The 3rd Annual Fox Fan Fest will be held this Saturday, August 20th, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Texarkana Convention Center-Hilton Garden Inn in Texarkana, Texas.
This annual event will bring fun for the entire family. Featuring dozens of sports exhibits, local football teams, pep squads, local bands and a Hall Of Fame Induction ceremony.
This year, the 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees include the late former Texarkana Gazette Arkansas high beat writer James Williams, former Liberty-Eylau and NFL player Byron Williams, Arkansas Razorback fan Billy Lavender, NFL Hall-of Famer Willie Davis, and former Arkansas High, college football and NFL player Mike Cherry.
During this event there will be dozens of vendors displaying and selling goods and services, as well as several high school football teams and bands; including Texas High, Arkansas High, Pleasant Grove, Liberty-Eylau and Atlanta.
Fans can come rub elbows with sports greats, current stars , celebrities and enjoy the band performances, as well as interviews with players and coaches on stage.
The 3rd Annual Fox Fan Fest also brings something new; a chance to meet the American Legion team from Texarkana, Texarkana Razorbacks, who won the American Legion World Series and they will bring the championship trophy.
Admission into the Fox Fan Fest is Free, compliments of Fox Sports Radio 1400.
Fox Fan Fest is presented by Texas A&M-Texarkana University and sponsored by McDonald’s, Texarkana, Texas ISD, State Farm Agent Kristy Smith, KLFI-TV, and McLarty Ford.
Fox Fan Fest Schedule of Events:
(Fox Fan Fest will take place from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at the Texarkana Texas Convention Center.)
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Pleasant Grove Band
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Texas High Band
12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. Arkansas High Band
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Liberty Eylau Band
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Atlanta Band High School Football teams & American Legion Baseball team introduced on stage, on Main Stage
10:00 a.m.- RRCU Texarkana American Legion Team Intro
11:00 a.m.– Pleasant Grove Team Intro
12:00 p.m. – Texas High Team Intro
1:00 – p.m. Arkansas High Team Intro
2:00 – p.m. Liberty Eylau Team Intro
3:00 – p.m. Atlanta Team Intro
4:00 p.m. Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on the Main Stage