Texarkana's 3rd annual Mardi Gras celebration is Feb. 7. The Krewe of Koinonia Mardi Gras parade and celebration will be at Front Street Festival Plaza in Downtown Texarkana.

Front Street Texarkana - 2015 Mardi Gras Theme
Front Street Texarkana - 2015 Mardi Gras Theme

The Mardi Gras celebration begins on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 1pm with food and vendor sales at the many booths that will be set up in the plaza. The parade rolls at 3pm. This year's parade theme is The Roaring 20s. The deadline to enter the parade is Friday, Jan. 23. Here is the link to get the parade float application. Vendor spaces are still available but they will fill up fast so get your spot reserved today. Vendor space deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 21. Here is the link to the vendor application.

Originally the celebration was scheduled for March 7 but since Fat Tuesday is February 17 and marks the official end of the Mardi Gras season, the event for Texarkana had to be rescheduled to February 7.

For more information visit Front Street Texarkana on Facebook.

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