9th Annual Railfest Celebration — May 11, 2019

Come celebrate railroads’ contributions to the history of Texarkana!! Front Street Festival Plaza and Downtown area — May 11, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; headliner concert on stage 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. Enjoy train rides, bounce houses, face painting, cornhole games, live entertainment, craft/food vendors!! For more information, contact Andi Darby (903/244-4282) at Townsquare Media

5th Annual 5k Santa Sprint — December 8, 2018

Texarkana Museums System’s 5th Annual 5k Santa Sprint December 8, 2018, 7:30 a.m. until Noon, beginning at Broad / Pecan Streets 5k, Arts & Crafts For more information, contact Velvet Cook 903-276-4665  

Scott Joplin’s 150th BD Celebration– November 24, 2018

Celebration of the 150th Birthday of Scott Joplin November 24, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Olive Street and Front Street Reception aboard Flying Crow Rail Car and in 1894 Art Gallery; music indoors and outdoors Contact Vicki Carr at 903-277-4124 for additional information

Martin Luther King Day Parade — January 21, 2019

4th Annual MLK Day Parade January 21, 2019, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Small parade of churches, social groups, youth groups, bikes, 4-wheelers, banks, horses, etc. Front Street parade route Contact Bridging the Gaps of Arkansas at 870-330-7335 or 903-908-9754 for more information.  

34th Annual Christmas Parade — December 3, 2018

34th Annual Christmas Parade — normal parade route along East Broad to Front Street to Texas Boulevard to West Third to State Line, finishing at post office December 3, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. Floats, bands, antique cars, dance teams, and holiday characters! for more information, contact Main Street Texarkana at 903-792-7191

Run the Line Half Marathon — February 17, 2019

Partnership for the Pathway’s 12th Annual Run the Line Half Marathon February 17, 2019, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (noon) Awards Ceremony at Hopkins Ice House (3rd & Wood Streets).  Serving lunch and beer across the street from Ice House. Race starts on Front Street. Contact John Harrison at 903-792-7186 or texasj@valornet.com