Event Info


Event Information

PopsEntrancePops on the River, presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is the state’s largest Fourth of July celebration and takes place this year on Wed., July 4th in downtown Little Rock.

Pops on the River, in it’s 35th year, is FREE to the public and will begin at noon outside the main gates of the Riverfest Amphitheater in the River Market Pavilions with two Kid’s Pavilions. The event will also have a marketplace with shopping, food trucks and other activities below the River Market Pavilions.


Pops on the River activities inside the Riverfest Amphitheater gates will begin at 5:30. The Oh Say! Can You Sing? Top 5 finalists will perform in addition to the Big Dam Horns. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will close out the night with a beautiful performance. Fireworks will be finale at 9:30 p.m.


Volunteers are needed!  Please email epannell@arkansasonline.com for more information.