The following is a list of LGBTQ+ owned or allied businesses in Hot Springs and the Central Arkansas area. They are supportive of the LGBTQ+ community. Please support them by patronizing their business or utilizing their services.
If you are a business owner or manager and would like to add your business to our site listing please contact us and let us know.
NOTE: Many of these businesses have been affected by COVID-19 safety and health requirements. Please contact them directly for information about their business hours and services.
306 Ouachita Ave. 501-502-2013 Stephanie Patterson-Alderdice sixtyonecelsius.com
Providing social media services, website design, video production, digital marketing and branding strategies.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
341A Whittington Ave. 501-613-0352 Erin Holliday www.emergentarts.org
Fostering creativity among emerging artists of all ages and abilities in Garland County and surrounding communities.
Low Key Arts
118 Arbor St. 501-282-9057 http://www.lowkeyarts.org/ independent music and art opportunities
Presenting original, forward-thinking and independent music and art in the town of Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.
D’s Mobile Mechanic Service 215 Magnolia St. 501-262-8715 Dave Webb
Birds Have Flowers 501-786-0283 Rebecca Stone firstname.lastname@example.org
Custom made baby bedding and decor.
Spa City Cakes 501-655-0391 (call or text) Sarah Duran
Home-based in Hot Springs. I’ve worked in American, Mexican and European bakeries for 15 years. I would love to bake something special for you! Specializing in weddings, gourmet cupcakes and homemade cakes from scratch.
Starlite Club 230 Ouachita Ave. 501-620-4501 Holly Faulkner https://www.facebook.com/StarliteHotSprings/
21+ dive bar on Ouachita Avenue in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Pool Tables, Darts, Skeeball, Dancing, DJ’s. Non smoking.
Ulta Beauty 231 Cornerstone Blvd. 501-520-0617 Jeanie Fisher https://www.ulta.com/stores/hot-springs-ar-1368
Ulta Beauty is committed to offering our guests unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and the delight of discovery.
Diamond Dance Company 3812 Central Ave. 501-282-2969 Jennifer Vaughn-Varney https://www.facebook.com/Diamonddance15/
Diamond Dance Company offers professional level dance education in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Ages 2-Adults are welcome here.
ARK-N-SPARK Electrical Services 1414 Cones Rd. 501-617-2439 Nathan Sanders https://www.Facebook.com/arknsparkelectric
See “WEDDING & EVENT PLANNING” below.
Escape Hot Springs
200 Spring St. #200 501-463-6532 Joshua Drake escapehotsprings.com
A physical adventure game — Combination of immersive theatre and brain games — Guests solve a series of puzzles and riddles to escape a themed room within the allotted hour.
Steadfast Hobbies & Games
1609 Albert Pike Rd. 501-617-6058 Nick Palmer https://www.facebook.com/pg/steadfasthobbiesandgames/
Steadfast Hobbies and Games is a gaming/hobby store where you can find a little bit of everything for the everyday gamer. We offer a wide array of entertainment, from Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, miniatures, and a wealth of board games, along with a courteous and knowledgeable staff that can assist you with any questions you may have.
3AM Gallery & Gifts
216B Central Ave 501-463-9889 Katie Marie Diedrich https://www.facebook.com/3AM-Gallery-Gifts-108129827273894/
We are a new art gallery and gift shop coming to downtown Hot Springs.
Hot Springy Dingy
409 Park Ave. 501-623-2849 Hannah Mills https://www.facebook.com/HotSpringyDingy/
A shop for all seasons! Check out our unique gifts & fine jewelry from AROUND THE WORLD. Costume rentals-1000’s to choose from… A MOST unusual shop! We are open only for mask orders and pick up at this time.
501-282-6682 Isabelle Saettele https://www.facebook.com/IzzysHandmades/
Handmade jewelry and artwork made by teen artist Isabelle “Izzy” Saettele.
Kringles In The Park
118B Central Ave 501-762-0835 Shawn Mabry www.facebook.com/kringlesinthepark
Kringles In The Park is a year round Christmas, seasonal, collectible and gift store located in the Downtown Historical District of Hot Springs, AR.
United Festival Outfitters
501-301-0244 Cecile Gonzales https://unitedfestivaloutfitters.com/
United Festival Outfitters is an outdoor company dedicated to bringing color to your campsite by creating full color printed tents, hammocks, chairs, as well as camping gear and apparel tailored for festival goers and vibrant people alike.
Flowers and Home
245 Cornerstone Blvd. 501-525-0444 Monroe Cranford & Tom Bynum https://www.flowersandhome.com/
Most unique, personal, and elegant items for your home. You will find furniture, area rugs, pictures, lighting , accessories, and the most amazing selection of seasonal decor of any store anywhere!
Joe Sturgill & Company
501-622-9991 Joe Sturgill www.jscodesigns.com
Our passion is to make your vision a reality! The design team is happy to work with any size job and budget, from only selecting a paint color to furnishing a complete home.
Lara’s Jewelry and Designs
236 Cornerstone Blvd. 501-525-4487 Rob Saettele https://larasjewelryanddesign.com/
We feature diamonds, gemstones, watches, gold, platinum and silver jewelry as well as an ever growing estate collection. There is truly something for everyone, whether you have $20 to spend, or $20,000.
Above And Beyond Landscape and Design
720 Mcclendon Rd. 501-545-0386 Mitch McDaniel
Bee’fly Garden & Designs
970-331-4820 Sarah Enselein https://www.facebook.com/bflygardens/
A gardening and craft business. Specializes in organic gardening and earth-friendly practices with a focus on pollinator planting and custom pottery/small garden design. Also makes jewelry, garden décor, flower crowns, wrapped crystal art and smudge wands.
1890 Williams House B&B
490 Quapaw Ave. 501-624-4275 Joseph Cody Waite http://1890williamshouse.com/
1890 Williams House Inn celebrates Victorian flair with modern conveniences, making it an excellent choice for Hot Springs Arkansas Lodging.
638 Ouachita Ave. 501-701-1111 Jimi Brazil www.bestcourthotsprings.com
Restored Historic boutique motor court hosting National Park visitors since 1933.
Dame Fortune’s Cottage Court
609 Park Ave. 501-791-9600 Andie Roberts www.staydamefortune.com
A boutique motel where modern luxuries and vintage-inspired design merge with mid-century “roadside” motor court cool.
Gold-Inn Hot Springs
741 Park Ave. 501-624-9164 Justin Smith www.goldinnhospitality.com
Nestled among the Ouachita Mountains and surrounded by Hot Springs National Park, the Gold-Inn is a boutique 17-room motor lodge anchored by a 1905 manor.
231 Fountain St. 501-321-2230 Rob Cox happyhollowhotsprings.com
Cool retro motor court located near bathhouse row.
Harrell House AirBnB
501-276-7394 Michelle Sestili https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/35743600
1937, 3 bed, 2 bath, renovated brick bungalow in the heart of Historic Uptown Park Avenue features a collection of local art, authors and history. Extensive, private, off-street parking for multiple vehicles, boats, trailers or RVs.
Hilltop Manor B&B
2009 Park Ave. 501-625-7829 Jennifer DeMott https://www.hilltopmanorhotsprings.com/
Welcome to our relaxing bed and breakfast accommodations on the edge of Hot Springs National Park. Our Diamond Collection Inn was named a “Top 10 U.S. B&B” in 2011, 2014 and 2015 by BedandBreakfast.com and awarded the “Golden Key” for excellence in hospitality, and named a “Beauty Spot.”
The Waters Hotel
340 Central Ave. 501-321-0001 Chris Arrison www.thewatershs.com
The Waters, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, situated in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, is perfectly located to explore everything the area has to offer. Regardless of whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, you’ll be sure to enjoy your stay at this luxurious boutique hotel.
Your Best Move
501-620-0546 Becca Clark www.YourBestMoveAR.com
Moving is never easy. Your Best Move is here to plan, supervise, and carry out all aspects of your transition with professionalism and kindness.
Bed Bath and Bark
705 Lakeshore Dr. 501-545-3917 Hoyt Herron https://www.facebook.com/Bed-Bath-Bark-164963004196536/
We have collaborated some of the best groomers in the hot springs area to bring you a true groom dream team! You’re sure to love this amazing groom shop!
Camp Diggity Dogs
1850 Higdon Ferry Rd. 501-525-3647 Ashley Hopkins https://www.facebook.com/campdiggitydog/
Doggie daycare, overnight boarding, professional grooming services. With 3 large indoor playrooms and pet turfed outdoor playgrounds in our 23,000 sf indoor/outdoor Pet Resort. Owned and operated by pet lovers.
Kat Hardin Photography
Kat Hardin https://www.facebook.com/kathardinphotography/
Freelance photographer. Nature, Animals, Lifestyle, Wedding, Engagement, Boudoir, Artistic, etc. Let’s capture some memories and get artsy!
Madison Hurley Photography
220 Court St. 501-627-2723 Madison Hurley Fuentez https://www.facebook.com/Madison-Hurley-Photography-270102653056324/
Pin-up makeovers, Boudoir photography, seniors, newborn-teen, maternity, weddings…and more! Freelance Photographer located in Hot Springs Arkansas.
501-232-3027 Michelle Switzer Johnson https://sweetshotsbymichelle.zenfolio.com/
Hot Springs, Arkansas photographer specializing in capturing moments to last a lifetime.
The Parlour Hot Springs
340 Ouachita Ave., Suite C 501-701-4444 Amy Davis https://www.facebook.com/theparlourhotsprings/
A unique metaphysical shop where spooky New England meets the primitive South. We also offer workshops on a range of different topics and tarot readings.
Arkansas Times / Out In Arkansas
201 E Markham Ste 200 Little Rock 501-375-2985 https://www.arktimes.com/arkansas/out-in-arkansas
Arkansas’s one-stop shop for LGBTQ news and culture. A publication of the Arkansas Times.
The Springs Magazine
501-547-0029 JoAnn Mangione https://www.facebook.com/The-Springs-Magazine-186625161263/
The Springs Magazine is your guide to the Arts, Entertainment & Wellness In Hot Springs, AR.
Coldwell-Banker RPM Group
4328 Central Ave. Suite J 501-276-2217 Kent Dover http://www.kentdoverrealtor.com/
A dedicated professional with 17 years of experience in the Hot Springs area that I’ve enjoyed since childhood.
ESQ Realty Group
147 Hawthorne St. 501-293-2913 Jeffery Vaughn http://www.hotspringshomesales.com/
I’m here to make buying or selling your home in Hot Springs a breeze. With me by your side, you’ll be making moves in no time.
Lake Hamilton Realty
4425 Central Suite C 501-538-3885 Sharon Tremor https://www.lakehamiltonrealty.com/sharon-tremor-listings
Featuring Properties. in the Hot Springs area and surrounding areas around the State. Property Management and Leasing…Valuable info for Buyers, Sellers and Investors
Marilyn Ridge Realtor
4328 Central Ave. Suite J 501-538-8755 Marilyn Ridge https://www.coldwellbanker.com/Coldwell-Banker-RPM-Group-708c/Marilyn-Ridge-7422509a
Real Estate questions? Our agents have experience listing and selling city, lake and rural homes, Condos, multi-family and commercial properties.
211 Exchange St. 501-205-1900 Chris Rix www.RixRealty.com
No matter what your desires for property commercial, waterfront, luxury homes, condo, land, first time buyer, or investment/income , Rix has personal experience with ownership of each of these types of properties. Put his expertise to work for your lifetime of investing power.
420Eats Food Truck Court
420 Malvern Ave. 501-420-3286 Stephen N Eddie Inman-Crawley https://www.facebook.com/420eats/
420eats Food Truck Court is located in the Gateway District, we are a family and pet friendly hot spot where entrepreneurship and innovative deliciousness collide. Bring the kids, bring the fur babies, play some games and enjoy great food!
638 Ouachita Ave. 501-701-1111 Jimi Brazil www.bestcourthotsprings.com
Historic Motor Court Circa 1933 Historic Best Cafe /Bar is located inside the Historic Best Motor Court. Open Daily 7:30 am-2:00 pm.
408 Central Ave. 501-321-0101 Jeff or Ginger Bastin https://www.facebook.com/bubbalus/
Out of all the places to eat burgers in Arkansas WE WERE CHOSEN as the best good cheap burger in Arkansas! Thanks to all our fans for making this happen!
Diablo’s Tacos & Mezcal
528 Central Ave. 501-701-4327 Sadgirl https://www.facebook.com/diablostacosandmezcal/
Bar and Grill, Mexican food.
Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Beer Garden
100 Exchange St. 501-781-3405 Billy Carper/ Chris Luker https://www.facebook.com/GratefulHeadHotSprings/
Specialty pizzas rockin’ a hand-braided crust, Appetizers, Sandwiches, and more! Craft sodas, Craft Beer, and two full bars. Inside and Outside dining. NO Reservations.
Kollective Coffee + Tea
110 Central Ave. 501-701-4000 Kevin Rogers www.facebook.com/kollectivecoffeetea
Hot Springs’ very own 3rd wave coffee+tea house. Specializing in organic and local products, breakfast, brunch, sandwiches and vegan fare.
700 Central Ave. 501-321-0909 Cassie Francioni https://www.facebook.com/maxineslive/
All music lovers and, like Maxine, lovers of this fabulous town come together here to watch some amazing talent, eat some killer food and toast craft beers and unique drinks into the night. Our venue attracts a diverse crowd consisting of all ages of, musicians, music lovers, artists, filmmakers, food and beer lovers, sports fanatics, poets, locals and out of towners looking to relax and unwind.
Odyssey Coffee Co – mobile coffee
Joshua Adams https://www.facebook.com/Odyssey-Coffee-Co-103200627899685/
Arkansas’ premier fully mobile coffee shop.
Red Light Roastery Coffee House
1003 Park Ave. 501-609-9357 Briana Johnson Moore https://www.facebook.com/redlightroastery/
Red Light Roastery: The first small batch, craft coffee roaster in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.
Rod’s Pizza Cellar
3350 Central Ave. 501-321-2313 https://www.facebook.com/RodsPizza/
The oldest pizza place in town. We have been in business since 75! Come in and try our world famous. GODFATHER. Award winning!
Rooftop at the Waters
340 Central Ave. 501-625-3850 theavenuehs.com/the-rooftop-bar-at-the-avenue
Sam’s Pizza Pub
401 Burchwood Bay Rd. 501-525-0780 Landan https://www.facebook.com/samspizzapubhs/
Sam’s Pizza was originally opened in the mid 1980’s. With recent updates and improvements we hope to serve the Hot Springs and Lake Hamilton community for decades to come.
SQZBX Brewery and Pizza Joint
236 Ouachita Ave. 501-609-0609 Holly Faulkner https://www.facebook.com/SQZBX/
801 Central Ave. #15 501-624-7866 Amanda Mitchell www.facebook.com/steinhauskeller
Arkansas’ newest German Restaurant and Biergarten. Located in the grotto of Spencer’s Corner in historic dowtown Hot Springs. Our cave-like atmosphere is truly unique. Enjoy your favorite German beer in our lush Biergarten. We look forward to seeing you. Prost!
4501 N AR-7 Hot Springs Village 501-984-5944 Mickey Wells https://order.subway.com/en-us/restaurant/5600
Get great subs in a matter of minutes! Fast and friendly service.
Superior Bathhouse Brewery
329 Central Ave. 501-624-2337 Rose Schweikhart https://www.facebook.com/SuperiorBathhouseBrewery/
World’s Only Thermal Water Beer Brewery Located Inside a U.S. National Park offering 18 taps of craft beer and original eats.
The Avenue Restaurant
340 Central Ave. 501-625-3850 Theavenuehs.com
Our mission is to present you with the best ingredients from many of our local farms and showcase what sourcing from within Arkansas can do for your palate.
The Blitzed Pig
4330 Central Ave. 501-525-1616 Chris Thomas https://www.facebook.com/Theblitzedpig/
Sports oriented restaurant. 15 beers on tap along with full bar. 14 TV’s including 3 – 120″ BIG screens. HUGE outdoor patio. Live music. Non-smoking & family friendly. Check out our event calendar for more information!
340 Central Ave. 501-625-3850 https://www.facebook.com/TheRooftopHS/
Given its name, The Rooftop sits atop The Waters Hotel and The Avenue Restaurant. Enjoy locally sourced foods, with a wide variety of drinks, appetizers, and entrees while taking in breathtaking views of Bathhouse Row.
Will’s Cinnamon Shop
1001 Central Ave. 501-538-4650 Will and Katie Byrd https://www.facebook.com/willscinnamonshop/
Homemade, totally from scratch cinnamon rolls!
2 non Blondes Hair Studio
3531 Central Ave. 501-282-9418 Jessie Aughenbaugh https://www.facebook.com/2nonBlonde/
Full service salon with 7 licensed stylists. We specialize in color, cuts, hair extensions, eyelash extensions, Brazilian Blowout, and much more!
Dapper & Debonaire
124 Central Ave. 501-762-4684 Lynne Dapper https://www.facebook.com/DapperDebonaire/
Men’s Grooming Goods and Barber Supply.
500 Malvern Ave. 501- 463-4209 Stephen N Eddie Inman-Crawley https://www.facebook.com/loxsalon247/
A fun, upbeat, relaxed, client-focused, full-service salon anchored by madly talented stylists who offer a wide array of specialties including the art of color, including corrective color.
Kringles and Kones
115A Central Ave 832-367-4135 Shawn Mabry https://www.facebook.com/Kringles-and-Kones-108690437540926/
Christmas themed sweet shop! Only soft serve ice cream in downtown Hot Springs. Come see us for a Kringle, Ice cream, Sundae and more! Want something to remember… ask for Santa’s Way!!
600 Ouachita Ave. 501-545-2378 Joel and Ali Rush https://www.facebook.com/ouachitachocolate/
Ouachita Chocolate is Hot Springs Arkansas’s only bean-to-bar, small batch, craft chocolate maker. Our handcrafted chocolate is 100% organic and made from the finest cacao in the world.
Redbeard’s Living Canvas
413 Park Ave. 501-623-4744 Angie Tanner https://www.facebook.com/redbeardslivingcanvas/
Redbeard’s Living Canvas has been in operation for over 24 years. We have several artists with a wide variety of specialties. Contact us for info.
3684 Malvern Ave. 501-545-0044 Jessamyn Carter https://www.facebook.com/RetroFitHotSprings/
Vintage and Reproduction rockabilly, retro, modcloth clothing for all genders, sizes, ages and tastes. If we don’t have what you need, we will help you find it! Shop local without paying tourist prices at The Retro Fit. Private shopping available.
WEDDING & EVENT PLANNING
Grace Chapel and Wedding Venue
235 Pearson Dr. 501-538-4063 https://www.facebook.com/Gracebesidethemill/
Take a step back in time when you visit this White Washed chapel reminiscent of those found at Cades Cove, in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Hot Springs Catering Co. formerly Special Touch Catering
600 Main St. Suite N 501-620-4270 https://www.facebook.com/hscateringco/
Catering and Event Planning for Wedding, Corporate, and Private Events.
Joe Sturgill & Company
501-622-9991 Joe Sturgill www.jscodesigns.com
Event planning, wedding planning, and floral display
493 Elkhorn Lp 501-819-2893 Lucas Turner www.turnerbartending.com
We specialize in craft-cocktails, and treating every drink with the utmost attention and care. Currently, we offer the following services:
–Private event bartending for any size or type of event;
–Reservation only craft-cocktail experiences;
–Bar Consulting services and professional insight