Discover the Best Hot Springs Nightlife Venues for Drinks, Dancing and Entertainment
After you spend a day on Lake Hamilton or an afternoon soaking in a natural spring, you can wrap up your day with a bang at one of Hot Springs’ happening night spots. Go dancing at a nightclub, relax with a cocktail set to live music or just enjoy a unique hot spot in the company of family and friends.
Cascades Piano Bar at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hot Springs Hotel & Spa
400 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs
(501) 624-9200 | HotSprings.EmbassySuites.com
Guests enjoy a full bar in a relaxed atrium setting and the song stylings of local artists around a beautiful grand piano. Open 4 p.m.-midnight M-Sa and 4-10 p.m. Su.
Copper Penny Pub
711 Central Ave., Hot Sp rings
(501) 622-2570 | CopperPennyPub.com
In historic downtown Hot Springs, Copper Penny Pub provides a traditional Irish pub experience featuring live music, Irish pub fare and nightlife. Just one block from historical Bathhouse Row, Copper Penny Pub is a downtown restaurant by day and a hot spot for live bands on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights; with eight TVs to catch your favorite sports. You’re sure to find a variety of drink specials, with local brews on tap. The Copper Penny Pub has the best Irish food along with traditional bar fare and a Sunday brunch every week. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. W, 11 a.m.-midnight Th, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. F-Sa and noon-10 p.m. Su (brunch served noon-4 p.m.). Closed M and Tu.
The Inside Track Grill & Sports Lounge at The Hotel Hot Springs & Spa
305 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-6600 | HotelHotSprings.org
Located on the lobby level of the newly-renovated Hotel Hot Springs, The Inside Track Grill and Sports Lounge presents the best of both worlds. A first-rate sports viewing venue and a menu featuring a fresh take on the classics. The Inside Track has been designed for locals and visitors alike with designer cocktails, craft and draft beers, an inviting wine list and the most large-screen televisions in town. Open daily at 11 a.m.
The Lobby Bar at the Arlington Hotel
239 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-7771 | ArlingtonHotel.com
The Lobby Bar is the perfect place to start the evening or relax in the afternoon with friends. Enjoy the music of Larry Womack and Jackie Beaumont on Thursday evenings. Willie Davis & Co., a jazz combo, is a weekend fixture at the Lobby Bar, performing Friday and Saturday nights. Open 11 a.m. daily.
Martini’s on the Bay
4810 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 525-0885 | BackPorchGrill.com
Overlooking Lake Hamilton, Martini’s on the Bay specializes in select martinis and features a dance floor and TVs tuned to spectator sports. Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. W-Sa.
336 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 627-0702 | TheOhioClub.com
Arkansas’ oldest bar, Ohio Club has been in business since 1905, when its patrons included the likes of Al Capone and Mae West. The club is open seven days a week and features live music every night. Wednesday night is classic rock, Thursday night is jazz, and Friday and Saturday nights feature classic rock, blues, R&B and even a little disco! Open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. M-Sa and 11 a.m.-midnight Su. Kitchen open all day, every day.
Pop’s Lounge - Oaklawn Racing & Gaming
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-4411 | Oaklawn.com
Whether you want to wind down after a busy race day or take a break from all the gaming action, Pop’s Lounge is your spot. With comfortable seating and a casual atmosphere, there’s no better place at Oaklawn to simply grab your favorite cocktail and relax. Open 10 a.m.-6 a.m. F-Sa, 10 a.m.-4 a.m. Su and noon-4 a.m. M-Th.
210 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 318-6054 | RolandosRestaurante.com
Step back in time with downtown’s newest and most elegant bar and dining in the historic downtown district. This 1920s-themed bar is the perfect place for a quiet refreshing beverage along with award-winning dining. Enjoy your experience here at Rolando’s Speakeasy. Open 4 p.m.-close M-Th and 1 p.m.-close F-Su.
Silks Bar & Grill - Oaklawn Racing & Gaming
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-4411 | Oaklawn.com/Dining
Free live music every Friday and Saturday. Dining open 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Su-Th and 11 a.m.-2 a.m. F-Sa. Bar open 8 a.m.-4 a.m. Su-Th and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. F-Sa.
Core Public House
833 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 701-4390 | CoreofArkansas.com
Core Brewing Co. is an Arkansas brewery dedicated to giving you the best beer experience possible. With all of our unique Public Houses around the state, you'll feel at home anywhere you travel. That’s why we are the Core of Arkansas. Open 3-10 p.m. M-Th, 3 p.m.-midnight F, noon-midnight Sa and noon-9 p.m. Su.
Superior Bathhouse Brewery
329 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 624-2337 | SuperiorBathhouse.com
Located in Hot Springs National Park, the historic Superior Bathhouse is home of the world’s only brewery to utilize thermal spring water! Enjoy house-made beers and root beer on tap in our tasting room, or take a 64-ounce growler home with you. An extensive selection of guest taps and bottles from America’s best breweries round out Hot Springs’ best craft beer experience. Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Su-Th and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. F-Sa. Happy hour specials 3-6 p.m. M-Th.
Oaklawn Racing & Gaming
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(800) 625-5296 | Oaklawn.com
Play hundreds of new games like live blackjack, live poker, roulette, craps and a high limits area. Oaklawn Gaming is open 8 a.m.-4 a.m. Su-Th and 8 a.m.-6 a.m. F-Sa. Enjoy Thoroughbred racing from January 25-May 4, 2019. Visit Oaklawn.com for post time details.
LIVE MUSIC VENUE
The Big Chill
910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs
(501) 624-5185 | TheBigChillHotSprings.com
Established in 1997, The Big Chill has expanded from a little corner bar into a two-story raging good time. There’s live music every night, a special little menu and plenty of parties. Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. M-Sa.
Arkansas’ premier country club features live music from country bands every weekend. Open 8 p.m.-5 a.m. Th-Su.
700 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 321-0909 | MaxinesLive.com
A former brothel run by a madam of the same name, Maxine’s hosts acts of various genres and is a major player in central Arkansas’ live-music scene. Catering to original touring bands, local musicians and monthly burlesque shows. Full menu with a casual order at the bar feel with classic cocktails, craft beers, hand tossed pizzas, meaty burgers, gourmet tacos and brunch. A local favorite. Open 3 p.m.-3 a.m. M-Th, noon-3 a.m. F, noon-2 a.m. Sa and noon-midnight Su.
Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre
701 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 318-1600 | HotSpringsBathhouseDinnerTheatre.com
A large selection of amazing food including meats, vegetables, salads, fruits, rolls, fresh fruit, desserts, coffee, tea and water included. Buffet starts at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.