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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...

Coolest Fourth of July

July 3-5

Celebrate Independence Day with three days of vendors, live music, and entertainment around the cour...

Billy the Kid Festival

June 6-7

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

"Waitress"

June 9-10

In the hit Broadway musical, a waitress dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage by ...

Daniel Habif: "Inquebrantables" Tour (POSTPONED)

New dates TBD

Daniel Habif, an author, creative producer, consultant, philanthropist, and entrepreneur, is widely ...

Sun City Pride Festival (CANCELED)

June 20

What began as a small parade in 2007 has now grown into a nationally and internationally recognized ...

Frontier Days and Jubilee

June 19-21

A Van Horn tradition since 1899, this weekend is full of fun, food, and entertainment with a rodeo, ...

Ice Cream Fest

June 21

Located in downtown El Paso, the festival has ice cream vendors, food booths, a game zone, face pain...

Christian Castro in Concert

June 25

The Mexican pop singer is one of the best-selling Latin artists of all time. ...

Alfresco Fridays

June 5, 12, 19, 26

This free concert series takes place every Friday throughout the summer months. ...

Intocable in Concert

June 27

The Tejano/Norteño group has been winning fans over since the early '90s with songs that feature ro...

Ysleta Mission Festival

July 10-12

Recognized as one of El Paso’s premier festival events, Ysleta Mission Festival attracts tens of t...

Alfresco Fridays

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

This free concert series takes place every Friday throughout the summer months. ...

Plaza Classic Film Fest

July 30-Aug. 9

Returning for its 13th year, the 11-day movie marathon features more than 100 films, offers discussi...

Mountain View Golf Tournament

Aug. 21-23

Have fun during a two-day, two-man tourney with a barbecue and a dance. ...

Viva! El Paso (CANCELED)

June 19-Aug. 23

This colorful musical spectacular celebrates the four major cultures that have influenced the Sun Ci...

Alfresco Fridays

Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28

This free concert series takes place every Friday throughout the summer months. ...

Fiesta 1888

June 6

A celebration of the history of Alpine and the Big Bend region, the second annual Fiesta 1888 focuse...

Photo Weekend

June 12-14

Along with the opening for the "Graciela Iturbide Photographs" exhibit, this event has a day of phot...

Junior Olympics Regional Boxing Tournament

June 12-14

Cheer for the young athletes competing in the USA Boxing Region 8 Junior Olympic tournament....

Fourth of July Celebration

July 4

Alpine's annual Fourth of July parade concludes with a car show, live music, and fireworks at Kokern...

"The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)"

June 19-21, 26-28; July 3-5

Theatre of the Big Bend presents an outdoor production of this irreverent, breakneck-paced romp thro...

Kaleena Ramos Memorial Golf Tournament

July 10-12

The tournament is a three-person scramble and scholarship fundraiser to honor the life of avid golfe...

Mimosas on Murphy Street

July 18

This street fair on Historic Murphy Street features vendor booths for shopping, eating, and imbibing...

Texas Ranger 5K

July 25

This 5K fun run is held to raise funds for arts programming and murals in Alpine and the Big Bend re...

Viva Big Bend

July 23-26

More than 60 live shows take place during Viva Big Bend’s ninth year, featuring a wide range of mu...

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

July 17-19, 24-26; July 31-Aug. 2

Theatre of the Big Bend presents its outdoor production of this 1967 musical comedy with music and l...

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

August 7-8

Sanctioned by the Working Ranch Cowboy Association, this event features rodeo feats and performances...

Big Bend Invitational Golf Tournament

August 15-16

This two-day golf tournament is a two-person scramble, played one day in Alpine and one day in Marfa...

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...

Binational History Conference

Sept. 3-6

Featuring more than 15 presenters over four days, this conference includes a day trip into Mexico co...

Wickett 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 (POSTPONED)

New dates TBD

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

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