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Things to do in Texarkana May 6 – May 14, 2024

1. Texarkana Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, May 11

HandsOn Texarkana presents the Texarkana Dragon Boat Race Festival, Saturday May 11, 2024. Fun-filled family event at Bringle Lake Texarkana. Come out and watch dragon boat races, shop vendor booths, enjoy food trucks and music, all while supporting a good cause! Visit our website

2. We Are One Gala
Thursday, May 9

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the ‘We Are One’ WAW Gala on May 9th!  Your ticket or sponsored table not only includes a delightful dinner and entertainment but also contributes to the development and mission of the Washington Community Development Center. Learn more!

3. Downtown Live
Friday, May 10

Make plans to attend and support Downtown, Texarkana! Learn more.

4. TexRep presents Spongebob the Musical
May 10 – May 12

For nearly twenty-five years, this spunky little sponge and his friends have captured the hearts and ~imaginations~ of people the world over. See the gang in a whole new way, reimagined as humanized versions of themselves in colorful and quirky costumes in this vibrant and zany musical! Learn more. “This organization is so amazing. So many talented people involved. Their productions sit right up there with any large cities theater!” – Robin Bass



5. Mommy & Me Story Time
Monday, May 6

Free event! RSVP online at

6. Hopkins is Celebrating 15 Years!
Friday, May 10
Make plans to attend and learn more here!

7. Texarkana, TX Farmer’s Market Opening Day
Saturday, May 11
Opening day of the Market is coming up! Come meet your local farmers, bakers, and makers. Every Saturday: May 4th – August 3rd. 8 am – Noon. 500 N. Stateline Ave, Texarkana, TX. Learn more!

See Also

8. 31st Annual Student Juried Exhibition
Through June 1
169 submissions from area K-12 students. Admission is free Tuesday-Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Learn more!

9. Sign Up for Summer Camps
It’s that time! Head over to the goTXK calendar and start signing your kiddos up for activities this summer. 

10. Live Music
All Week
Head over to the goTXK calendar to take a look at all of the live music happening this week!

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