July in the Arkansas Delta means the return of three beloved, long-time events and it promises to be a fun-filled month.
Celebrate Independence Day with food, fireworks and fun at the 85th annual 4th of July Homecoming and Picnic in Piggott on July 3 and 4. Tuesday evening features carnival rides and the annual pageants. Wednesday starts with a parade at 9am. Live music, carnival rides, great food, political speakers and spectacular fireworks are on tap throughout the afternoon and evening. Call 870-598-4016 for details.
Fun for the entire family is what you’ll find at the 68th annual Homecoming Picnic at Wynn Park in Corning on July 4. A parade through downtown kicks-off the event at 9am. Several pageants, live entertainments, games for kids and rides are also on this year’s schedule. The evening ends with a fantastic fireworks display. Learn more by calling 870-857-3874.
Have a ding-dong of a great time at the 33rd annual Ding Dong Days Festival in Dumas on July 26 and29. Watch as the Ding Dong Daddy and Ding Dong Momma are crowned. Join in for the Ding Dong eating contest. The festival also features rides and activities for children, a parade, live entertainment, and a variety of booths and concessions. For more information, phone 870-382-5447.
For more information about top events in Arkansas take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Arkansas.