A cabin overlooking Palo Duro Canyon outside Amarillo

Amarillo

Travel Region

Panhandle Plains

Population

200,000

Not many places have the distinction of inspiring a George Strait hit such as “Amarillo by Morning.” But Amarillo’s not all bull riders and beef.

Upcoming Events

"These Shining Lives"

March 2-5

Amarillo Little Theatre, Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle

This play, based on the book "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore, hits the stage of the Amarillo Little Theatre, one of the nation's oldest-running community theaters.

amarillolittletheatre.org

Western Antiques and Collectibles Show

March 10-12

Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza, 401 S. Buchanan St.

At the longest-running Western merchandise show and auction in America, visitors and vendors buy, sell, and trade all types of Western items including but not limited to spurs; saddles; chaps; Native American beadwork, baskets, and rugs; antique firearms; gun leather goods; hitched horsehair items; ranch décor; old photos; and fine contemporary pieces.

amarillociviccenter.com

Texas Gun and Knife Show

March 11-12

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

This gun show is held at Amarillo Civic Center and hosted by Texas Gun and Knife Association. All federal and local firearm laws and ordinances must be obeyed.

amarillociviccenter.com

Disney on Ice: "Let's Celebrate"

March 16-19

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Your favorite Disney characters return to Amarillo for Disney On Ice's "Let’s Celebrate," which features 14 classic and modern Disney stories in one production.

amarillociviccenter.com

"Carmina Burana"

March 24-25

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts , 500 S. Buchanan St

The Amarillo Symphony presents a performance of "Carmina Burana" featuring the Amarillo Master Chorale. The show also includes performances of Mozart’s "Ave Verum Corpus" and the overture to the composer's famous opera "Marriage of Figaro."

amarillosymphony.org

"Anastasia"

April 3-4

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Inspired by the beloved film, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical "Anastasia" is on a journey to Amarillo at last.

amarillociviccenter.com

Eggtastic Friday

April 7

Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive

Join other future scientists at the Discovery Center for a day of exciting experiments and explosive activities. 

activekids.com/amarillo-tx/science/camp/eggtastic-friday-2nd-4th-grade-explorers-2023

"The Father"

April 14-20, April 21-23

Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle

Winner of the 2014 Molière Award, France’s most prestigious honor for a new work of theater, Florian Zeller’s "The Father" is a tragi-comic mystery, a sobering and realistic family story, and an unsentimental, emotionally intense look at the world through the eyes of a man experiencing dementia.

amarillolittletheatre.org/current-season

"Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2"

April 21-22

Globe-News Center for the Perfroming Arts , 500 S. Buchanan St

The Amarillo Symphony's final concert of the season is a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by award-winning pianist Joyce Yang.

amarillosymphony.org

"Priscilla, Queen of the Desert"

May 4-7, 11-14

Amarillo Little Theatre Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle

Based on the smash-hit movie, "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette, and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their drag show to the middle of the Australian outback.

amarillolittletheatre.org/current-season

"Fiddler on the Roof"

May 9-10

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind "South Pacific" and "The King and I" bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.

amarillociviccenter.com

Muttfest

May 21

Starlight Ranch Event Center, 1415 Sunrise Drive

Voted one of the city's top three festivals, Muttfest is the longest-running fundraiser for the Amarillo SPCA. Festivities include a reduced-cost shot clinic, music, food, vendors, and a silent auction.

amarillospcashelter.com

Starlight Theater Free Summer Concert Series

May 30-Aug. 1

Sam Houston Park, 4101 Line Ave.

Starlight Theater Free Summer Concert Series offers free music, local food trucks, vendors, and family-friendly fun Tuesday evenings at Sam Houston Park from the end of May to the end of August.

amarilloparks.org/home-parksrec

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