"Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions" Tune In

13 Aug 2023 in

Get ready to learn more about holiday traditions in the first episode of “Celebrating Arkansas.”

Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions,” an Arkansas PBS original series showcasing The Natural State’s culture and heritage, is set to premiere with its Fall episode Monday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m., with an encore airing Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

The series will take audiences on a journey across the seasons and across the state as Arkansans share the memories, family rituals, food and time-honored traditions that bring their loved ones together.

Join professional DJ and “Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions” host, Mario Luna, as he scours the state for the most interesting, time-tested Arkansas celebrations. In the Fall episode of this new series, Luna will get the inside information on the Hindu festival of Diwali, as well as the spooky details on Halloween and Día de Los Muertos in different communities across the state. Finally, Luna will compete in a Turkey Crawl as he celebrates Thanksgiving a handful of different ways, while sharing the lesson – no matter the celebration, it’s better together.

See our most recently updated schedule anytime at myarkansaspbs.org/schedule.  

Watch broadcasts on ARPBS-1