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Alpine

"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...

Sul Ross Weekend

July 19-21

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

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...

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

Aug. 9-10

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

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Anthony

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...

Del Rio

16 de Septiembre Celebration

Sept. 14-16

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

Oktoberfest

Sept. 28

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

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...

El Paso

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Chopin Music Festival

Sept. 28-Oct. 26

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

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...

Andre Reyes in Concert

Oct. 5

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

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...

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