Annual Events In Texas

Let’s discuss about the great annual events in Texas. We will regularly update this page so you can find more news !

Marathon Events in Texas

Marathon’s small-town charm and laid-back atmosphere are key to its appeal. Both of these qualities are evident in Marathon’s annual events. You’ll also find great food, country music and/or dancing. The town’s largest event, the October marathon, doubles its population. It attracts many visitors year after year because of the friendly and warm welcome. You can also check out other events held in Marathon to learn more about this vibrant West Texas destination.

July

Cowboy Chili Cook-Off & Mustang Chili Competition Kick off the celebrations with back-toback chili contests at Marathon Motel and RV Campground. Hosted by the Chili Appreciation society International.
701 US-90
Marathon, TX 79842

Fourth of July Party & BBQ
Post Park is a popular spot for people from Brewster County. They come here to celebrate American Independence by getting up and enjoying good-old-fashioned barbecue. This is the oldest Big Bend event.
543 Post Road
Marathon, TX 79842

September

West Fest
Cabrito (or roast goat) is the star of West Fest. This one-day competition includes salsa, brisket and beans as well as dessert. Enjoy live music and other entertainment while you grab a plate.
Post Road
Marathon, TX 79842

Quilt Show
You can enter your best contemporary, traditional, embroidered, or other style for a chance to win a ribbon or simply come and admire the work of the best quilters in the area.
105 2nd Street NE
Marathon, TX 79842

October

Marathon 2 Marathon
Marathon at 4,080 feet is the highest marathon in Texas. It’s also the biggest annual event in the city. M2M qualifies for the Boston Marathon. You can choose to run the full marathon or the half, 10k, and 5k.
Highway 385, 26.2 miles north from Marathon

December

Fiesta de Noche Buena
This charming holiday festival is held on the first Saturday of December. It features after-hours shopping and tree lighting.
Main Street
Marathon, TX 79842

Popular Cycling Events In Texas

You will ride under majestic live oaks and past historic landmarks along smooth ranch-market roads. This ride will take you back in time.

Missions Tour De Goliad

This October family-friendly ride takes you through South Texas on gently rolling hills.