Things to Do
Top 10 Things to Do in Paragould This Summer
Summer is here! That means the sun is shining, and you are ready to take it all in. This list has been compiled especially for those wondering about things to do in Paragould this summer. Look no further because you have arrived!
Let Loose at the Downtown After Hours Concert Series
There is nothing like live music in the summertime! If that sounds like your cup of tea, then Downtown Paragould is where you need to be. There will be something for everybody at "Downtown After Hours". Live music will be on display from some fantastic local talent. The Happy Campers, The Shotgunbillys, and Spencer Herren are in the lineup for three dates in June, July, and August. These events take place on the corner of Pruett and Court Street in Downtown Paragould. In addition to the music, shops have extended their hours, so be sure to check them out. We have shops, restaurants, family fun, and music ready for you all in one place! Check out the schedule below for more details on Downtown After Hours.
These free events will begin at 6:30 PM and end at 9:00 PM on the second Friday of each month.
June 11, 2021 - Happy Campers Band
July 9, 2021 - Shotgunbillys
August 13, 2021 - Spencer Herren
For more information on Downtown After Hours you can call 870-240-0544, email email@example.com, or message on Facebook.
"Lettuce Head" to the Paragould Farmers' Market
One word: Quality. That is what the Paragould Farmers’ Market is serving up every Saturday this summer. Canopy tents line the street filled with the best of what our homegrown vendors have to offer. Take your pick from a smorgasbord of sweet baked goods, delicious ice cream, local artwork, handmade soaps, and more all from right here in NEA! Come breathe the fresh morning air and taste the local flavor that make Paragould so unique.
The Paragould Farmers’ Market is located on the 100 block of W. Emerson Street by the Collins Theatre and Centennial Park. Vendors will be there from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM or until they are sold out. Check the Facebook page HERE for updates on what vendors will be attending weekly and for inclement weather announcements.
Slide Over to the Water Park and Community Center
Stroll through Downtown Paragould
Visit the Historic Collins Theatre
This year is the FIRST ever Big Grass Bluegrass Festival, presented by the Collins Theatre and sponsored by the Paragould Advertising and Promotion Commission. The festival will be a loaded two-day event on July 23rd and 24th. On Friday July 23rd at 7:00 PM, performers include High Fidelity, The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, and The Cleverlys! On Saturday July 24th, two completely different shows are scheduled at 1:00 PM and at 6:00 PM. Performers include Breaking Grass, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, and the headliner Rhonda Vincent and the Rage! Get tickets online HERE or call 870-236-6252 for more information!
Hike Out to Crowley's Ridge State Park
For those that love the outdoors, the Dancing Rabbit Trail is a must-hike! The 1.25-mile trail leads hikers along a deep gulley over an Insta-worthy bridge. According to the park’s website, this trail used to be a campsite for Native Americans who gave it the name Dancing Rabbit Arroyo. The hike takes about an hour and brings you back to the visitor center, so what are you waiting for? Get out to Crowley’s Ridge State Park now!
Crowley’s Ridge State Park is located at 2092 AR-168 North in Paragould.
Visit their website HERE or call them at 870-573-6751.