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Alpine / Fort Davis

Separated by 24 miles on Texas 118, the towns of Alpine and Fort Davis provide the perfect launch pad for Big Bend excursions.

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Upcoming Events

Golden Girl of The Old West Revue and Little Miss Cantaloupe Pageant

Juen 21

Local teen girls compete for the title Golden Girl and younger girls compete for the title of Little...

Frontier Days

June 23

A Van Horn tradition since 1899, enjoy a day of food, fun, a ranch rodeo, school reunions, and an ou...

Summer Off the Patio Concert Series

June 6, 13, 20, 27

This annual summer concert series features Texas talent off the patio of the Annie Riggs Museum. Foo...

Rodeo Hall of Fame Induction

June 28

Selected inductees and families are honored by the Texas Rodeo Hall of Fame for achievements in rode...

West of the Pecos Rodeo

June 26-29

Enjoy four exciting nights of calf roping, bronc riding, barrel racing, and bull riding. ...

Reeves County Sheriff's Posse Nightly Dance

June 26-29

Enjoy four nights of dancing under the stars with live entertainment after the rodeo....

Fiesta del Barrio

June 29

Community celebration and extended Alpine family reunion includes vendors and live music....

Freedom Fest

July 4

Have fun with a parade, craft and food vendors, swimming, a sand dig, live entertainment, a bike tou...

Coolest 5K in Texas

July 4

This 5K includes a 1K fun run/walk. The event benefits the Fort Davis Higher Education Foundation. ...

Independence Day Celebration

July 4

This celebration features local bands, food vendors, children's activities, and dancing in the plaza...

Alpine's Fourth of July Celebration

June 29-July 4

The weeks events include Alpine Cowboys baseball, outdoor theatre, a neighborhood block party, annua...

Coolest Fourth of July

July 4-6

The pageantry of Independence Day comes alive in the rugged and scenic town of Fort Davis. Comedy ac...

"Our Lady of the Tortilla"

June 21-23, 28-30; July 5-7

Theatre of the Big Bend presents an outdoor production of this goofy 1987 comedy about a Latino fami...

Open Weekend at Davis Mountains Preserve

July 12-14

The Nature Conservancy's Davis Mountains Preserve opens for hiking, biking, equestrian activities, p...

La Onda Car Show and Concert

July 13-14

The ninth annual event features a car show and bike exhibition and has DJ entertainment, food vendor...

Sul Ross Weekend

July 19-21

The 43rd annual long weekend of events celebrates Sul Ross State University and supports its rodeo p...

Summer Off the Patio Concert Series

July 4, 11, 18, 25

This annual summer concert series features Texas talent off the patio of the Annie Riggs Museum. Foo...

Butterfield Festival

July 27

This event features a pie auction, horseshoe and washer tournament, bull rides, and a dance with mus...

Viva Big Bend

July 25-28

Part music festival and part music-industry conference, Viva Big Bend's eighth year showcases more t...

Night in Old Pecos

July 27-28

Celebrate Pecos with this downtown festival of live music, dancing, and a variety of vendors includi...

Viva Big Bend

July 25-28

More than 60 live shows will take place during the event's eighth year, featuring a wide range of mu...

West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days

July 31-Aug. 2

‍This event is designed, organized, funded, and planned by community leaders from West Texas. It p...

"Nunsense"

July 12-14, 19-21, 26-28; Aug 2-4

Theatre of the Big Bend presents an outdoor production of this hilarious spoof about the misadventur...

Summer Off the Patio Concert Series

Aug. 1, 8

This annual summer concert series features Texas talent off the patio of the Annie Riggs Museum. Foo...

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

Aug. 9-10

Watch rodeo performances by real working cowboys, and enjoy a chuckwagon cookoff and evening dances....

Open Weekend at Davis Mountains Preserve

Aug. 9-11

The Nature Conservancy's Davis Mountains Preserve opens for hiking, biking, equestrian activities, p...

Mountain View Golf Tournament

Aug. 17-18

This golf tournament is a two-man, two-day tournament with barbecue on Saturday night. ...

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

June 15-Aug. 24

At America’s largest interactive-comedy, murder-mystery dinner show, you'll tackle a challenging c...

Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

Aug. 22-25

Celebrate the wide variety of hummingbirds that pass through the Davis Mountains in the Hummingbird ...

En Plein Air: The Act of Painting Outdoors

Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Partake in workshops of plein air (outdoor) painting at several locations around the Alpine area, an...

Manuel Mijares in Concert

Sept. 7

Manuel Mijares is an adult-contemporary pop singer who topped the charts in the '80s and '90s with p...

Desert Reflections Car Show

Sept. 14

Enjoy a car show with food and craft vendors....

Eddie B: I'm Already Professionally Developed

Sept. 14

Houston native Eddie B is single-handedly changing the comedy game, tapping into the minds of teache...

Cyclefest

Sept. 14-15

Cyclefest is one of the best and most scenic bike tours in Texas with beautiful vistas, easy novice ...

16 De Septiembre Fiestas

Sept. 13-15

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with three fun days of vendors, live music, and a parade. ...

16 de Septiembre Celebration

Sept. 14-16

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with food vendors, arts and crafts, dancers, and live bands. ...

Tom Segura: Take It Down Tour

Sept. 25

Tom Segura is a comedian originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. Well known for his Netflix specials "Comp...

Felipe Esparza: The Bad Hambre Tour

Sept. 27

Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian and actor, known for his 2012 stand-up special "They’re Not ...

Oktoberfest

Sept. 28

Enjoy beer, food, and live music at this celebration. ...

La Adictiva de San Jose in Concert

Oct. 4

Originally from the town of Mesillas Concordia, Sinaloa, the band formed 28 years ago and found succ...

Reeves County Fall Fair

Oct. 4-5

Enjoy two days of fun, games, food, a variety of vendors, quilt and food shows, art exhibits, and ar...

Andre Reyes in Concert

Oct. 5

Andre Reyes (guitar and voice), formerly of the Gipsy Kings, brings your favorite songs to the stage...

Open Weekend at Davis Mountains Preserve

Oct. 11-13

The Nature Conservancy's Davis Mountains Preserve opens for hiking, biking, equestrian activities, p...

"Swan Lake"

Oct. 15

Those faithful to the tradition of "Swan Lake" must see the Russian Ballet Theatre’s new productio...

Fiesta De Amistad

Oct. 19-20

The city of Del Rio has a close relationship with its sister city of Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, and this...

Chopin Music Festival

Sept. 28-Oct. 26

This year marks the 25th anniversary of this festival, with the music of Frederic Chopin highlighted...

Remote Plane Fly-In

Oct. 25-26

Remote plane owners from all over gather to fly and demonstrate various types of remote planes....

Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

Oct. 22-27

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now El Paso’s golden ticket. It’s the perfect recipe for a delect...

Hozier in Concert

Oct. 31

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Hozier released his sophomore album "Wasteland, Baby!," which debut...

Christian Nodal in Concert

Nov. 8

Christian Nodal demonstrates success in his young age as an incredibly talented mariachi and touring...

"Peppa Pig's Adventure"

Nov. 8

Peppa gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, ...

Open Day at Davis Mountains Preserve

Nov. 9

The Nature Conservancy's Davis Mountains Preserve opens for hiking, biking, equestrian activities, p...

"The Book of Moron"

Nov. 8-10

If you are yearning for some satire that cuts with a shrewd, sharp edge or are just tired of adolesc...

"Blue Man Group"

Nov. 19-20

This performance group is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which co...

La Arrolladora in Concert

Nov. 27

This band is a Latin Grammy-winning Mexican group from Mazatlán, Sinaloa....

Wind Energy Capital of Texas Cookoff and Festival

Sept. 27-28

Held the last weekend in September, this annual event has a barbecue competition, live music, childr...

Trans Pecos Big Buck Tournament

Nov. 29-Dec. 16

This is an annual desert mule deer hunting tournament....

Chalk the Block

Oct. 11-13

This is a free, three-day public arts festival held each year. The event is an opportunity for artis...

Hueco Tanks Interpretative Fair

Oct. 19-20

This free, two-day event includes Native American dancing and drumming, a buffalo soldier encampment...

Boo at the Zoo

Oct. 27-28

This is the wildest trick-or-treat event with an expected attendance of more than 19,000 visitors ov...

A Christmas Fair

Nov. 1-3

This is an annual shopping gift market. The event, recognized as an El Paso tradition, features more...

Franklin Mountains Trail Run

Nov. 8-10

This is the true Texas mountain race in the Franklin Mountains. Most of the trails are desert terrai...

Flying Horse Half Marathon

Nov. 23

With three distance options, this run is a fun and memorable event for runners of all levels. The ra...

Sun Bowl Thanksgiving Parade

Nov. 28

Thousands of spectators line Montana Avenue each Thanksgiving morning to watch one of the largest co...

Veterans Day

Nov. 11

Observe Veterans Day at the landmark Fort Davis National Historic Site. ...

En Plein Air: The Art of Painting Outdoors

Aug. 30-Sept. 2

A weekend of plein air painting, a sidewalk art exhibit and sale, and a portrait painting "face off"...

Run to the River

Sept. 6-8

A gathering of Dodge/SRT Viper autos run the River Road between Presidio and Big Bend National Park....

"Five Centuries of Mexican Maps"

Sept. 20-21

View 500 years of Mexican cartographic history at the Museum of the Big Bend this fall. The exhibit ...

High Tea at the Historic Holland Hotel

Sept. 21

Enjoy a classic high tea with a selection of British specialties at this historic West Texas railroa...

Octoberfest at the Historic Holland Hotel

Sept. 28

Ring in the fall with a melting pot of German tradition and Louisiana swamp boogie in a historic Wes...

Big Bend Comic Con

Oct. 5

This celebration of popular culture in the high desert mountains offers special guests, talks, vendo...

Wild West Bird Fest

Oct. 5-6

Enjoy a weekend of birding activities featuring the Wings Over Alpine live birds of prey demonstrati...

NCOM

Oct. 12

America's premier 1,000-mile, 383-mile, and 208-mile ultra bicycle road race features solo, tandem, ...

Harry Potter Halloween Dinner

Oct. 12

Come dressed for a delectable evening featuring a dinner with some of the famous treats from "Harry ...

Big Bend Octane-Fest

Oct. 10-13

This performance car rally features cruises along the Big Bend's scenic routes and show-n-shine even...

Zombie Pub Crawl

Oct. 26

Have a macabre fun time before Halloween as local and visiting zombies shamble from stop to stop thr...

Dia de los Quesos

Nov. 2

The fifth annual installment of Alpine's premier queso cookoff features live music and a lot of chee...

Center for Big Bend Studies Conference

Nov. 8-9

This 26th annual event brings together the Sul Ross State University campus historians, archeologist...

Alpine Artwalk

Nov. 22-23

Alpine’s 26th annual arts festival spans two days in November to showcase a variety of art exhibit...

Thanksgiving Buffet at the Historic Holland Hotel

Nov. 28

Enjoy a classic Thanksgiving feast at a historic West Texas railroad hotel....

Christmas in Alpine Parade

Nov. 30

The first of three big holiday weekends in Alpine features a lighted parade, community Christmas tre...

Fourth of July Celebration

July 4

Let freedom ring with a 5K color run, parade, food vendors, and entertainment from Radney Foster. ...

Fiesta! Celebrating 10 Years of Exploring the Other Side of Nowhere

Nov. 3

Join Compadres Del Rancho Grande and Big Bend Ranch State Park as they celebrate the biggest state p...

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