NORTH LITTLE ROCK (Thursday, April 14, 2022) – To celebrate all things “local,” Arkansas cities and organizations located within the 501 area code are teaming up for an area-wide celebration on May 1, known as “501 Day.” North Little Rock businesses, city departments and community organizations will participate with events and special deals on Saturday, April 30, 2022, and Sunday, May 1, 2022.

“There will be a variety of ways to celebrate 501 Day in North Little Rock by supporting local businesses and getting involved in the community,” said Stephanie Slagle, Director of Marketing for the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (North Little Rock CVB). “One of the highlights will be free recreational classes and live performances by Ballet Arkansas at Argenta Plaza.”

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For an updated list of things to do and events for 501 Day in North Little Rock, visit For all 501 Day events and deals in the area, visit

Things to Do

Saturday, April 30 & Sunday, May 1

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Sunday, May 1, 2022


Saturday, April 30, 2022

Sunday, May 1, 2022

“For the first 501 Day in 2021, we had great involvement, particularly from the City of North Little Rock and North Little Rock Parks & Recreation,” Slagle said. “This year, we wanted to include more small businesses and community organizations throughout North Little Rock in the celebration. And there’s still time to get involved!”

North Little Rock businesses and organizations that would like to participate can fill out the submission form, available at

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