The City of Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department is readying for a busy season of fall events for public enjoyment.

The annual fall festival will be held at Spring Lake Park on Thursday, October 18th from 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. and will include a hay ride, pumpkin painting, a costume contest, games, candy, bounce houses and more. This event is free and open to the public.

Immediately following the fall festival, Hotel Transylvania 3 Summer Vacation will be shown as part of the fall Movies in the Park series. Other titles include Peter Rabbit on October 4th, Wrinkle in Time on October 11th, and the original version of The Town That Dreaded Sundown on October 25th. Movies will start at dusk, near the airplane, and are free and open to the public.  Participants are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Refreshments will be sold.

The fall yard sale is slated for Saturday, October 27th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration for the yard sale began on September 17th at the Southwest Center.