Christmas in Little Rock 2019 has just begun, and our city’s most festive time has holiday activities for all to enjoy. The team at A-Tech Appliance Service, your first choice for appliance repair Little Rock, put together a list of our favorite things to do for Christmas in Little Rock to jumpstart your holiday spirit!

Holiday Season Happenings: Things to Do for Christmas in Little Rock

There are so many Little Rock Christmas events that celebrate the season. From Christmas parades to light displays, we’ve got everything you need to be in the holiday know!

Arkansas State Capitol Building Lighting Ceremony

This is one of the longest-running Little Rock Christmas light displays, with 2019 being its 81st year. Come and watch the state capitol spring to life with over 100,000 twinkling lights while the grounds are illuminated with lighted Christmas trees. The evening culminates in a fireworks show over the Capitol dome and the chance to visit the lobby to view the magnificent holiday décor.

  • Location: Arkansas State Capitol | 500 Woodlane Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
  • Date: Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 6:00-7:00pm
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Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday Parade

Before the countdown to the Capitol’s holiday lights, enjoy an evening of holiday fun with a Christmas parade Little Rock-style! The Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday parade features local marching bands, community organizations, and holiday floats that travel from Broadway to the Capitol. Local judges award prizes to the best bands and floats, so come and cheer for your favorites during this free night of family fun!

  • Location: Broadway to Woodlane Street | Little Rock, AR 72201
  • Date: Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 3:00pm-4:00pm
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Rudy & Friends at River Market

If you’re looking for free, kid-friendly things to do for Christmas in Little Rock, look no further than Rudy & Friends at the River Market Pavilion. Little Rock’s entertainment district will host not only Rudy and his reindeer friends but also Santa himself for the perfect photo opportunity. Before meeting Santa, kids have the chance to write him a letter at his workshop and design fun photos at the S-Elfie Station.

  • Location: River Market Pavilions | 400 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201
  • Date:  Sunday, December 8th, 2019 | 12:00-1:00pm
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Santa Saturdays at the Zoo

Things to do for Christmas in Little Rock with the whole family should include the Little Rock Zoo Santa Saturdays. In addition to their usual attractions, every Saturday before Christmas you can spend some quality time with Santa – and even get a few photos in!

  • Location: Little Rock Zoo | 1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
  • Date: Every Saturday until December 21st, 2019
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Storytime with Santa at the Capital Hotel

There are things to do for Christmas in Little Rock that have a touch of holiday magic, and this event at the Capital Hotel is one of them. Children are invited to wear their pajamas to the hotel and can receive a robe and pillow upon arrival for a personal evening with Santa.

After he reads ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Santa calls each child by name to confirm the gifts on their list before singing Christmas carols around the hotel’s beautiful tree.

  • Location: Capital Hotel | 111 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
  • Date: Thursday, December 16th-20th & 23rd, 2019 | 6:00-7:00pm
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There are so many things to do for Christmas in Little Rock that we know you’ll find your new holiday tradition to enjoy for years to come. From all of us at A-Tech Appliance Service, Happy Holidays!