At an April 9 press event, presenting sponsors Cherokee Nation Entertainment and First Arkansas Bank & Trust announced entertainment, expanded programming, and $130,000 in charitable contributions.
Two educational exhibits from the Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery, will have a temporary home in downtown Conway. "Science & Art" and "Mystery of the Mayan Medallion" have been featured in some of the top children’s museums around the country. This spring, the exhibits will occupy 5,000 square feet at 1101 Oak Street from Monday, Feb. 18, until Sunday, May 5.
Festival organizers announce the 2018 entertainment, contributions, and promotions.
Toad Suck Daze now has an official hot dog, thanks to the collaborative efforts of Petit Jean Meats and Conway High School’s culinary arts program. Sarah Maull created the recipe for the winning masterpiece, “Toad Mode,” which will be sold at Toad Suck Daze May 4-6, 2018.
Two of Arkansas’s best-known brands in children’s programming are teaming up to enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education in central Arkansas.
Toad Suck Daze is a four-time recipient of an international “Best Children’s Programming” award – and for good reason. The family-friendly festival is committed to providing activities for kids of all ages.
In one month, the 36th annual Toad Suck Daze festival, presented by Crain Buick GMC and Crain Kia, will kick off in downtown Conway. Organizers say they can’t recall a more exciting time before the festival.
Toad Suck Daze earned the gold award in the Festival of the Year category at the 2017 ALFiE (Arkansans Love Festivals and Events) Awards Luncheon, which took place Jan. 26, 2017, during the Arkansas Festivals and Events Association’s annual conference and trade show in Little Rock.
Children’s programming at Toad Suck Daze earned the festival a Gold Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals & Events Association. Toad Suck Daze took home a total of eight awards at this year’s convention.
Brad Lacy: "Leave it to Conway to find a way to send kids to college, children to preschool, Shakespeare to high schools, and hanging baskets to downtown. The lowly toad does some pretty cool things in a pretty cool town."