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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

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....

Trans Pecos Big Buck Tournament

Nov. 29-Dec. 16

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

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. ...

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...

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...

Frontier Christmas

Dec. 7

Get a photo with Santa, watch the parade down the main street, and craft festive Christmas ornaments...

Open Weekend at Davis Mountains Preserve

Dec. 6-8

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

Wild Game Dinner

Dec. 7

Feast on a dinner of wild game cooked by the Chamber's own Special Projects Committee. More than 125...

Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta

Dec. 31

The Hyundai Sun Bowl is the nation's second oldest bowl game, marking its 86th year in 2019. Many ac...

Christmas and Chili Market

Dec. 7

Enjoy breakfast, pictures with Santa, nativity displays, craft vendors, and hot chili....

Lighted Christmas Parade

Dec. 9

This event begins with lighted floats starting at Monahans High School and ends at Hill Park with Sa...

Resolution Run

Jan. 11

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

The Border to Badlands Ultra Race

Feb. 29

Come run in a prehistoric area dating back some 10,000 years where indigenous people left cave art a...

Lighted Christmas Parade and Show and Sell

Dec. 7

Enjoy a lighted parade along Broadway and an open house with vendors, food, arts and crafts, a pecan...

Parade of Lights

Dec. 7

Downtown Odessa and the city of Odessa Parks and Recreation department bring you one of Odessa's mos...

Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo

Jan. 3-11

Events throughout the week include rodeo festivities and a livestock show....

Christmas in Alpine

Dec. 6-8, 14

Head to Alpine for holiday events and shopping, including the Mountain Country Christmas Arts and Cr...

Nerd Nite Big Bend

Dec. 17

Learn something new while being entertained by these short presentations on science, culture, and mi...

Roaring '20s New Year's Eve Party

Dec. 31

Ring in a "Jazz Age New Year" at Alpine's historic Holland Hotel, which was founded in 1916 and open...

Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Feb. 21-22

This new event continues a decades-long Alpine tradition of celebrating cowboy poetry and preserving...

Dancing with Alpine's Stars

Feb. 29

Support a good cause and join Alpine community members as they cheer on untrained and nonprofessiona...

Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners

Jan. 18-March 22

Members of the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners exhibit their images of Big Bend regional land...

Sun City Scavenger Hunt

Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021

Have some fun in the sun exploring the westernmost city in Texas. On this culture-filled El Paso sca...


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