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 FRIDAY 8/29                  

 5pm          Booths Open                   

 8pm          Free Concert & Street Dance with Los Texas Wranglers

 Midnight    Booths Close



7:30am  Registration for 5K Run at Presidio County Courthouse

8am        5K Run Begins               

10am      Booths Open                   

11am      Parade on Highland Avenue   

12pm        Sam Watts


3pm        Tahitian Dancers            


4:30pm    Amy Cook & Her Band

6pm    Hotel Brotherhood                       

8pm    Booths Close


8pm   The Resonators at Vizcaino Park           


10pm    Michael Salgado at Vizcaino Park       




SUNDAY  8/31

12pm Booths Open

12pm Dry Creek Diggers                     

2pm    Tahitian Dancers

3pm    The Glisteners       

5pm    Fondue Monks                                       

6pm    Booths Close

8pm    Ruben Ramos at Vizcaino Park


                                                                                                        The 22nd Annual Marfa Lights Festival will take place on the courthouse square in downtown Marfa Friday, August 29 through Sunday, August 31. 

The celebration kicks-off at 5PM on Friday when food and craft vendors open their booths.  At 8PM, Los Texas Wranglers will take the downtown stage for a free concert and street dance.  The festival closes at midnight.

On Saturday the fun starts with a 11AM parade down Highland Avenue.  Vendors and music will entertain throughout the day until 8PM. 

Blackwell School Alliance will sponsor Saturday and Sunday night dances at Vizcaino Park.   The Resonators will open the concert at 8PM.  Tejano Music Award winner Michael Salgado will then entertain the crown until about 1AM.

On Sunday, the vendors and daytime music return to the courthouse square at noon.  The festival continues until 6PM. 

Sunday evening, El Gato Negro along with Grammy and Tejano Music Award winner Ruben Ramos will perform from 8PM till midnight.  Ramos is celebrating his 35th year as an entertainer. 

As always, the Marfa Lights Festival promises lots of fun for the entire family. 

Tickets for the Michael Salgado and Ruben Ramos concerts are $30 for both nights.  One night tickets will be available at the gate for $20. 

Tickets are available at the Marfa Chamber of Commerce (cash or check only) or by calling Joe Cabezuela at 432-386-5737; Sally & Richard Williams at 432-386-2768; Alma Cabezuela & Toni Dominguez at 432-729-4811.  Tickets are available in Alpine at Magoo's Place 432-837-9951; or by calling Mary Ann Lujan at 432-837-1605 or 432-294-2370.


For more information, please contact the Marfa Chamber of Commerce at 800-650-9696 or send an e-mail to [email protected].