Fifth Annual Texarkana Mardi Gras Happening This Weekend


Mardi Gras 2017 Texarkana happens this weekend in Downtown Texarkana with live music, carnival rides, food and more.

Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday morning with the first parade occurring at noon.  Admission is Free.

From 10AM to 2PM Monster Truck rides will be available for $10


Dixie Bent and Pelican 212 will be performing.

Three different parades are scheduled this year.

Parade Times

  • Little Rascals & Pets Parade – 12:00 p.m.
  • Car Parade – 2:00 p.m.
  • Grand Parade – 3:00 p.m.