There's so much going on in Texarkana for Mardi Gras on the Saturday before Fat Tuesday.
Parade Date: Saturday, March 2
Start Time: 11:00am for Krewe of Barkus, Meoux and Little Rascals 1:00pm for Zany Cajun Parade 3:00pm for Krewe of Koinonia Parade
Krewe of Koinonia Parade Route: Starts near the corner of Laurel Street and Broad Street. Turns left (south on to Hazel Street). Parade follows the curve as Hazel Street turns into Front Street. Turns right (north) on Olive Street. Turns left (west) on E. Broad Street. When the parade reaches State Line Avenue, it turns right (north). Parade ends at 5th Street.
About the Krewe and Mardi Gras in Texarkana
The Krewe of Koinonia is Texarkana’s krewe for Mardi Gras. 2019 is the 7th anniversary of the parade put on by the Texarkana A&P Commission, the City of Texarkana, Ark. and Townsquare Media. In addition to the parade, there are several events happening. Kids and pets can parade around downtown at 11:00am. After that, golf carts, side by sides and ATVs partake in their own parade at 1:00pm. For more information about Mardi Gras Texarkana, click here.
And for more parade routes and Mardi Gras treats, click here.