Huge Weekend of Entertainment for May 20-22 in Texarkana


There really is too much for one person to do in Texarkana this weekend. Peak Fighting Championships PF:19, the “Bandit Run 2022” for the 45th Anniversary of “Smokey and the Bandit”, the “All in for Autism” events at Crossties, and Live Music all over town!

On Friday, May 20, the public is invited to the press conference/meet & greet with the fighters on the main card of PF:19, and the guest PPV commentator, UFC Fly Weight, Montana De La Rosa. The activities will get underway at the Texarkana Arkansas Convention Center at 5:00 pm. Saturday, May 21 it is PF:19 with some of the most-watched fighters on the planet today. All of the big series scouts are on their toes for these matches this weekend in Texarkana. Get tickets or Pay-per-View at

On Saturday, May 21, at Crossties in downtown Texarkana, the Greater Texarkana Autism Awareness Society is hosting “All in for Autism”. This is 4 big events, in 1 day… get more information here. A 5K and Family Fun Run, a Motorcycle Show and Poker Run, a Car & Truck Show, Cornhole Tournament, Kids Corner… it’s really more like 18 activities, inside four events, inside, one big event, on one day.

Sunday, May 22 the Bandit Run 2022 festivities kick off in Texarkana Arkansas at and all around the 4 States Auto Museum in downtown Texarkana. Trans AMs from all over the country will amass in town celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the movie, “Smokey and the Bandit”. All-day Sunday, show and shine as cars get registered and settled into place. Live music, food trucks, and the party that goes with the Bandit Run all day and into the evening on Sunday. Monday morning hundreds of cars will take off… Eastbound and down, but thousands of vehicles will be involved by the time they roll into Atlanta, Georgia.


Friday, May 20:
Wade Bowen with Li’ Skinny at 67 Landing
The Shelton Band at Whiskey River
Zain Braden at Fat Jack’s
DJ Bryan at The Railyard Saloon
Heather & Jase at Redbone Magic Brewing
Brooklyn Puzz at The Hideout
Aaron Ferrell & David Howe at Twisted Fork

Saturday, May 21:
Heather Linn & the Deacons at The Hideout
Chris Canterbury at Twisted Fork
Hudson Street Band at Fat Jack’s
Chace Rains at Hopkins Icehouse
TJ McAlexander at 67 Landing
Trophy Husband at Redbone Magic Brewing


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