Oaklawn Celebrates October

Sept. 25, 2012

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It’s a good thing there are 31 days in October because Oaklawn Racing & Gaming has a full slate of promotions and events planned from start to finish. Highlighting the month will be Hot Spring’s largest Oktoberfest celebration, a Lonestar concert and a Halloween costume contest.

Oktoberfest will be celebrated Oaklawn style Sunday, October 7. Guests can enjoy a favorite fall tradition from 5 – 10 p.m. while enjoying a $6.99 German buffet, $1 Samuel Adams® Octoberfest, live entertainment from the Internerat Locals and cash drawings.

Lone StarOaklawn’s popular Finish Line Theater Concert Series comes to a close Oct. 25 with a performance by the award-winning country group Lonestar. Now back with lead singer Richie McDonald, the band will hit the stage at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. 15 and will be $29.95 or $19.95.

This year marks Lonestar’s 20th Anniversary and they are recording a new album to celebrate. The Texas-bred band, known for merging their country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals, has combined sales in excess of 10 million album units. Lonestar has achieved 10 number one country hits including “No News,” “Come Crying to Me” and “Amazed.” The band’s awards include a 1999 ACM Single of The Year and Song of the Year for “Amazed” and the 2001 CMA Vocal Group of the Year.

While visitors must be 21 to enter the gaming center, all the kids at heart are invited to wear their best Halloween costumes Wednesday, Oct. 31 and can compete for $1,000 in prizes. The person with the best costume will receive $500 and five other people will receive $100. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and judging starts at 8 p.m.

Football fans can watch their favorite games in Pop’s Lounge every Monday, Saturday and Sunday all season long, while enjoying great food and drink specials. ESPN Game Plan will be on every Saturday for the best in college football and Sundays will feature NFL Sunday Ticket. Guests can come in on Mondays to play Gridiron Challenge and enjoy free tacos and $1 drafts through halftime of the big game.

Follow Oaklawn Racing & Gaming on Facebook for up-to-date news and reminders for what’s happening. For more information or a complete list of promotions, visit oaklawn.com or call (501) 623-4411.


Special Dates

Sunday, Oct. 7:           


Thursday, Oct. 25:      


Wednesday, Oct. 31:  

Halloween Contest


Schedule of Events


NFL Ticket 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.   

Hot Zones


Monday Night Football

Gridiron Challenge

Progressive Hot Seat


Triple Points


Catfish Night


$15,000 Witches Riches


Steak Night

Hot Zones

Live Entertainment in Pop’s Lounge (See below for schedule)


ESPN Game Plan 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Hot Zones

Live Entertainment in Pop’s Lounge (See below for schedule)


Pop’s Lounge Schedule:

Oct. 5: Dusty and Rusty

Oct. 6: 7 South

Oct. 12: Cruize Brothers

Oct. 13: Cruize Brothers

Oct. 19:  Delta Donnie

Oct. 20: Delta Donnie

Oct 26: Larry Womack

Oct. 27: Larry Womack