Here is a city that really does have it all. There are so many fun things to do in Cabot, Arkansas and today we have a Cabot local who is going to share all the best things to do with us!
Cabot is the largest city in Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States, and a suburb of Little Rock. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 23,776, and in 2019 the population was an estimated 26,352, ranking it as the state’s 19th largest city, behind Jacksonville. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area. –source
What is your favorite thing to do in Cabot?
We enjoy the Cabot Parks. There are 2 main parks we enjoy: Richie Road Park on Richie Road and the Cabot Community Pond Park. There are paved trails on each and natural beauty with the trees, plenty of running room for my kiddos, and well built equipment for all ages!
“Cabot Community Pond has a fishing pond stocked by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, a Dog Park for large and small dogs. a lit paved walking trail that wraps around the pond, a multi-family pavilion with grill, an eighteen-hole disc golf course, playground equipment, a single-family pavilion, and plenty of green space.” –source
Richie Road Park: “Found in the 1960’s, the park offers an All-Inclusive Playground, LED lighted walking paths, skatepark, 3 youth baseball fields, 5 youth flag football fields, and 2 pavilions. Come see why this is a hot spot for local residents.” –source
What is your favorite restaurant in Cabot?
Colton’s, El Canaveral, and Mi Rachito
Where is your favorite place to get coffee?
I’ve heard great things about Grinds, Brew YaYa, and Starbucks.
Grinds Coffee Company: “Great Hot/Iced & Blended Espresso/Coffee Drinks, Real Ice Cream Shakes, Smoothies, Sandwiches, Salads, Wraps & much more! Free Wi-fi. Dine in – Take Out – drive thru – After hours Private Parties – Catering. We do it all!” –source
Brew YaYa: “Barry and Cheri dreamed of opening a coffee shop in Cabot. Wanting to provide a safe place for locals to gather around good coffee and conversation, the mission of Brew Yaya was born. OUR MISSION IS TO BE A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN: Escape the life drama wearing on your soul. Be fearless and get through the heartache life gives you. Experience moments of clarity, beauty, inspiration, hope and know that everything will be alright.” –source
What is the best activity to do with kids in Cabot?
Bowling, Movie Theater, Painting shop, Visit the parks
Many Cabot locals (and folks from surrounding towns!) enjoy Allfam Bowling Center. You will find them at: 2350 Lakewood Dr. Cabot, AR 72023 (501) 941-3225
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Most unique thing to see in Cabot?
Murals have been painted on building walls around the central part of Cabot this year and there is now an “Art Walk” to take families on to see each painting!
Best walking trail in Cabot?
Richie Road Park trails and Cabot Community Pond
Best bed & breakfast in Cabot?
Miss Martha’s Pine Hill B&B in Cabot and Peaceful Valley Bed and Breakfast in nearby Austin
“Miss Martha’s Pine Hill B&B is the perfect place to relax or be active. Whether you want to swim, ski, or fish in a nearby lake, shop downtown, or go for a leisurely hike on our trails, we have it all right here for you.” You will find this B&B at 2766 Mountain Springs Rd. Cabot, Arkansas 72023 –source
Peaceful Valley Hosting: “We moved to central Arkansas over 25 years ago and fell in love with the area. You can enjoy all kinds of lands from the Delta of Eastern Arkansas, to the Pine of the South, and the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains to the North and West. We hope to provide a peaceful and enjoyable stay with our accommodations having the amenities of home.” –source
Do you have a favorite museum in Cabot?
Cabot Museum–It shares about the history of Cabot
“The award winning Museum of American History, located in downtown Cabot is home to a large collection of documents and artifacts associated with the history of Cabot, Arkansas and the United States. Exhibits currently on display include presidential campaigns, military and Cabot Schools artifacts, among others.” -Mike Polston –source
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Best live theatre in Cabot?
Limelight Performance Academy and Cabot Community Theatre
Limelight: “We are Cabot’s only triple-threat academy and are proud to share the magic of theatre with our community. We provide group and private instruction in acting, vocals, dance, and stagecraft. We typically produce four live theatre events each year. Our most recent performances include titles such as Seussical, Jr., A Charlie Brown Christmas, and Annie, Jr. Cast and crew are currently hard at work preparing for this summer’s production of Peter Pan, Jr. and will then start gearing up for our annual performance at Cabot Fest, followed by Limelight’s Haunted Theatre, which has become a crowd favorite!” –source
Seeing live theatre also happens to be on our EPIC Arkansas Bucket List. Don’t miss it!
What is the best farmers’ market in Cabot?
Cabot Farmers’ Market–located in the parking lot of Renew Church
You will find the Cabot Farmers’ Market on 205 W. Pine Street Cabot, AR 72023. They offer “Fresh vegetables and fruits, handmade crafts, herbs, home-made breads, soaps, and much more; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday” –source
Best drive-through Christmas light display in Cabot?
There are several houses that display music and lights, the drive through on Bethlehem road, Renew Church, is doing a live nativity this year on Dec 24
Where is the best flea market in Cabot?
“Fleabitten Flea Market is a family owned business. Conveniently located in Cabot, AR. “Itchin’ for a good deal? Come on in!” –source
You will find Fleabitten Flea Market on 1212 S 2nd St Cabot, AR 72023
Where is the best camping spot near Cabot?
Greers Ferry Lake (about an hour away)
“At the foot of Round Mountain in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north-central Arkansas stands Greers Ferry Dam. Behind that structure dedicated in 1963 by the late President John F. Kennedy, glistens one of the foremost recreational areas in the middle United States, Greers Ferry Lake. With over 30,000 acres of water surface, the lake serves as a playground for all kinds of water sports. Eighteen parks around the shoreline provide modern campgrounds, boat launches, swim areas and marinas.” –source
Arkansans all over the state consider camping at Greers Ferry Lake to be one of the best, fun things to do near Cabot, Arkansas.
Best Girls Weekend ideas in Cabot?
Girls painting party at Creative Wonder Studios, Bowling and eating as you bowl, Picnic at the park pond while you sit and talk under the beautiful, pine trees
Creative Wonder Studios: “Welcome to Cabot’s newest addition of fun things to do with art! Come and enjoy some time creating a masterpiece. I can show you step by step! Bring your friends 😉 Featuring fluid art paint pouring techniques on canvas.” –source
Best place to hunt near Cabot?
Hazen, Des Arc
What are some popular Cabot festivals?
Cabot Fest (October), Christmas Parade (early December), Strawberry Festival (April)
Cabot Strawberry Festival: “This event is focused on family fun and helps us promote local strawberry growers. At this festival we have live entertainment, a carnival, kid zone, food trucks, vendors, 5k race, and of course strawberries!” –source
The Strawberry Festival is one of my personal favorite fun things to do in Cabot, Arkansas. Cabot is such a friendly town and they really know how to put on a festival!
Best “Mom and Pop” place in Cabot?
Wild Heart Gypsy Soul Boutique, Cheryl’s Diner
WHGS Boutique: “We are a little boutique in Cabot, AR with items for every size & budget. We offer trendy & affordable accessories, shoes & clothing in sizes S-6XL. We also have adorable children’s clothing & accessories.” –source
Are there any “Arkansas Made” products that are crafted in Cabot that we should all know about?
The Wooden Boar Soap Company is a small, handmade soap company based in Cabot. They have some of the loveliest soap I have ever used! Plus, they have a beautiful mission to help the community. They hand craft beautiful bar soaps, bath bombs, bath salts, shave bars and much more!
“The Wooden Boar Soap Company is a small operation with huge dreams. We make handcrafted soaps, bath bombs, and bath salts. We are certain that you will love our products. We believe in giving back to the community that supports us. That is why for every bar soap purchased we will donate a travel bar to the Lonoke County Safe Haven (LCSH). The LCSH is a shelter helping victims of domestic violence. ” –The Wooden Boar Soap Company
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Best place to watch a live sports game in Cabot?
Cabot Panther Stadium–High School and Junior High Sports’ games
Fun Things to do in Cabot Arkansas
A special thanks to Brittany for sharing all the best things about with us!
Hi, my name is Brittany and I enjoy being a wife and mommy so much! My favorite things to do as a mom are to make sure my children are taken good care of and teaching them how to stay grounded in God’s word on a daily basis…in their words and actions.
I have the honor to homeschool our 3 children after teaching for 12 years in Cabot Public Schools. I am a personal trainer and enjoy helping others understand about daily, sustainable health, wellness, and exercise! My husband and I own our lawn care (UnAshamed Mowing and Lawn Care, LLC) and are both Certified Revelation Wellness Instructors.