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We will offer events throughout the season such as community caroling and fireworks along with partner nights. 


A partner night is an evening where a sponsor brings their team and creative ideas to connect with guests.


In the spirit of giving, other nights will include free admission to all DCFS foster homes in the surrounding eight counties, a toy drive, and food drive. 



Gates close 30 minutes prior to the advertised closing time.


Nov. 22 – Dec. 1

Thur–Sun • 5 p.m.–10 p.m.


Thanksgiving Day:

Nov. 28
5 p.m.–8 p.m.


Thanksgiving to Christmas:

Dec. 5 – Dec. 23

Everyday • 5 p.m.–10 p.m.


Christmas Eve & Christmas Day:



After Christmas:

Dec. 26 – Jan. 4

Thur–Sun • 5 p.m.–10 p.m.



Special Events

Opening Night

Nov. 22

Get your picture with Santa Claus, Howl and Scarlet. Stocking Stuffer magnets for first 5,000.


Miracle Kids Success Academy

Event Night

Nov. 23

Enjoy a night celebrating the reason for the season by watching a reenactment of "The Story of Jesus" and playing in a petting zoo filled with furry and feathery friends! Show will last approx. 15 minutes and play every half hour beginning at 5:30; last showing at 8:30. Miracle Kids will also be giving away duffel bags stuffed with goodies to the first 500 children in foster care.


Santa Claus

Nov. 24

Come get your picture with Santa!


Thanksgiving Day:

Nov. 28
5 p.m.–8 p.m.


Santa Claus

Nov. 29

Come get your picture with Santa!


City of Jonesboro Parade

Dec. 5

Visit the Jonesboro Parade downtown hosted by the Jonesboro Jaycees then end the day with your family at Christmas at the Park!


Jonesboro Radio Group

Event Night

Dec. 6

The Jonesboro Radio Group family of radio stations invites you to their special night where you will recognize your favorite radio personalities from 104.9 The Fox, 100.5 The Eagle, Mix 106.3, Hot 107.5, 98.5 The Outlaw and EZ 92.7 dressed as Christmas presents collecting toys to be given to children through the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) organization. Be sure to bring a toy to share with the kids this Christmas! Radio personalities present from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.!


Santa Claus

Dec. 7

Come get your picture with Santa!


Food Drive

Dec. 12

Support the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas by bringing cans of food or non-perishable items for the Food Drive! Come get your picture with Howl, Scarlet & Santa!


Northeast Arkansas Fox & CBS

Event Night

Dec. 13

KJNB Northeast Arkansas Fox and CBS is hosting “Be A Star” night from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  On this special night, KJNB will give the public a chance to “be a star” by participating in a series of TV commercials that will air on FOX, CBS, MeTV and myNetwork television stations. Feel free to show off a talent, wear your tackiest Christmas sweater, or be a part of a music video, the choice is yours! Northeast Arkansas Fox and CBS wants you to be the star this holiday season!  To learn more, click here.


St. Bernards Medical Group

Event Night

Dec. 14

The physicians of St. Bernards Medical Group are proud to be the founding sponsors of Christmas at the Park.  On this evening, there will be doctor hats for kiddos and St. Bernards goodies at the concession stand. We hope you all stay healthy this Christmas season—a cheerful heart is good medicine!  So, come out to Christmas at the Park for your dose of good medicine from the physicians of St. Bernards Medical Group!


 Santa Shuffle Fun Run

Dec. 17

Race beings at 6:30 p.m. • More info here.


Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield

Event Night

Dec. 19

Ready to light up the holidays? Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield invites you to bring the family to receive a free light-up Christmas bulb necklace! Don the festive apparel and get your photo taken with Santa, too! The first 1,000 through the gates will receive a light-up Christmas bulb necklace. Join the fun and Live Fearless with Arkansas Blue Cross at Christmas at the Park!


Ritter Communications

Event Night

Dec. 20

Join Ritter Communications, in partnership with The Arkansas Pet Savers, for a night of festive films, holiday crafts and paw-fectly adorable face paintings! Enjoy Dr. Seuss' The Grinch projected under the stars with showings at 5:30pm and 7:30 pm. Get creative and make magical reindeer food beginning at 5:30pm and continuing while supplies last. Visit The Arkansas Pet Savers and get your face painted. We'll see you at the park!


Santa Claus

Dec. 21

Come get your picture with Santa!


Community Christmas Caroling

Dec. 22

Come together as a community this Christmas season! Choirs from churches, schools, and community groups lead in singing well known Christmas Carols. Caroling begins at 6:30 p.m. and there will be  free parking with a paid admission pass to enter the park. A song list with lyrics will be provided.


Night of Fireworks

Dec. 31

Come see the bright lights all around! This is a limited ticketed event. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m., gates will close at approximately 9:15 p.m. Purchase your tickets early!


Closing Night

Jan. 4

Celebrate the last night of Christmas at the Park for the 2019 season!



Take advantage of photo opportunities with special Christmas props and on certain dates take your own FREE picture with Santa!



Enjoy a tasty cup of Hot Chocolate along with a full concession stand of food with proceeds supporting the Jonesboro City Stars.



Participate in an A-State Howl & Scarlet Scavenger Hunt of several custom-designed pieces.

Download sheet here!



Start your experience at home with Christmas at the Park coloring sheets!

Download sheets here!

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