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Attractions

Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. The center contains a studio classroom, three art galleries, a theatre and a science gallery. It was founded in 1968 and it is dedicated for the citizens of Southeast Arkansas.

 

Visitors can see here displays of art collections and science exhibits. It is a member of the Arkansas Discovery Network. A new science exhibit for children was recently brought to the center, called the Illusion Confusion, offering interesting lighting shows.

 

Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum. Visitors can see a part of Pine Bluff's and Jefferson County's history. The museum offers displays of artifacts dating from the Civil War and World War II, furniture, antique dolls and clothing. It is open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 10 am and 2 pm.

 

Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame. It holds a live statue of Johnny Cash that is singing songs from the artist's repertoire. There are exhibits of musical instruments that were owned by famous artists such as Jimmy Driftwood and Levon Helm. Visitors can also admire the costumes that belonged to Charlie Rich and Tracy Lawrence. It is an interesting attraction in Pine Bluff, very much appreciated by tourists and visitors.

 

Sports & outdoor events

Pine Bluff contains 20 parks with playgrounds and areas for fun family activities. The Regional Park offers visitors hiking trails, picnic and play areas, 4 softball fields, sand beaches, a mini airplane airport, and a golf course.

 

It is a good option for those who are planning a fun, exciting day with the family. The Southeast Arkansas District Livestock Show and Rodeo is an annual event held in Pine Bluff, and it includes rodeo competitions, parades, talent shows, carnivals, races and live music performances.

 

This is a tradition in Pine Bluff that is over 60 years old and it is held at Hestand Stadium (420 North Blake Street).

 

Festivals

There are several annual festivals held in Pine Bluff, such as the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Enchanted Land of Lights & Legends, the 4th of July Celebration and the Pine Bluff Film Festival.

The Pine Bluff Film Festival is held in October, in the first week-end of the month, at the Saenger Theatre. For two days, visitors can enjoy classic films, symposiums and interviews with famous guests, such as Geraldine Chaplin, Tippi Hedren and Jane Russell.

The 4th of July Celebrations provides the largest display of fireworks in Southeast Arkansas. The event also contains the Battle of the Bands and food vendors are everywhere.

 

Nightlife

Pine Bluff doesn't have an exciting nightlife, but there are a few places where people can enjoy a relaxing evening. Mazzio's Pizza (2701 S Olive Street), Sbarro (2901 Pines Mall Dr #140) and Moretti's Italian Bistro (2520 W 28th) are considered to be the best choices if you're in Pine Bluff and you're planning on going out.

For those who want to go dancing, they should consider trying The Office (315 Harding Avenue), the Goose Lounge Disco (1406 Harding Ave) or Penny's Tavern (3006 6th Ave), all located at about 1 mile from the center of Pine Bluff.