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
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.
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
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
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 — 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
Celebration of Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Sunday, December 9, 2018, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Procession will begin at St. Edward’s Church at corner of Beech and East 5th Streets Contact St. Edward’s Church at 870-772-1115 with any questions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, …