Alpine, TX 79830
Events in Alpine
February - March
Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Enjoy a plethora of poets, songwriters and wordsmiths at the 31st anniversary of this eclectic event celebrating the oral traditions of the working cowboy.
Alpine Gem & Mineral Show
The Alpine Gem and Mineral Show at the Alpine Civic Center features Big Bend Agates plus specimens from around the world. Free Admission, Door Prizes, Demonstrations.
Cinco de Mayo
A full weekend of festivities including a parade, car show, street dance, concerts, mariachis, ballet folklorico and a gran mercado with food, games and vendors.
Trappings of Texas
An exhibit and sale of traditional western art and custom cowboy gear. The longest-running event of its kind in the nation.
May - July
Alpine Cowboys Baseball
Alpine's tradition of small-town professional baseball began in the 1940s and continues today at beautiful, historic Kokernot Field, the "best little ballpark in Texas".
June - July
Theatre of the Big Bend
Relish the beauty of the Big Bend region in our hillside outdoor theatre and enjoy the magic of outdoor musical theatre. Be sure to bring a sweater, as our Alpine evenings can get rather chilly, even in the summer.
July 4th Celebration
Alpine’s July 4th festivities include the annual parade, fireworks display, live music and community celebration.
Viva Big Bend music festival
A celebration of music and Texas. Viva Big Bend’s fifth year will showcase more than 50 bands at venues in Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis and Marathon. VBB also hosts family friendly activities.
Big Bend Ranch Rodeo
The Big Bend Ranch Rodeo is a sanctioned rodeo by the Working Ranch Cowboy Association featuring evening rodeo performances by real working cowboys, a chuckwagon cook-off, and dances each night.
Independencia de Mexico Celebration
Commemorating Mexico’s Independence Day, this new event features a parade followed by an all-day fiesta with live music, ballet folklorico and a gran mercado with food and vendors.
163-mile ultra marathon through Big Bend Ranch State Park.
Wings Over Alpine
An up close and personal experience with Birds of Prey. See Hawks, Owls, Falcons, Vultures and Eagles in this presentation, which also includes a flying demonstration. Check out our Facebook page here.
Alpine’s biggest arts festival spans two days in November to showcase a variety of art exhibitions in many local businesses, all against a backdrop of festivities and live music.
Parade of Lights
An evening parade through downtown Alpine, concluding with the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree on the Brewster County Courthouse lawn.
Alpine, TX 79830