Celebrating Fourth of July in the Rock

June 1st, 2021 by

After a year-long hibernation indoors last year, it is wonderful to take the opportunity to enjoy Summer outdoors this year. Here at Landers Toyota of Little Rock, AR one of our favorite summer holidays is the Fourth of July, Independence Day! It is an opportunity to show our appreciation for this great nation and time to enjoy family and friends. We’d like to share with our customers some places to celebrate the Fourth of July this year in Little Rock.

37th ANNUAL POPS ON THE RIVER image: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

First Security Amphitheater

400 President Clinton Ave

Little Rock, AR

Now you’re talking about some fun; it’s the 37th year for Pops on the River! This is a free community and patriotic event presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Orion Federal Credit Union. It’s the largest Fourth of July event in the state with more than 30,000 attendees. There are a ton of things to do which include: free children’s activities, a shopping marketplace, food trucks and lots more. There is also another wonderful entertainment inside the First Security Amphitheater that includes live music by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and others. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. and will be shot off the Main Street Bridge.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK photo: Arkansas State Parks

11901 Pinnacle Valley Road

Little Rock, AR

For an easy-going and low-key Fourth of July celebration, take advantage of the vast beauty of Pinnacle Mountain State Park right here in Little Rock. The perfect spot for an outdoor adventure of trail-hiking and exploring the rivers, Pinnacle Mountain State Park includes over 15 miles of trails, including 7 miles of challenging mountain bike trails. You’ll also be able to experience the Big and Little Maumelle Rivers up close. Be sure to visit the park visitor center, enjoy a picnic, or reserve a pavilion for a large family gathering.

2021 Fleet Feet Firecracker Fast 5k

145 South Monroe Street

Little Rock, AR

On your mark, get set, go! Fleet Feet of Little Rock is sponsoring their 45th Annual Firecracker Fast 5K run on July 4th. There is still time to register to participate in the run. Due to Covid, there will be no on-site registration. But if you would like to register on race day, you can do so online by smart device or computer. Registration will be open until race start time at 7:30 a.m. on July 4th. The run is limited to the first 1,000 participants, so it’s a first-come, first-served basis.

There is always something going on in our beloved city of Little Rock, especially around the Fourth of July holiday. Landers Toyota of Little Rock is proud to be part of such a wonderful and enthusiastic community. If you want to begin your July 4th celebration off with a bang, come and browse our available selection of 2021 Toyota models. Maybe it’s time to trade in and get a new set of wheels to take the kids on a fantastic road trip or just to get fireworks. Either way, we are here to assist you when you’re ready to purchase your next vehicle.


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