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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

Parks Legado Christmas Tree Market

Nov. 23-Dec. 20

This winter, Parks Legado will bring the Christmas spirit to the Permian Basin with fresh cut trees,...

"A Very Electric Christmas" by Lightwire Theater

Dec. 29

Since bursting to national acclaim after appearing as semi-finalists on "America’s Got Talent" and...

WinterFest

Nov. 15-Jan. 1

The Downtown Arts Festival Plaza and surrounding areas will come to life with lights, food, holiday ...

Resolution Run

Jan. 12

This event features 10K and 5K runs and a 1-mile health walk through the scenic Monahans Sandhills S...

Reeves County Junior Livestock Show, Sale, and Barbecue

Jan. 17-19

The livestock show includes beef cattle, sheep, goats, and swine as well as a delicious barbecue din...

Culberson County Stockshow

Jan. 18-19

The annual stock show and sale is accompanied by family activities, barbecue, and a dance....

Midessa Boat, RV, Sport, and Gun Show

Feb. 8-10

This event features new boats, ATVs, motorcycles, miscellaneous vendors, a gun show, and a kids fish...

"Constellations"

March 1-10

Nick Payne's play is about free will, friendship, spellbinding exploration of love, quantum theory, ...

Spring Fling Shopping Spree

April 2

Many local home-based businesses set up booths to display and sell products and merchandise....

Taste of Monahans

April 8

Local restaurants, food trucks, and specialty shops have samples of their delicious food....

Building Bridges Art Show

April 10-12

Three-day event includes sculpture, photography, oil paintings, and water colors by local and region...

33rd Annual Trappings of Texas

April 11-13

The Museum of the Big Bend’s premier exhibit and sale of contemporary Western Art and custom cowbo...

Nuevo Siglo Drama Festival

April 6-14

This festival bridges a long history of the Spanish Golden Age plays in the Siglo de Oro Drama Festi...

"Hair"

April 5-20

The American tribal rock musical—by James Rado, Gerome Ragni, and Galt MacDermot—follows a young...

Alpine Gem & Mineral Show

April 19-21

The 29th annual show features indoor and outside vendors, demonstrators, and exhibits of rocks, foss...

Big Bend Open Road Race

April 24-27

Each year, highway 285 between Sanderson and Fort Stockton is closed for one of the most challenging...

Cinco De Mayo

May 4

Celebrate the culture and traditions of Old Mexico with food, arts and crafts, mariachi bands, folkl...

Western Frontier Days at Fort Lancaster State Historic Site

May 17-18

The fort's grounds will be filled with tents, stations, and living history interpreters for visitors...

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...

Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

Aug. 22-25

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

Fiesta 1888

June 1

A celebration of Alpine history, this event highlights historic Murphy Street. Enjoy historic photos...

Alpine Photo Weekend

June 14-16

The Museum of the Big Bend presents its 2019 summer photography exhibit featuring the work of Burton...

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...

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...

"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...

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...

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...

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...

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