Karen E. Segrave

The Ohio Club has been in business since 1905 and features live music Thursday-Sunday.

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.

Bar / lounge / Sports Bar

Boogies Bar & Grill
1010 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs
501-624-5455 | boogiesbar.com
Late night club located in downtown, offering full kitchen service and two bars! Entertainment includes karaoke, open pool tables, eight large TVs and a 160' screen for your favorite sports games, line dance lessons most Thursdays, live music with a different country/classic rock band playing most Saturday nights. Open 4 p.m.-5 a.m. daily.
Live music: Saturday

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. Th-Sa.

Rocky’s Corner
2600 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 624-0199 | rockyscorner.com
Rocky’s Corner serves genuine Chicago-style pizza with real Italian toppings. Other specialties include homemade Italian sandwiches and dinners. The establishment features a full-service cocktail lounge and sports bar with a large screen DirectTV separate from the family dining area. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su-Th, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. F-Sa.

Splash Wine Bar
325 Ouachita Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 701-4544 | splashwinebar.com
Unique wines. Delicious cocktails. Fun encounters. Endless occasions. Open 4-10 p.m. W-Th, 4-midnight F, 12-midnight Sa and 4-9 p.m. Su.

Water ‘N’ Hole
5712 Albert Pike Road, Royal
(501) 760-1211 | facebook.com/water-n-hole-165849186808019
The Water ‘N’ Hole is a fun, friendly bar. They take pool seriously here, with several patrons competing in the local pool league. Live performances every Saturday by local musicians. Open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. M-Sa and 11 a.m.-close Su.


Restaurant Bar

501 Prime
215 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-0202 | 501prime.com
501 Prime features live entertainment Thursday-Saturday, a casual dining experience, cigar-friendly outdoor seating and central Arkansas’ largest selection of whiskeys and premier cocktails. Open 4-10 p.m. Tu-Su.
Live music: Thursday-Saturday

The Big Chill
910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs
(501) 624-5185 | chillhotsprings.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-F, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Sa and noon-midnight Su.

Bleu Monkey Grill
4263 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 520-4800 | bleumonkeygrill.com
We have one of the hottest sports bars in Hot Springs where you can watch your favorite game or play trivia with people all around the country. We also have a happy hour, which we call “Monkey Business” held from 3-7 p.m. on weekends. Open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tu, W, Th and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. F, Sa.

Cascades Bar & Grill 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. Open 4 p.m.-last call M-Sa and 4 p.m.-last call Su.

Copper Penny Pub
711 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(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 11 a.m.-3 p.m.). Closed M and Tu.
Live music: Thursday-Saturday

J&S Italian Villa
4332 Central Ave., Suite B, Hot Springs
501-525-1121 | jandsitalian.com
Buona Sera! Jeannie & Saddiq Mir are the new owners of remodeled fun and trendy J&S Italian Villa restaurant in Hot Springs. Dine with us and experience fine Italian cuisine with seasonal menus, freshly made pasta, handcrafted cocktails, impeccable service, and live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night in the J&S Lounge. We offer unique wine pairing dinners, outside catering, kitchen parties as well as hosting any of your special events in our private Red Room. Visit website for hours of operation.
Live music: Thursday-Saturday

The Lobby Bar at The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa
239 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-7771 | arlingtonhotel.com
The perfect place to spend the evening or relax in the afternoon with friends. Live entertainment on weekends. Food service (lite menu) offered most evenings. Please call for open days and hours of operation.

Mainline Sports Bar - Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 363-4770 | mainlinesportsbar.com
Watch your favorite game on one of over 90 large-screen TVs and wager in the all-new Sportsbook area. Try your hand at axe throwing or challenge your friends to a game of shuffleboard. The Mainline Sports Bar also features three Topgolf Swing Suites, offering simulated golf, baseball, hockey, soccer and more. Feed your appetite with wings, nachos and all your favorite sports bar selections. Open daily from 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

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 5 p.m.-2 a.m. M- F, 2 p.m.-2 a.m. Sa and noon-midnight Su.

Ohio Club
336 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 627-0702 | theohioclub.com
Arkansas’ oldest bar, The 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 Thursday-Sunday. Thursday is jazz night 7-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday’s band features music from the ’60s to current day 8 p.m.-midnight; Sunday is a solo artist 6-9 p.m. Open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Su-W, 11 a.m.-midnight Th, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. F, Sa. Call for current operating hours.
Live music: Thursday-Sunday

Pop’s Lounge - Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-4411 | oaklawn.com/dining
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. Now open!

The Porterhouse
707 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 321-8282 | theporterhousehotsprings.com
Steak and seafood complemented by an extensive wine list. Great bar atmosphere. Open 5-8:30 p.m. Su-Th and 5-9:30p.m. F-Sa. Closed on W.

Rolando’s Speakeasy
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 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Su-Th and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. F-Sa.
Live music: Thursday-Sunday


Superior Bathhouse Brewery
(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. We offer 18 taps of our own unique beers—from light to dark, experimental sours to IPAs and everything in between, we’ve got a craft beer for every taste. Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Su and M; Closed Tu; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. W and Th; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. F and Sa.


Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(800) 625-5296 | oaklawn.com
Play hundreds of new games like live blackjack, live poker, roulette, craps and high limits area. Oaklawn Casino is open 24/7. Enjoy world-class Thoroughbred racing from Dec. 3, 2021 through May 8, 2022. Visit oaklawn.com for post time details.

Live Music Venue

Vapors Live
315 Park Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 463-4463 | vaporslive.com
Hot Springs’ most iconic entertainment venue. Built for a Las Vegas style showroom in 1960, one of the South’s premier music venues. If you’re looking for a great night out, this is the place. Check out our 2022 website for hours and events.
Live music: Thursday-Saturday

Nightclub/Dance Club

Crosswalk Bar & Grill
2714 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 463-9463 | crosswalkbarandclub.com
Located directly across from Oaklawn Jockey Club, Crosswalk is a great place to celebrate a big win at the track or to cheer yourself up after a less-than-stellar day playing the ponies. DJs or musicians perform throughout the week at the club, which has a dance floor and pool tables. Open 9 a.m.-2 a.m. M-Sa and 10 a.m.-midnight Su.


The Winery
1503 Central Ave., Hot Springs
501-623-9463 | hotspringswinery.com
Come taste native Arkansas wines and take a free tour in a branch of the Arkansas Historic Wine Museum. You're welcome to purchase wine by the glass, bottle or case, or choose from an assortment of gifts and accessories in the main lobby. Open seven days a week.