Friday 5: Family friendly fun in Northwest Arkansas this weekend, June 29-July 1

Northwest Arkansas has no shortage of family fun, but in the summer it’s amplified. Here are our recommendations for this weekend, but if you’re looking for something a little different check out the 2018 Fireworks Event Guide or the Summer 2018: Where to swim, splash, and stay cool in Northwest Arkansas

Teen Night: School of Rock

Have a rockin’ movie night at the library with popcorn, drinks and School of Rock (PG-13)! Ages 12-17 only.

Date: Friday, June 29

Time: 5:50 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Bella Vista Library

More info: Click here

Dive-In movie: The Incredibles 

Now that they have the new pool video board, the Jones Center can show dive-in movies in the pool. $3 (free for members)

Date: Friday, June 29

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: The Jones Center

More info: Click here

Rodeo Parade

Observe a patriotic display of cowgirls, cowboys, floats, bands, entertainment and candy for the kiddos during the Rodeo parade. Parade begins at  at Parsons Stadium and will proceed West down Emma through downtown Springdale.

Date: Saturday, June 30

Time: 3 p.m.

Location: From Parson’s stadium to Emma St, Springdale

More info: Click here

Super Saturday: Opera in the Ozarks presents Cinderella

Opera in the Ozarks will present their production of Cinderella.

Date: Saturday, June 30

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Fayetteville Public Library

More info: Click here

Animation Film Festival 

Bring the whole family and come join the Rogers Public Library in celebrating Animated Films each Sunday at 2:00 PM Admission and refreshments are free.

Date: Sunday, July 1

Time: 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Rogers Public Library

More info: Click here

BONUS event: We partnered with Pinnacle Fireworks  and they helped us out with a “Fireworks Shopping Guide for Parents,” which gives a Top 10 list of recommendations for fireworks that give you the most bang for your buck.

Tomorrow (Saturday, June 30th), Pinnacle Fireworks will have a bouncy house and an inflatable slide which will be available all day. After 3:30 p.m that day, there will also be a Kona snow cone truck there (and snow cones are free with fireworks purchase). There will also be an all-day bouncy house at Pinnacle Fireworks on Wednesday, July 4th. Happy shopping (and bouncing)!