7th Annual Mardi Gras — March 2, 2019

7th Annual Mardi Gras celebration Front Street Festival Plaza Parade, food, crafts, music, shoebox float contest, kids area with bounce houses and crafts station, cornhole and washerboard games, Beast Feast with Harvest Regional Food Bank, and more!!! Come join the fun! For more information, contact Andi Darby with Townsquare Media — 903-244-4282 or andi.darby@townsquaremedia.com

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

Sparks in the Park — June 29, 2019

Come watch the fireworks and enjoy children’s games, bounce houses, climbing wall, concert, games, train rides!! June 29, 2019 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Four States Fairgrounds For more information, contact Andi Darby, Townsquare Media, at (903) 244- 4282.

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  

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

Warriors for Christ Crusade–March 8-9, 2019

March 8 (6:00 p.m. to midnight) through March 9 (noon to 8:00 p.m.), 2019 Front Street Plaza YMAR Life Changing Retreat — Warriors for Christ City-wide Youth and Young Adult Crusade will impact youth, taking youth and young adults back from the street and promoting unity in the communities, blurring the color line. Hourly  performances by praise dancers, skits, singing, …