It's that time of year again for Sparks in the Park at the Four States Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 25, 2016.

We're having a huge American celebration with live music and the biggest fireworks show in Texarkana. As always come early because there will be plenty of activities, contests and games for all ages in which to participate. Below is a list of scheduled events set for Sparks in the Park 2016.


Giant Sandbox - 15 Yards of Fun (sponsored by Red River Credit Union)

Bounce Houses - Astro Jump (sponsored by First Baptist Church)

Climbing Wall - (sponsored by TAMU-T)

Red River Army Depot Tanks and Trucks - Climb and Explore

Darby Games - Hula Hoops, 3 Legged Races, Sack Races, Bubble Gum Blowing, Water Balloon Toss, Ball Run, Egg Run, (sponsored by Smiles of Arkansas)

Patriotic Tattoos - (sponsored by Harte Hanks)

Ag Learning Center - Educational Exhibits

Findley's Barnyard - Cutest animals in Four States

Kiddie Train - Ride in Style (sponsored by Neighbors ER)

Face Painting - (sponsored by Harte Hanks)

Bean Bag Toss - (sponsored by Texas Elks Lodge)

Cooling Misters - (sponsored by Aloha Aire)

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Hot Wheel/Cool Rides - Extreme trucks and the punishers will join the hottest wheels and coolest rides in the Four States area. Car clubs, individuals and racetracks will be on display in the Hot Wheels/Cool Rides area.

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Patriotic Balloons

Corn-hole Games


Wash Boards

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Strollers and Rollers (Wagons) - Most creative and cutest wins prizes

Patriotic Costumes - Kids/families/groups - Most creative and cutest wins prizes

Best Homemade Apple Pie in Four States Area - 1st place $100 gift card, 2nd place $75 gift card, 3rd place $50 gift card.

Best Homemade Ice Cream in Four States Area - sponsored by Albertson's - 1st place $100 gift card, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50 gift card.

Fireworks Photo Contest - upload your pics from Sparks in the Park via Facebook to win a Four States Fair Prize Package.

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Live Music and Entertainment (Stateline Fireworks Stage)

Fireworks Display - Presented by Stateline Fireworks

Sparks in the Park is brought to you by Townsquare Media, the City of Texarkana Arkansas, Southwest Arkansas Electric REA, and Bowie Cass Electric. Gates Open at 4PM. Fireworks begin at 9:30PM. Free admission.