what to do

We are proud of our rich history and culture, which is the inspiration for emerging artisans in and around the region known as The Delta. These artists have deep roots and contribute to the social fabric by telling their story visually and audibly. Visit one of our local galleries, or check out our events calendar to soak up some live music and art, to experience the culture of NEA.

We have many activities the entire family can enjoy! From art museums, bowling, or a night at the theater to catch the latest production, you are sure to find something you all can enjoy!

Explore the many parks, lakes and trails that make up our beautiful regional landscape! Jonesboro and the Delta region are home to some of the most scenic waterways, mountains and hills. Whether you’re an active outdoor enthusiast ready for hiking, climbing and biking, interested in a more leisurely pace with photography or bird-watching, or looking for a spot to play – experience your next adventure in the great outdoors!

  • Disc Side of Heaven
  • Jonesboro Pool Center
  • Sage Meadows Golf Course
  • Joe Mack Campbell Field (Soccer, Baseball, Playground Complex)
  • Craighead Forest Park (Campling, Disc Golf, Basketball, Volleyball, Playground, Fishing, Hiking and Bike Trails)
  • Earl Bell Community Center (Basketball, Volleyball, Dance, Rock Climbing, Tennis Courts)

Visit Parks and Recreations site to learn more! 

Healthy communities are vital to the future of our region. The City of Jonesboro Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide variety of sports programs for children and adults of all ages.

​Physical activity is fun, but also offers many benefits. An active lifestyle promotes healthy growth and development, builds self-esteem, reduces the risk of disease, improves your mood, and increases endurance and muscular strength.

Explore the links to get moving and have some FUN!

Youth Sports

Adult Sports

Jonesboro has a rich and colorful music scene, giving much more meaning to the term “Delta Blues.” From emerging local musicians to national recording artists, Jonesboro features live entertainment for every taste.

​Select one of the establishments below for a full list of live music and events.

Shop ’til you drop! Jonesboro’s many boutiques and shops have some of the nation’s hottest on-trend fashion, as well some of our own local labels! Need the perfect gift? Planning a wedding registry? From charming local retailers to your favorite nationwide chain retailer, it’s easy to satisfy your shopping needs!