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Upcoming Events in Big Spring Texas


March

Annual Master the Mountain Fun Walk/Run - Run a challenging course, due to the steep terrain at the park. The course follows the edge of a 200-foot bluff. Hours are 9 to 11 a.m.

Address: Big Spring State Park , Big Spring, Texas
Ph: 432-263-4931 (Always call and confirm events)

13 - 14 Gem & Mineral Show - Address: At Howard County Fair Barn , Big Spring, Texas
Ph: 432-263-4662 (Always call and confirm events)

5 - 6 Big Spring Pow Wow - Includes dancing, vendors, Native American wares and silent auction.

Address: Howard College, Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, 1001 Birdwell Lane , Big Spring, Texas
Ph: 432-263-3255 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cvb@bigspring-cvb.com

December

25 - 11 Poinsettias in the Park - View six large metal poinsettias and a 10-foot tall star wrapped in Christmas lights. The lights will be placed on the 200-foot bluff in the park. Held in conjunction with the Festival of Lights at the neighboring Comanche Trail Park. Begins at dark.

Address: Big Spring State Park , Big Spring, Texas
Ph: 432-263-4931 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Comanche Trail Park

Home of spring that gave Big Spring its name; features 6,500-seat Comanche Trail Amphitheater. The 400-acre park offers swimming pool, 18

Big Spring, TX Fun Centers

Heritage Museum

Pioneer and Indian artifacts, art exhibits, and displays of local history and early West Texas. Houses the world's largest collection of Texas Longhorn steer horns. Unique to the Southwest is exhibit of 46 rare and unusual phonographs; late 1800s to 1920

Big Spring, TX Museums

Potton House

Restored Victorian home of Joseph Potton family, circa 1901; listed in National Register of Historic Places; excellent showcase for turn-of-the-century furnishings. Open Tues. - Sat. 1 - 5 p.m. or by appointment with Heritage Museum.

Big Spring, TX Historic Homes

Vietnam Memorial

Recognizes men and women who served the U.S. in Southeast Asia. Stone is same type used at National Vietnam Memorial in Washing ton, D.C. Displays include a F-4E Phanton II, UH-1 Huey, a tank, and Gold Star Memorial Chapel.

Big Spring, TX Monuments

Hangar 25 Air Museum

In 1942, Hangar 25 was constructed to support training of World War II bombardiers at the Big Spring Army Air Corps Bombardier School. More than 6,000 cadets trained here before the base closed in 1945. The base reopened in 1955 as Webb AFB until it closed in 1977

Big Spring, TX Museums

Things to do near Big Spring, TX

Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

Founded 1935, oldest national wildlife refuge in Texas. Established principally for migratory waterfowl, also home of native ...

Splash Amarillo

This 14-acre water park offers cooling rides for summer visitors including a wave pool, speed slide, flume slides, a lazy riv...

Don Freeman Memorial Museum

Located on the east side of the square, next to City Hall, museum provides timeline of Concho County's development from early...

Hutchinson County Historical Museum

Exhibits depicting Hutchinson County area from time of Coronado to boom-town days....

Young County Veterans' Memorial

Features a red granite, seven-foot star inscribed with names of 157 YoungCounty men and women who died serving their county s...