The public is invited to enjoy Easter weekend at Arkansas’ first state park. Family oriented programs and activities will be offered at Petit Jean State Park throughout this "Great Escape Weekend." These will include a free guitar concert starting at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, presented by local musician Brandon Robertson. Easter Sunday’s activities will include a 6:30 a.m. non-denominational Easter Sunrise Service, an 8:30 a.m. program with live rabbits, and a 2 p.m. "Easter Egg Scramble" for about 2,000 candy and toy-filled eggs.

This event is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, contact the park at 501-727-5441 or by email at, or visit