With the warmer weather and everyone posting photos of their spring garden flowers I can't help but about opening days for our farmers' markets in Texarkana.

We are so fortunate to have two farmers' markets in Texarkana. One on the Arkansas side and the other on the Texas side. Lucky for us both markets have announced their opening days plus they have also announced some of the great events they both have planned for us too.

Texarkana Farmers' Market at 500 North State Line in Texarkana, Texas

Photo by Shelley Pauls on Unsplash
Photo by Shelley Pauls on Unsplash

Opening first this year is the Texarkana Farmers' Market located next to the post office downtown. Opening day will be Saturday, April 29.

Other events to look forward to will be:
June 17: Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest at the Summer Celebration
July 8: 12th Annual Biggest Tomato Contest
August 5: 13th Annual Salsa Contest
Plus Every Saturday, it's story time and activities for the kids at 9 AM

Also starting back up this year again is the Night Market every 3rd Saturday. stay up to date with their events on their Facebook page.

Gateway Farmers Market at  602 East Jefferson in Texarkana, Arkansas

Photo by Shelley Pauls on Unsplash
Photo by Shelley Pauls on Unsplash

Gateway Farmers Market opens for the season on Saturday, May 6. The market will then be open every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and hours are 7 AM to Noon.

Their other events to check out through the season are:
April 22 - Spring Annual Tailgates & Tables
June 17 - Annual Grand Opening Celebration
July 15 - Celebrating National Farmers' Market Week
August 5 - First Annual Salsa Contest
September 16 Annual Fall Tailgates & Tables
November 18  Annual Holiday Market

You can get more information and updates on their Facebook page.

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