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Upcoming Events in Panhandle Plains

Abilene

Freedom Festival

July 3-4

Let freedom ring with a Fourth of July parade, the Paramount Film Series, live bands, a car show, a...

Anime Sekai

Aug. 6-8

Celebrate Japanese culture, geek culture, anime, manga, cosplay, comics, and video gaming at this th...

West Texas Fair and Rodeo

Sept. 10-18

If you're looking for fun and excitement for the whole family, don't miss this fair and rodeo with e...

Abilene Philharmonic at the Zoo

Sept, 18, Oct. 2

Enjoy a concert from the Abilene Philharmonic as they perform outdoors. It is highly encouraged to...

The Texas Gentlemen in Concert

Sept. 25

The Texas Gentlemen have backed for artists like Leon Bridges and Nikki Lane, and they've played alo...

Gay Pride Parade—Denim and Diamonds

Sept. 25

Put on your boots and scoot downtown to the premiere Pride event of Abilene, presented by the Abilen...

Cattle Baron's Ball

Oct. 9

Join the American Cancer Society for a spectacular evening of great food, dancing, an auction, and m...

"Dog Man, The Musical"

Oct. 10

This hilarious new production is based on the worldwide bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the crea...

North Texas Airstrip Attack

Oct. 16-17

This is the first time this event has taken place in Abilene and it is hosted on an incredibly wide ...

Big Country Raceway Fall Spooktacular

Oct. 30-31

The Big Country Race Way is a 1/8-mile, National Hot Rod Association-sanctioned drag strip located j...

Big Country Raceway Thanksgiving Throwdown

Nov. 25-27

The Big Country Race Way is a 1/8-mile, National Hot Rod Association-sanctioned drag strip located j...

Winter Lightfest

Nov. 26-Dec. 31

Stroll this .75-mile trail and see iconic displays and breathtaking light features in the beautiful ...

Albany

Fort Griffin Fandangle

June 18-26

Presented beneath the summer stars the last two weekends of June, the Fort Griffin Fandangle include...

Amarillo

Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo

July 2-3

For more than 70 years, the longest-operating riding club in the United States has been gathering to...

Tri-State Fair and Rodeo

Sept. 17-25

This is the largest annual family event in the Texas Panhandle. Fairgoers enjoy fun festivities incl...

Good Times Celebration Barbecue Cookoff

Oct. 7

This cookoff is Amarillo's biggest networking event with all you can eat and drink. Teams compete fo...

Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Wrangler World Championship

Oct. 12-16

See cowgirls and cowboys shoot their best shot at targets while on horseback. In this fast-action ti...

WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo

Nov. 11-14

Some of the best cowboys from ranches across the West come to town for this highly competitive rodeo...

Anson

Party in the Park

Sept. 25

Join in for a day of entertainment in a family-friendly environment. Live bands are playing, and kid...

The Hoolie Golf Tournament

Oct. 2-3

Compete in a two-day, two-person golf scramble. A steak dinner is served Saturday night. ...

Big Spring

Funtastic Fourth

June 25-26

Head to downtown Big Spring for the annual Funtastic Fourth, where many vendors are selling food and...

Pops in the Park

July 3

Get your Fourth of July festivities popping with the Big Spring Symphony and fireworks. ...

Boys Ranch

Boys Ranch Rodeo +adventureFEST

Sept. 4

This event is all about the boys and girls of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, a residential community open ...

Canyon

Texas Outdoor Musical

May 29-Aug. 14

The official play of Texas is packed full of excitement, with lively songs and dance, good ol’ Tex...

Coleman

Red, White, and Boom

July 4

Bring back old family memories in the beautiful city park with games, a bike parade, music, and boom...

Dove Fest

Sept. 4

Indulge in all-you-can-eat catfish with all the trimmings. Paid admission makes you eligible for the...

Fiesta de La Paloma

Oct. 1-3

The Miss Coleman County Scholarship Pageant, along with food and craft vendors, a car show, a sancti...

Hunters Festival

Nov. 5

Coleman County shows its appreciation for hunters and the hunting industry with a steak dinner that ...

Graham

Cars and Stars

Aug. 7

The downtown square is filled with cars and trucks old and new, plus race cars and motorcycles. Ther...

Levelland

Golden Spread Classic Steer and Heifer Show

June 25-26

Miniature Hereford heifers and steers are shown on Friday, featuring American, European, and English...

High Plains Junior Rodeo Association Finals

July 1-4

The High Plains Junior Rodeo Association (HPJRA) is a nonprofit youth rodeo organization represented...

Junior Rodeo Cowboys Association Finals

July 22-25

The Junior Rodeo Cowboys Association (JRCA) is a nonprofit organization serving the rodeo interests ...

S.P.O.T.C Dog Agility Trials

Aug. 12-15

See dogs in competition at these agility trials. The South Plains Obedience Training Club of Lubbock...

World Series Team Roping Qualifiers

Aug. 14-15

Watch team ropers compete for the championship team roping competition. ...

Tri-State School Rodeo Finals

Sept. 17-19

As a part of the Tri-State High School Rodeo Association and the Texas High School Rodeo Association...

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