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Events in Marathon

Marathon's Annual Chili Cookoff
Saturday July 1st and Sunday the 2nd on Saturday, July 01, 2017

Mustang and Cowboy Chili Cook Offs

The chili cook-offs in the Big Bend area do a lot to benefit local charities. 


Marathon Motel

For more information contact:

 Betty Ramirez 432 295 0608



Annual 4th of July BBQ and Dance
3PM to 1 AM on Saturday, July 01, 2017

Annual Fourth of July Dance and BBQ
at Post Park (AKA Fort Pena Colorado Park)

The 4th of July Dance is one of the most popular events in Brewster County as well as having the distinction of being the longest running.
It is held every year at the Post Park on the Saturday closest to the 4th of July.

Entertainment provided by Craig Carter and his Spur of the Moment Band

All proceeds benefit the Marathon ISD Booster Club

The weekend of the 4th of July Dance coincides with the Chili Cook-Off held at the Marathon Motel. So if you haven't had enough and looking for more activity, please join us at the Cook-Off!

BBQ starts at noon until 3:00pm
Dance begins at 9:00pm until 1:00am
Suggested Donation

Contact for More information:
Coy Gonzalez– at school 386-4431

Viva Big Bend Music Festival 2017
All day from July 27th to July 30 on Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Big Bend's annual summer music festival

Fun live music around Marathon, Alpine, Marfa, and Fort Davis happens all weekend.

Follow the website for updates: