It's going to be a "Magnificent May" for Camden's First Evening Market.  This Friday, May 3, from 6PM until 9PM in downtown Camden, Arkansas.

This month’s market will highlight a Vintage Circus.

Special Circus features:

  • Hot Air Balloon – on the bluff overlooking the Ouachita River (giving free rides)
  • Juggler
  • Stilt Walker
  • Roaming Hula Hooper
  • Person making balloon animals

Provided by this month’s sponsors:

Ouachita Electric Co-op, Holiday Inn Express of Camden, Highland Resources.

Music: Harper & Lee and Shelby Johnson located at the corner of Washington & Adams.

A special Children’s Area.

Book Signing by:  Ramona Wood – author from El Dorado area.  She is the author of 4 books including “The Goat Woman From Smackover”.

Competition:  Team Tug of War Contest.  Sponsored by Jenny’s Gym, this will be located close to the Hot Air Balloon

A vast array of vendors will be set up along Washington St. and Adams Ave.  including several farmers with fresh produce, grass fed meat, fresh eggs, jellies, jams, etc.    Many new vendors for This month including vintage farmhouse items, homemade rootbeer, hand carved duck calls and turkey calls, oil and water color paintings and much more!

Downtown merchants will stay open late offering great First Friday Specials. Come stroll, shop, chat and nibble on a relaxing fun evening in Downtown Camden.