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Hope Watermelon Festival

The 42nd annual Hope Watermelon Festival will feature arts & crafts, food, entertainment and other family-oriented activities, including a 5K race, dog show, bike show, and watermelon eating contests. The Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour starring Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee will headline the Friday night concert in the park. Saturday night’s concert will mark the return of gospel music ... Gospel Fest. Pro wrestling will return this year on Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. For general inquiries, email: or call 870-777-3640.

Earlier Event: August 1
TRAHC Juried Exhibition
Later Event: August 13
Texarkana Children Charities Open