Please don’t let the slow pace of West Texas fool you, there’s plenty of activity in this desert. A variety of events in Alpine and the West Texas area are always popping up, from weekly farmer’s markets to the grand and glamorous Artwalk in November. Mark your calendars, book your rooms and plan to take in the happenings about town.
July 27-30, 2017: Viva Big Bend music festival
A celebration of music and Texas. Viva Big Bend’s sixth year will showcase more than 50 bands at venues in Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis and Marathon. VBB also hosts family friendly activities.
More information: www.vivabigbend.com
August 11-12, 2017: Big Bend Ranch Rodeo
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.
More information: www.bigbendranchrodeo.com
October 7-8, 2017: Wings Over Alpine
Wings Over Alpine is an up close and personal experience with Birds of Prey. See Hawks, Owls, Falcons, Vultures and Eagles in this presentation, which also includes a flying demonstration on the beautiful grounds at the Historic Kokernot Lodge in Alpine, TX.
More information: www.facebook.com/events/1352154658206526/