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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

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...

The Mission Trail Art Market

June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21

Open on the third Saturday of every month through November, this pet-friendly art market takes place...

Bluegrass Festival

Oct. 2-4

Bands from Tennessee, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas perform all day long for three days of music, ...

Big Bend Renegade

Nov. 13-15

Traveling artists are invited to spend a weekend unplugged in the West Texas desert. This is the fir...

Wind Energy Capital of Texas Cookoff

Sept. 25-26

This annual event includes a barbecue competition, live music, children's activities, shopping vendo...

Jaripeo Extremo en el Oeste de Texas

Sept. 26-27

See the thrill of an ameteur bull riding event. The Banda Los Sebastianes is performing as well. ...

Briar Patch Trade Days

Sept. 26-27

The Briar Patch in Odessa, Texas was established in 2007. The shop is brimming with antiques and vin...

Trans Pecos Big Buck Tournament

Nov. 27-Dec. 14

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

"A Feeling of Humanity: The Ken Ratner Collection"

Oct. 6

Featuring 70 works by both contemporary artists and early 20th century painters, this exhibit explor...

NCOM Bike Race

Oct. 10

Named after Cormac McCarthy's novel "No Country for Old Men," NCOM is a 1,000-mile, 383-mile, and 20...

Amistad: Lea and Dobie

Oct. 15

This roundtable discussion explores the lifelong friendship between artist Tom Lea and writer J. Fra...

Dia de los Quesos

Nov. 1

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

Center for Big Bend Studies Conference

Nov. 13-14

This annual event brings to the Sul Ross State University campus historians, archeologists, folklori...

Artwalk

Nov. 20-21

Alpine’s biggest arts festival spans two days in November to showcase a variety of art exhibitions...

Christmas in Alpine

Dec. 2

Make merry at this event that includes a lighted parade, an arts and crafts bazaar, community Christ...


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