River Market District
It's all happening at downtown Little Rock's River Market District. Discover two open-air pavilions that house the twice-weekly Farmers' Market, the indoor bazaar at Ottenheimer Market Hall, a 10,000-seat amphitheatre for events such as the Riverfest Music Festival, and 33-acre Riverfront Park.
River Market District.
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Ottenheimer Market Hall.
Enjoy an international bazaar featuring all types of food and specialty items at Ottenheimer Market Hall. Open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. all year long, the Market Hall features fifteen merchants on a permanent basis. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and outstanding to-go dinners. Specialties include hand-crafted artesian breads and pastries, homemade pies and cakes, all kinds of meats, gourmet coffee and espresso drinks, and authentic ethnic cuisine, from Mexican and Japanese to Middle Eastern and European. Take a load off your feet in the expansive seating area or inviting beer garden. For more information, visit www.rivermarket.info/market_hall.aspx
Stop by the River Market's two open-air pavilions every Tuesday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during May through October for the incomparable Farmers' Market. Overlooking Riverfront Park and the Arkansas River, the Farmer's Market beckons with farm-fresh produce, including peaches, strawberries, beans, corn, herbs, tomatoes, plums, beets, peppers, squash, asparagus, broccoli, and zucchini. Additional food items being showcased are all-natural beef and pork, as well as organic chicken. Handmade arts and crafts are also for sale. For more information, visit www.rivermarket.info/farmers_market.aspx
Expansive Riverfront Park, which is 33 acres in total, encompasses eleven blocks along the south bank of the Arkansas River. The park plays host to a wealth of outdoor events and is a great place to come to play Frisbee or have a picnic. Highlights include the Riverfest Amphitheatre and ten lovely sculptures along the Sculptural Promenade. The Belvedere Pavilion and the Sunken Plaza area can be rented for parties, weddings, and other social gatherings. For more information, visit www.rivermarket.info/riverfront_park.aspx
River Market District Events.
Along with the stunning park, must-see museums and cultural attractions, tempting dining options, and superb nightlife, the River Market District is known for its awesome annual events. Enjoy everything from the popular Riverfest Music Festival in May, summertime's free Movies in the Park, and the Sculpture in the River Market show every October. For more information, visit www.rivermarket.info/events.aspx