Bikers join the parade in Alpine.

Cavalrymen fire rifles at the Fort Davis National Historic Site.

July 4th Celebration at Fort Davis National Historic site

Downtown Marfa, Texas.

The Marfa Lights Festival

A band plays at Alpine's Art Walk.

Alpine's Art Walk

Mountain bikes on the trail in Lajitas.

Lajitas Bike Event

Alpine's Fourth of July Parade.

Alpine's Annual July 4th Parade

Cars and bikes at the Big Bend Octane Fest.

Big Bend Octane Fest

A giant mouse bike at Alpine's Art Walk Parade.

Alpine Art Walk Parade

Dia de los Muertos decorations in the Terlingua cemetery.

Dia de los Muertos in the Terlingua Cemetery

WHAT TO DO WHEN

BIG BEND EVENTS


Sky Parties
Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
McDonald Observatory
HAIR
SRSU Drama Department
April 5-20 (weekends)
Alpine
33rd Annual Trappings of Texas
Museum of the Big Bend
April 11-13
Alpine
Alpine Gem and Mineral Show
April 19-21
Alpine
Cinco de Mayo
May 4-5
All the Big Bend
Texas Star Party
May 17-24
Fort Davis
Alpine Photo Weekend
Museum of the Big Bend
June 14-16
Alpine
Our Lady of the Tortilla
Theatre of the Big Bend
June 21-July 7 (weekends)
Alpine
Alpine's Fourth of July Celebration
June 29 - July 7
Alpine
Fourth of July Dance at the Post
July 4
Marathon
Coolest 4th
July
Fort Davis
Viva Big Bend Music Festival
July 23-26
Alpine, Fort Davis, Marfa, Marathon, and Terlingua
Nunsense
Theatre of the Big Bend
July 12 - August 4 (weekends)
Alpine
Snake Days
July 17-19
Alpine
Big Bend Ranch Rodeo
August 7-8
Alpine
Big Bend RHAA Competition and Ranch Rodeo
August
Alpine
Marfa Lights Festival
August
Marfa
Big Bend Gun and Knife Show
August
Alpine
Sotol Fest
Fall
Terlingua
Annual Fort Davis Cyclefest
September 18-20
Fort Davis
Marfa Open Art Festival
September
Marfa
Trans-Pecos Festival Of Music
September
Marfa
Davis Mountains Brigade Fall Rendezvous
September
Fort Davis
Davis Mountains Brigade Fall Rendezvous
September
Fort Davis
West Fest
September
Marathon
Big Bend Comic Con
October
Alpine
Big Bend Octane-Fest
October
Alpine
Chinati Weekend
October 10-11
Marfa
Annual Ride 4 Trails Motorcycle Rally
October
Terlingua
The Marfa 100 Bike Race 
October 17-18
Marfa
The Terlingua Green Scene
October
Terlingua
Marathon 2 Marathon
October
Marathon
Terlingua International Chili Championship
November
Terlingua
Annual Frank Tolbert-Wick Fowler Chili Cook-Off
November
Terlingua
Dia de los Muertos
November 2
walk Terlingua Ghost Town
26th Annual Artwalk
November
Alpine

Fiery bike exhaust at Alpine's Art Walk.

Alpine Art Walk

Street banner for the Texas Star Party in the Davis Mountains.

Texas Star Party at the McDonald Observatory

Raucous band play at the Terlingua Chili Cookoff.

Terlingua Chili Cookoffs

Banner for Snake Days in Alpine.

Snake Days in Alpine

Fourth of July dance at the Post in Marathon.

Fourth of July Dance at the Post in Marathon

The Fourth of July parade in Fort Davis.

Coolest 4th in Fort Davis

Downtown Marfa banner for Alpine's Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering

The Fourth of July Celebration around the courthouse in Fort Davis.

Fort Davis Fourth of July

Banner for the Big Bend Ranch Rodeo in Alpine.

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo in Alpine

The Independence Day Parade in Alpine.

Independence Day Parade in Alpine

The Fourth of July shootout in Fort Davis.