The Mardi Gras Parade will follow the "traditional" parade route through downtown Texarkana beginning on Broad Street and ending at the Federal Courthouse.

Submitted Map

Parade floats will line up on Broad Street beginning at 12:30 p.m. The festival area opens to the public at 1 p.m. The Kids and Pets Parade will begin at 2:15 p.m. but only use Front Street. The Grand Parade will begin at 3 p.m.

The parade will take a right off of Broad Street onto Front Street, travel to Olive Street and turn North, then West back on to Broad Street. The parade will travel down Broad Street in front of the Bi-State Building, then turn North on Texas Boulevard. The parade will next turn East on 3rd Street, then turn North on Stateline Avenue and go up to the Federal Courthouse.

After the parade, the party continues on Front Street Plaza with the "River Billy Band."

This event is free.

Submitted via Texarkana Arkansas