It's time to start getting ready for Mardi Gras with the 2018 Mardi Gras Parade in Downtown Texarkana. This is a fun event and it's getting bigger and bigger every year. 

The 6th Annual Texarkana Mardi Gras Parade is set for Saturday, February 10 with events for the whole family starting at 10AM and going on throughout the day until 6PM.  This year's theme is "All That Jazz". Now is the time to send in your application and start thinking about your parade float.

The Kid and Pet Parade starts at 11AM and the Main Parade will start at 3PM on Broad Street and Front Street.

If you would like to enter the Kids and Pets Parade, looking for more information on entering a float or becoming a vendor, you can go to their Facebook Events page, email, or visit