Things to Do in Paragould - Spring 2023

Top 10

1. Listen to music with friends.

Join friends and family at a local Downtown restaurant for Singo Bingo. A tune is played and you have to name that song and match it on your bingo card. Bingo cards are $20 and are sold at a first come, first serve basis. The schedule is as follows:

  •     April 7 – Chow at 118
  •     May 5 – Carlos’s Street Tacos
  •     June 2 – Hamburger Station
  •     July 7 – 1812 Pizza Company
  •     August 4 – Skinny J’s
  •     September 1 – Bloom Events

To learn more, visit Downtown Paragould Facebook


2. Enjoy the arts.

Support local artists at this year's Art & Stroll on April 15 from 3-8 PM. Art & Stroll is a one-day event featuring music and art from local vendors selling handmade, handcrafted products.

To learn more, visit Downtown Paragould Facebook.

art and stroll

3. Explore new job opportunities. 

The Greene County Job Fair will be held April 18 at the Paragould Community Center. Visit with employers in a variety of fields ready to take your resume. Full time and part time job positions are available as well as skilled, entry-level and professional positions. The Job Fair is open to the public from 1 to 4PM. 

This event is sponsored by the Economic Development Corporation of Paragould. The Paragould Community Center is located at 3404 Linwood Drive.


4. Learn about preserving history.

The NEA Collectors College and Expo is the perfect place for you to learn about collecting, preserving, and experiencing history. The event is open Saturday, April 22 from 9AM to 5PM at The Crossing. To display your collection, visit here

The Crossing is located at 101 S. Pruett Street.

nea collector

5. Clean up Paragould on Earth Day (and all the time).

What better way to spend Earth Day than making the city we call home cleaner and more beautiful? During the week of April 17-22, there are some daily tasks that we encourage the community to do: 

    April 17: Assess your storefront or house/yard.

    April 18: Pick up trash around your business or house.

    April 19: Sweep your business’/house’s sidewalks/parking lot/alley.

    April 20: Trim or mow around your building or house.

    April 21: Decorate your storefront or house and/or plant flowers.

    April 22: Volunteer in the city-wide cleanup day.

Join several hundred volunteers on Saturday, April 22, for a city wide cleanup. Individuals or groups of volunteers will meet at the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce office at 9AM to get assignments. Lunch will be provided at noon to those who register by April 13 to


To learn more about Clean Sweep, email

6. Lace up your running shoes.

Grab your running shoes and register for the NEA 1K to benefit Habitat for Humanity on April 28. Individual races will start every fifteen minutes for the region's first one kilometer race. There’s a race for any level runner and a block party for everyone else. To learn more, click here.


This event will be held at the Community Pavilion located at 201 E. Court Street.

7. Take your class to the park.

Crowley’s Ridge State Park will be hosting a Wild about Wildlife School Day event for Kindergarten to 3rd grade classes. Park interpreters will present 20-minute educational programs at five stations about Arkansas wildlife. The groups will rotate through each station. Teachers are encouraged to choose a day (May 4 or May 5) and register their class. Fee is $2 per student. To learn more,  visit here.


8. Support local growers and makers.

The Paragould Farmers’ Market’s opening day is May 13. Bring the family to the new Community Pavilion to purchase locally grown produce and handcrafted items. In addition, the Greene County Master Gardeners will be hosting their Annual Plant Sale and 25th Anniversary Celebration. The Market opens at 8AM. 


The Community Pavilion is located at 201 E. Court Street.

9. Jump behind the wheel of a derby car.

The Smoking Skulls Motorcycle Club will be hosting a demolition derby benefiting Ag for Autism on May 20 beginning at 5PM at the Greene County Fairgrounds. There will be food, beverages, merchandise, and a raffle and over $6000 in possible winnings. To learn more, visit their Facebook page.


The Greene County Fairgrounds are located at  1108 Highway 49B.

10. Visit a local city park.

Last year, the Parks Department worked hard to beautify some of the local parks with new pavilions and seating areas. Rent a pavilion for a spring gathering today! There are several places to run or walk, grill, or fish. To find a list of city parks and to reserve a pavilion, click here.