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21st Annual Big Boo!-seum Bash to Deliver Halloween Fun

Little Rock, Ark. (October 20, 2016) Sponsored by the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau and this year the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Greater Little Rock Museums and Cultural Attractions Consortium will host its largest ever annual Big Boo!-seum Bash with 15 partners at nine downtown attractions, Thursday, October 27, 2016 with new times of 5:30 PM 8:30 PM.

Big Boo!-seum Bash is a free, family-friendly event that provides people the opportunity to visit many of Little Rock’s museums and cultural attractions for a night of safe trick-or-treating and family fun and games. Visitors are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes.

“The Big Boo!-seum Bash was created to provide the public free access to our great local museums and cultural attractions. It’s a safe, fun, family-friendly event that people of all ages enjoy,” said Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau President & CEO Gretchen Hall. “It’s a perfect time to visit an attraction possibly for the first time, or re-visit one that you haven’t been to in a while,” she added.

Prize Information:

Game cards will be provided at each participating Boo!-seum location. Cards must be stamped at each attended location to be eligible for prize drawings. Stamped cards will include prize entry instructions. Prize entrants must be 18 years of age or younger. Prize structure is as follows:

  • Grand Prize Electronic Tablet. Visitors must visit all 9 locations to be eligible.

  • Secondary Prize - $100 gift card. Visitors must visit 7 or more locations to be eligible.

  • Social Media Contest Prize - Boo!-seum event goers are encouraged to post photos on

    Facebook with the hashtag #LRBooseum while at a participating Boo!-seum location. Via a random drawing, one lucky winner will receive a special Little Rock-themed museum prize package.

2016 Big Boo!-seum Participants Include:

Arkansas Arts Center - 501 E 9th St - Wildwood Park for the Arts will participate on-site

Historic Arkansas Museum - 200 E 3rd St

Little Rock Visitor Center at Historic Curran Hall

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History

Firehouse Hostel & Museum will participate on-site Mosaic Templars Cultural Center 9th St and Broadway

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site will participate on-site

Museum of Discovery 500 President Clinton Ave

Central Arkansas Library System will participate on-site Old State House Museum 300 W Markham St

Arkansas Secretary of State will participate on site

Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center

NEW SITE: Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum -

North Little Rock Heritage Center will participate on-site

Additional Event Partners:

Big Boo!-seum Bash sponsors include Little Rock Family Magazine, Savvy Kids and Target Printing & Office Centre.

For more event information, visit or call (501) 376-4781. Additional Information:

Greater Little Rock Museums and Cultural Attractions Consortium Mission The mission of the Consortium is to promote central Arkansas museums and cultural attractions to both visitors and residents and to facilitate cooperation, collaboration and communication, and between its member institutions and the larger community.

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau Mission - The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB) is the official destination marketing organization of Little Rock. LRCVB is charged with improving the quality of life and the local economy by bringing visitors, meetings, conventions and events to the city; and serving customers, visitors and delegates with courtesy, knowledge and skill.


615 E Capitol Ave

503 E 9th St

602 President Clinton Ave

120 Riverfront Park Dr, No Little Rock

North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau Mission - Their mission is to promote North Little Rock as a positive tourism and hospitality experience thus enhancing economic growth and quality of life for its citizens and visitor