Events in Amarillo
While you're in Amarillo we hope that you have time to catch one of the major annual events that make Amarillo the fine city that it is. Here is a list of the events you can't miss during your visit:
First Friday Art
Walk is a free monthly walk through Arts in the Sunset.
Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo
Pits area’s ranches in friendly but serious competition. The Coors Cowboy Club Cattle Drive kicks off the weekend. Early June.
3301 SE 10th Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79104
Amarillo Community Market held Saturdays
Mid-June through mid-October,
9 am - 1 pm
1000 S. Polk Street
Amarillo Chamber Summer Fireworks Extravaganza
is held in Downtown Amarillo and features food and beverage vendors, music, and of course, fireworks! The Saturday before July 4th. 806-373-7800
Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo
local cowboys have been gathering over the July 4th holiday for more than 70 years.
National Day of the Cowboy
helps everyone understand what it takes to be a cowboy. Last Saturday in July.
Yellow City Sounds Music Festival
is a daylong concert featuring different bands, vendors, and food trucks. Saturday, Labor Day weekend.
Boys Ranch Rodeo +adventureFEST
is all about the boys and girls of Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch. Saturday, Labor Day weekend.
Tri-State Fair & Rodeo
is one of Amarillo’s oldest events with rides, food, exhibits, and action. Mid-September.
Good Times Celebration® Barbecue Cook-Off
brings together over 100 cooking teams with thousands of barbecue fans. Second Thursday of September.
Jazztober by Center City Free Jazz concerts
held every Tuesday evening in October on the lawn of the Historic Bivins Home in downtown Amarillo.
Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Wrangler World Championships
determines who is the fastest and most accurate shot from horseback. Mid-October.
National Junior Bulls Riders Association Championships
from age 4-19 take a shot at a national title.
WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo
is the real deal. Cowboys from ranches across the West are in town for this serious rodeo. The second weekend of November.
Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show
is one of the nation’s largest indoor farm & ranch shows. The week after Thanksgiving.
Christmas in the Gardens
gets you ready for the Holiday Season with a stroll through the Amarillo Botanical Garden’s glowing foliage. End of November through right before Christmas.
Center City Electric Light Parade
kicks off the holiday season. The first weekend in December.
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Christmas Open House,
with singing and treats and Santa lining the halls of the state’s largest history museum. The first weekend in December.
attracts generations of fans each year. The second weekend of December.
Amarillo, TX 79101