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

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.  

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, …