Marathon, Texas

Upcoming Events in Marathon Texas


4 West Fest - Enjoy a cabrito cook-off, washer pitching contests, team roping, children's games and rides, music and entertainment for adults, Saturday night dance and Harley Days Poker Run.

Ph: 432-386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)


25 Annual Marathon 2 Marathon (M2M) - Run a marathon in mystical Marathon, Texas. Events include the Marathon, Two-Person Relay, and a 10K fun run. 26.2 miles between Alpine and Marathon!

Ph: 512-472-3254 (Always call and confirm events)

27 Marathon Basin Annual Quilt Show - Afternoon exhibit in Gage Hotel Courtyard. Judges will award ribbons for 3 places in 15 categories.

Ph: 432 386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)


17 Cowboy Social and Silent Auction - Includes live entertainment, food, dance, silent auction and door prizes. Hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Benefits the Marathon Health Center.

Address: Richey Building , Marathon, Texas
Ph: 432-386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)

18 Annual Marathon Marathon -

Ph: 432-386-9011 (Always call and confirm events)


15 Fiesta de Noche Buena - (Marathon Gallery Night) Shops Open, Strolling Musicians, Refreshments, Special Visit by Santa Claus.

Ph: 432 386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Post

Located five miles south of town on the Post Road lies what remains of old Fort Pena Colorado, built in 1879 to protect area residents from Indian raids.

Marathon, TX Historic Forts

Great Marathon Basin

The Great Marathon Basin is a widely known geologic area noted for extensive surface outcroppings of varied rocks and minerals, popular with professional geologists and amateur rockhounds. A 191.2

Marathon, TX Natural Attractions

Gage Hotel

Few other historic hotels offer a more unique experience of days gone by than The Gage Hotel in Marathon, Texas. The restored West Texas hotel of the 1920

Marathon, TX Historic Hotels

Things to do near Marathon, TX

Davis Mountains State Park

In a sloping basin among scenic Davis Mountains, 1,869 acres host more than 155,000 visitors annually. Primary service facili...

Val Verde Winery

Family enterprise in its fourth generation, founded in 1883 by Italian immigrants. Grapes had been grown in the area since 18...

Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

Walk under an ancient sea, parade through downtown Boomtown, then literally feel the ground shake beneath you with the force ...

Sul Ross State Univ. Museum of the Big Bend

For more than 70 years this museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Here, people hav...

Terrell County Visitor Center

Established in 1995, the Visitor Center serves thousands of travelers seeking information about Sanderson, Terrell County and...