Ratha Yatra Festival (Festival of Chariots) — May 4, 2019

Hindu Temple, Texarkana presents Ratha Yatra Festival (Festival of Chariots) on May 4, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  (in case of rain, May 5) Front Street Plaza and utilizing normal parade route Chariot pulling, fun activities, food feast, book distribution, parade with chariots and drums/music.  Participants from many states and even overseas. For more information, contact Dr. Roshan …

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

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, …