First Fridays are back!

First Fridays have returned to the Pocket Park! We kicked off our 1st First Friday in April with musical guest artist Aaron Emberton.   FIRST FRIDAY SCHEDULE: First Friday in MAY, SEPTEMBER, and OCTOBER. *We will not host a First Friday event during the ‘hot’ months of June, July, and August.


Poteau Mainstreet Matters, Inc. dba Historic Downtown Poteau accepts checks, cash, and/or Paypal donations. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.   Link to make a donation through Paypal:   Did you know you can also support Poteau Mainstreet just by shopping on Amazon? Go to and log in with your Read more about Donate[…]

Downtown Poteau Mardi Gras in the Park

Laissez les bons temps rouler!! On Tuesday, February 28, 2016, join us for a Mardi Gras celebration in Historic Downtown Poteau!! The event will be centered in the town square and will feature live performances, music and entertainment, and a costume party and contest! The event starts at 6pm and ends at 10pm.  BE SURE Read more about Downtown Poteau Mardi Gras in the Park[…]

Poteau Pioneer and SteamPunk Festival

Take a journey back in time during Historic Downtown Poteau’s Pioneer and Steampunk Festival!  HDP has been gearing up for this event for awhile and it looks to be one of the biggest things to hit Poteau in years.  Experience the excitement as gunfighters battle it out on the streets in downtown Poteau.  Take the Read more about Poteau Pioneer and SteamPunk Festival[…]