The Go-To Source for What's to Love About Texarkana USA // Good News & Great Ideas

A Program of Leadership Texarkana

Top 10 Things to Do in Texarkana 54/2021-5/11/2021


1. Mother’s Day
Treat your mother to a special day in Texarkana, USA!

2. Runnin’ WJ Ranch Big Bass Round Up
May 7-8
Registration Party will be at Crossties Party Venue. We will have food and items to bid on for silent auction and live auction. As we get items we will share them on this Event Page!

3. Literacy Council’s Annual Spelling Bee
Saturday, May 8
When we had to cancel the 2020 Spelling Bee last year, it was devastating to our Council. Not only did we lose a large percent of our revenue, but we also missed out on all of the fun this event brings! Although our Spelling Bee will be a little different this year, we are committed to making it our best yet! Find out how you can be part of our favorite fundraiser and a Texarkana tradition. Learn more and purchase tickets here!

And Don’t Forget

4. National Tourism Week Celebration
May 2 – 8
Join us at the Arkansas Welcome Center at Red River located at 12555 N. Stateline Avenue, (HWY 71 North), Texarkana, AR from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on May 6th, 2021 to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week! We will have door prizes, free ice cold bottled water, free samples of Riceland Rice and Cavendar’s Greek Seasoning (Arkansas Made products), vendors from Tri-Lakes Corps of Engineers Millwood Project Office, Southwest Arkansas Archives, CMA (Christian Motorcycle Association), and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center. Learn more!

5. Wreaths and Wine
Thursday, May 6
Summertime fun! Join us for a night of Wreaths and Wine at 67 Landing. We will be creating the wreath of your choice from the picture above. Included in the price of the class, will be all supplies to create the wreath of your choice and your first glass of wine! Price is $50, payable to the link under tickets. Learn more!

6. Mrs. Nancy’s Corner
Friday, May 7
On the first Friday of every month Mrs. Nancy will have a book talk about new books, her favorite books, and classic books. She will also have special book talks that may just pop up. Learn more!

7. Gateway Farmers’ Market Opens
Saturday, May 8
Gateway Farmers’ Market opens this weekend! Make plans to attend and support our local farmers.

8. 2nd Annual Ark-La-Tex Burn Run
Saturday, May 8
Join us for live music, group ride, car and bike show, kids activities, live auction, vendors, casino night, and much more! Proceeds go to support Watersprings Ranch and Camp I’m Still Me. Learn more!

See Also

9. Weebles Experiment
Saturday, May 8
Answer the age-old question of who do Weebles wobble but don’t fall down. Kids will not only learn how the 1971 toy Weebles work but they will also get to make their own. Our event will be on May 8th from 2:00 – 3:00 PM and it will be at the Museums of Regional History. Tickets are $5 per person and FREE for TMS members and children 3 and under. We do ask that you register in advance. Register here! 

10. An Evening Under the Stars
Tuesday, May 11
Enjoy the music you love from Zach Williams, Mac Powell and CAIN LIVE & IN PERSON while still following social distancing guidelines. Grab your family, fill up the car, & come join us for a night unlike you’ve ever experienced before! Learn more.

Live Local Music
Head over to the goTXK Community Calendar to take a look at all of the live music happening around Texarkana, USA this week! 

Submit YOUR events – virtual or real – to the GOTXK Calendar
Help us all to stay connected and submit your virtual events here!

What's Your Reaction?
In Love
Not Sure
View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll To Top