December is almost here and that means there’s lots to look forward to in Texarkana, Arkansas. Santa is making several stops at events throughout this holiday season so every family in Texarkana can have their chance to meet St. Nick in person! There are lots of Christmas and holiday events taking place throughout December, so it’s sure to be the most wonderful time of the year. Let us know what YOU’RE looking forward to most this month!
Santa Claus at Three Chicks Feed, Seed, and Cafe
Saturday, December 1
Santa Claus is coming to Texarkana, Arkansas! That’s right - Santa himself will be visiting Three Chicks Feed, Seed, and Cafe on Saturday, December 1st. Seize the Moment Photography will be present taking photos and you can enjoy a cookie or breakfast with Santa. Learn more about this fun, family outing on the Facebook event page!
Know It All Trivia at Fat Jack’s Oyster and Sports Bar
Sunday, December 2
Test your knowledge with friends at the Fat Jack’s weekly trivia night. Good luck to all the trivia fans out there!
Main Street Christmas Parade and Window Decorating Competition
Monday, December 3
One of Texarkana’s favorite Christmas festivities is back this year and it’s sure to be a blast for the whole family! On December 3rd join the Texarkana community for the annual Christmas parade downtown and, while you’re there, take a look at all the windows decorated for the holidays. We can’t wait for this festive event! The theme for the parade is “My Favorite Christmas Memory…” so we know there will be some festive floats you don’t want to miss.
Christmas Choral Splendor
Tuesday, December 4
Enjoy music by Bach, Corelli, Handel, and Vivaldi at this performance in the newly renovated interior of St. Edward’s Catholic Church downtown. Admission in free, though donations will be accepted. Learn more about the event here.
1st Annual Old Town Victorian Soiree
Thursday, December 6
Texarkana’s Old Town is hosting a Victorian Christmas Soiree where guests can stroll the candlelit streets of Old Town, enjoy Christmas caroling, a cellist, poetry and prose readings, tree decorating and a 3-course meal catered by Verona Restaurant and Wine Bar. Period dress is encouraged so have fun with it and dress up! This Christmas event will be one to remember. Learn more about this festive event!
1894 Second Saturday Trade Days
Saturday, December 8
Whether you’re searching for handmade crafts, looking to enjoy live music, or hoping to find some great Christmas gifts from local Texarkana vendors, you’ve found just the event. 1894 Second Saturday Trade Days promise a unique, holiday season shopping experience.
Fat Jack’s Oyster and Sports Bar Annual Christmas Party
Tuesday, December 11
Visit Fat Jack’s for their annual Christmas party this year and be ready for a fun, festive time! There will be karaoke, an ugly sweater contest, a potluck, and door prizes to celebrate the holidays.
Toys for Tots Benefit Concert
Saturday, December 15
Broadway Sports Bar and Billiards is hosting this toy drive to support the Texarkana Marines in their annual Toys for Tots drive. You can enjoy live music and give back - does it get any better? Find out more here.
Santa Brunch at Verona Restaurant and Wine Bar
Sunday, December 16
If you love brunch and you love Santa, now you can experience the two together at another fun holiday event! Verona Restaurant and Wine Bar will be hosting Santa and Mrs. Claus for a special Christmas brunch. There’s no cost for meeting St. Nick and his wife. Find out more here.
We’ll keep adding events as we find out about them so keep checking back. If you know of any events going on in Texarkana, Arkansas, feel free to contact us and let us know. Have a wonderful December in #OurTexarkana!