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Upcoming Events in Marfa Texas


September

16 - 18 Marfa Lights Festival - Celebrate the mystery with us at the Marfa Lights Festival held each Labor Day Weekend. Activities include a main street parade, food and crafts booths. Evening concerts and street dances feature local and nationally known acts. The festival is a Marfa tradition and a reunion time for former residents and natives.

Ph: 432-729-4942 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.christophers.net/marfacoc/festival2004.htm

October

5 - 6 Chinati Foundation Open House - Open House is a free, two-day festival of art, music, lectures, and meals that energizes the small town of Marfa, Texas, bringing over 1,000 tourists from all over the world to the area.

Chinati founder Donald Judd inaugurated Open House in 1987 as an annual tradition to welcome the local community as well as international art enthusiasts in a relaxed and high-spirited atmosphere.

Throughout the weekend there will be open viewing of Chinati's collection and Judd Foundation's the Block, Donald Judd's Marfa residence housing a permanent installation of his work dating from 1962-1978. Judd Foundation will also host a screening of rarely seen films about Donald Judd.

Ph: 432 729 4362 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@juddfoundation.org
Web: www.chinati.org
Fee: All Open House exhibitions, events, and meals are free to the public.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

El Paisano Hotel

The Hotel Paisano was built by Charles Bassett of El Paso and opened in June 1930. The Paisano was for the most part a cattleman's hotel for its first 40

Marfa, TX Historic Hotels

Marfa Municipal Golf Course

Marfa Municipal Golf Course is the highest golf course in Texas, at 4,882 feet above sea level with nine holes, 18

Marfa, TX Golf Courses

Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art museum founded by the late artist Donald Judd, dedicated to the creation and preservation of permanent installations of large-scale works or large groups of work by a small number of artists, located on a 340-acre site of the former Fort D.A. Russell.

Marfa, TX Museums

Marfa Mystery Lights Viewing Center

First reported by early settlers in 1883, the mysterious glowing orbs still defy explanation. Since then the legend, and the surrounding curiosity, has grown. What once was a Texas-based story of interest has captured national recognition.

Marfa, TX Natural Attractions

Marfa Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Marfa, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Marfa, TX

Alpine Country Club

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The Meteor Crater

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