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Lake Conway. It is considered to be the largest lake constructed by a state wildlife agency. The lake is located 3 miles south of Conway, on Interstate 40. It has been a state favorite fishing spot since 1948. There are clearly market boat trails on the lake and visitors can take advantage of the picnic areas, camping grounds, restaurants and motor rentals provided here.

 

Jump Zone. At 4000 Dave Ward Dr, visitors will find a place where children can have fun on the inflatable indoor playground, where they can jump, climb, and race and have a fun time with friends and their parents. Jump Zone is offering a wide variety of entertainment choices for the little ones and parties can be arranged here by reservations only.

 

St. Peter's Episcopal Church. For those who are looking for a religious experience while sightseeing in Conway, they should consider visiting St. Peter's Episcopal Church, located at 925 Mitchell Street. Sunday services are available from 8 am to 10 30 am and the Wednesday services are held from 7 pm. A Christian education program is offered on Sundays, from 9 am.

 

Sports & outdoor events

Beaverfork Lake, which can be reached of Highway 25 in the north part of Conway, is a popular spot for outdoor activities. Visitors can get involved in fun activities such as swimming, fishing and boating. Volleyball courts and softball fields are also available, as well as large parking areas.

 

The Faulkner County Rodeo Arena is offering 5 rodeos a year. Visitors from all over the state participate at the Bull Jam, held one week before Labor Day. There are six horse shows provided at the arena during the year, as well as cowboy races containing obstacle courses to test the skills of cowboys and their horses.

 

Festivals

The Toad Suck Daze is one of the largest annual events held in Conway. It is a tradition from 1982, a community festival that is 3 days long, held on the first week in May, offering visitors live music and amusement rides.

 

Food and craft vendors are everywhere and there is no entering fee. The entire family can have fun and enjoy the carnival, see the golf tournament and admire the magicians on the streets of downtown Conway. The primary purpose of the festival is to raise money for scholarships and help hundreds of individuals to get the chance of receiving a higher education.

 

Nightlife

Conway does not have a thriving nightlife, but visitors say that there are nice restaurants where to spend a relaxing evening and enjoy a delicious dinner.

 

A practical tip for a night out in Conway would be to see a movie at the Cinemark Cinema 6 (201 Highway 65 N, Conway) accompanied by friends after having dinner at Smokehouse Barbecue (505 Donaghey Avenue) or Chilli's Grill and Bar (1111 E Oak Street).

 

Another option would be Conway Supper Club Incorporated, located at 408 Highway 65 N, Conway, considered as being a great neighborhood bar offering reasonable prices and the best place in Conway to enjoy a steak.

 

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (1885 Old Morrilton Hwy) is offering customers karaoke nights, with an entering fee of just $2, as well as a DJ night. The karaoke nights start at 8 pm every Tuesday, Thursday Friday and Saturdays. Wednesday nights are dancing nights and the music is provided by professional DJs.