These 16 Towns In Arkansas Are On Santa’s Naughty List This Year

Isn’t it always the way? Sometimes the lines between naughty and nice get blurred. Some of the Arkansas towns we love and laud as the best decorated or most spirited at Christmas time happen to have the least reason for Santa to visit this year. Based on statistics from, these Arkansas towns may be decked out in finery this season, but the crime rate data collected shows that a lot of naughty things went down in these locations last year.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

All right, enough naughtiness. It’s time to talk about why (and if) these towns and cities have done enough in 2015 to put them back on Santa’s ‘nice’ list. Leave a comment telling us about the good things these towns have done this year–or talk about which towns in Arkansas you’d put on Santa’s naughty list, all crime stats aside!