Upcoming Events in Alpine Texas
Big Bend Ranch Rodeo
- Local ranch cowboys compete for cash and prizes in bronc riding, team doctoring, wild cow milking, team branding and team penning. Begins at 1 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children younger than age 12.
Address: Sul Ross State University Range and Animal Science Center Rodeo Area, Hwy. 90 E. , Alpine, Texas
|13 - 15||Marfa Lights Festival - Includes music, craft and food booths, parades and street dances. Gun and knife show occurs Saturday and Sunday.|
|14 - 16||Big Bend Balloon Bash - Hot air balloons ascend each morning above the Alpine Valley. Enjoy family activities on the airport grounds and a spectacular fire-glow concert on the final evening.|
|9 - 11||NIRA - Students from colleges and universities across the Southwest compete in bareback riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, team roping, bull riding, breakaway roping, barrel racing and goat typing.|
Heaven to Hell Ride
- Offers an introduction to the Big Bend for those who do not know its many splendored routes. Takes motorcyclists along 350 miles of mountain trails, from Alpine through the Chihuahuan Desert, paralleling the Rio Grande west to Presidio, to Marfa and the Davis Mountains, back to Alpine and then to Marathon. Preregistration is required.
Ph: 432-837-1070 (Always call and confirm events)
|25||M2M (Marathon 2 Marathon) - Covers 26.2 miles between Alpine and Marathon. E. Hwy. 90.|
|5 - 6||Gallery Night/Art Walk - Artists from across the Big Bend region display their work at locations in and around downtown. Includes the ever-popular art car parade, music, food and more, along with the showing of art and fine crafts.|