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The May/June 2010 Medallion, the Texas Historic Commission"s bi-monthly magazine, wrote about Marfa in "The Mountain Road Less Traveled". Marfa's Building 98 with its collection of German POW mural art was featured in the article.


  Forbes Traveler Magazine has named Marfa one of America's Prettiest Towns

tx highways coverMarfa and the Big Bend Region of Texas were featured in the February 2009 issue of Texas Highways Magazine.

Read the article "Into the Wild"





southern living february issueThe February 2009 issue of Southern Living Magazine featured an article about Marfa.

Read the article, "Wide Open in West Texas"






ride texasThe March 2009 issue of Ride Texas Magazine features the Top 10 Best in Texas Readers' Choice Awards. Once again, Marfa was included in several of the Top 10 lists. Four of the "Best Roads" travel through Marfa: US 67, TX 17, Pinto Canyon Road and US 90. And a fifth, TX 166, is just a few miles north of Marfa.

   * Marfa was named # 6 in "Favorite Small Towns."
   * Marfa was named # 9 in "Most Interesting Town Name."
   * The Marfa Lights Viewing Station was named #10 in "Favorite Places to Ride To."



2008 Grant Recipients

  • Ballroom Marfa
  • Chinati Foundation
  • Big Bend Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Marfa Public Radio
  • Marfa Film Festival
  • Marfa Studio of the Arts
  • Chihuahuan Desert Gem & Mineral Club


Marfa, TX Chamber of Commerce

In the historic Paisano Hotel | 207 N. Highland Avenue | P.O. Box 635 | Marfa, TX 79843
ph: (432) 729-4942 or (800) 650-9696 fax: (432) 729-4956 email: [email protected]