Eureka Springs Summer Things To Do

Things to Do with Kids in Eureka Springs, Arkansas 

As the school year draws to a close, it’s time to start planning summer getaways and family-friendly activities. Summer is a terrific time to truly bond with your kids and spend quality time together as a family and Eureka Springs is the perfect place for this!  Here’s a list of all the great things to do we have to offer this summer.   

Things to Do with Kids in Eureka Springs


  •  The opera at Inspiration Point presents three fully-staged operas during its June and July summer opera festival Opera in the Ozarks
  • Go to lunch at a landmark.  On the National Register of Historic Places, The Crescent Hotel is a must-see Eureka Springs landmark and the SkyBar has the best pizza in Eureka Springs. 
  • While at the Crescent Hotel, walk down Crescent Drive to The St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. It is listed in “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” because visitors enter the building from the bell tower.
  • Volkswagen lovers can meet up at the 3-Day Volkswagen Festival
  • Ghost hunters can take a ghost tour at the Crescent Hotel, Basin Park Hotel, or around Haunted Eureka Springs
  • Ditch your car and ride a Trolley around Eureka Springs
  • Step back in time to an earlier age of locomotive transportation and enjoy the Excursion Train or the Dining Car at ESNA Railway.
  •  Enjoy a show at the Ozark Mountain Hoedown.
  •  What’s under downtown Eureka Springs?   You can take a tour and find out!
  •  See why the beautiful Thorncrown Chapel has received dozens of architecture awards from around the world.
  • Catch the daring stage performance, I Haunt You
  •  Enjoy local music & fun at one of our area bars & clubs.
  •  Explore the springs of Eureka Springs with this handy map
  • Go fishing on one of our lakes or rivers:  Beaver Lake, Table Rock Lake, Lake Leatherwood, Kings River or White River
  • See a real working gristmill at nearby War Eagle Mill
  • Shop until you drop at one of our dozens of shops and galleries
  • Have a relaxing massage at one of the many spas throughout town
  • Visit our local breweries (Eureka Springs Brewery & Got A Hold Brewing)

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We also have a list of family-friendly lodging in Eureka Springs as well as Eureka Springs’ best places to eat for families. 

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