Sanctioned by the Working Ranch Cowboy Association, the Big Bend Ranch Rodeo provides an opportunity for working cowboys to show real cowboy skills and at the same time celebrate our ranching heritage and create exposure for a unique American lifestyle. Held at the Sul Ross State University S.A.L.E. Arena.
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Wednesday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at Fort Davis State Park. This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park and it’s bird life. Bring water, binoculars and field guide.
The Theatre of the Big Bend presents an outdoor production of the acclaimed musical with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt. Performances Friday-Sunday at the Kokernot Outdoor Theatre.
A celebration of music and Texas. Viva Big Bend’s fifth year will showcase more than 50 bands at venues in Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis and Marathon. VBB also hosts family friendly activities.
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? One of the local experts at the Davis Mountain State Park will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while visiting the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center at the park. Kids welcome!
Alpine’s July 4th festivities include the annual parade, fireworks display, a car show, live music and community celebration.
Lots of Food, Crafts, Clothing, Music and more. Bring your lawn chairs and join the fiesta! Activities based around El Gran Mercado on Murphy Street in Alpine and begin at 11am.