October in Texarkana, Arkansas just can’t be beat! The weather cools down and there are so many great fall events to look forward to. We’ve listed a few of the October events you can put on your calendar now. Let us know which events you plan to attend!
Texarkana Dine on the Line
This unique event is definitely a favorite! On October 6, 2018, from 4 - 9 pm, Texarkana residents and visitors from both Arkansas and Texas will come together at a long table on the stateline to eat, visit and listen to local music. This year, there’s also an Oktoberfest included as part of the event, just adding to the fun. The Oktoberfest tent will open at 4pm. Tickets for dinner are $30 for adults and $15 for children under 12. If you just want to come listen to music and don’t care to eat dinner, general admission is free. Find out more here.
Taste of Texarkana
For the 27th year in a row, Harvest Regional Food Bank is hosting its popular Taste of Texarkana event at the Four States Fairground. Over 40 local restaurants and food vendors will be set up, offering delicious food samples and specialty dishes. There’s also live music and entertainment like cooking demonstrations and wine tastings - yes, please! You can purchase tickets online here or learn more about the event on their Facebook page.
Race for the Cure
This year, the Race for the Cure will be on Saturday, October 20th from 7am-12pm. This is the 20th year the organization has given back to the Texarkana community and we’re excited to celebrate this great cause! The proceeds from the race will go toward community grants that provide breast health services, like screening, diagnostics, and education. To learn more information about the event, call their local office at 903-791-9585. You can also check out the event’s Facebook page here.
Lucky Dog Barrel Race
October 12-14 at the Four States Fairgrounds, horse racing fans can catch the 7th Annual Lucky Dog Barrel Race! Learn more about the event here.
National Night Out
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is putting on a popular, community-building event called National Night Out on October 2nd. From 6:00pm - 9:00pm, citizens in neighborhoods across Texarkana, Arkansas, will take part in “block parties” and get together with friends and neighbors for an evening outside to celebrate the 35th Annual National Night Out. This popular event has been a great way to encourage neighborhood spirit and community partnerships. Find out more on the Facebook event page.
October is an eventful month for residents and visitors to Texarkana, Arkansas. If we missed a fun event that you know of, be sure to let us know! Like our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram for all the latest about visiting Texarkana for a heaping helping of hospitality!