NORTH LITTLE ROCK (Thursday, June 1, 2023) – North Little Rock Tourism is excited to announce Party in the Garden will be on August 10th at Ben E. Keith Foods Mid-South on 1 Ben E. Keith Way North Little Rock, AR 72117. Party in the Garden is an event that celebrates the culinary achievements in North Little Rock and raises money for future development in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Party in the Garden will treat guests to an extraordinary evening showcasing the talents of local chefs Shane Henderson and Gilbert Alaquinez with a delicious three-course meal with libations while North Little Rock Tourism shares their achievements in North Little Rock’s hospitality and tourism industry through their Setting the Table culinary initiative.

Heather Kouns, the Director of Destination Projects for North Little Rock, expressed her enthusiasm for the event, stating, “We are thrilled to host Party in the Garden, where people who want to support the growing hospitality and tourism industry can learn how they can help to improve hospitality and tourism in North Little Rock. We invite everyone to join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating our city’s thriving culinary scene.”

Tickets for Party in the Garden will be available for purchase for $150 starting June 1 at Seating is limited, so interested individuals are encouraged to secure their tickets promptly. There are also sponsorship opportunities that include a table at the dinner and a VIP reception.

Party in the Garden is presented by North Little Rock Tourism and Ben E. Keith Foods and sponsored by The City of North Little Rock and Argenta Downtown Council. For more information about Party in the Garden and other exciting culinary events in North Little Rock, please visit or contact Heather Kouns at (501) 500-3728 or

About the North Little Rock Tourism

North Little Rock Tourism is the destination marketing organization for North Little Rock, Arkansas. It promotes North Little Rock as a positive tourism and hospitality experience thus enhancing economic growth and quality of life for its citizens and visitors. For more information about where to stay, where to eat and what to do in North Little Rock, visit

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