Downtown Alpine Mural

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

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...

George Paul Memorial Xtreme Bull Riding

May 21-22

Named after bull-riding champion George Paul, who set a world record for successful rides (79) and p...

Celebration of the Arts

July 16-18

Take the first opportunity to view exciting artwork from participating artists on Friday. There is f...

Viva! El Paso

June-July

Enjoy El Paso’s own outdoor musical extravaganza, in the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. This colo...

Viva Big Bend

July 29-Aug. 1

Featuring 50-plus bands at more than 10 venues in Alpine, Marfa, Marathon, and Fort Davis, Viva Big ...

Billy the Kid Festival

June 5-6

An Old West gunfight, ghost tour, and performances of the play "1876: Billy the Kid" are just a few ...

Snake Days

June 5

This event, which is virtual this year, celebrates the wonderful reptile and amphibian diversity of ...

"Return to Giant" 25th Anniversary Screening

June 3

Re-watch a 1996 SXSW favorite documentary, "Return to Giant," celebrating its 25th anniversary this ...

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