For a few hours in a little town in the middle of West Texas, almost 500 racers bring everything they have to a race called the M2M. Whether you’re looking for that fast Boston Qualifier, or just a more relaxed race, look no further! Dry, cool, high desert climate, gradual downhill, spectacular scenery, low traffic, and a downhill to the finish line where you can really pour it on! The M2M is a USATF Boston Marathon qualifying race.
The 52nd Annual CASI Chili Cook-Off Championship returns to Rancho CASI de los Chisos! Join us for the world’s largest outdoor food contest! Each year on the first Saturday of November, CASI holds the ultimate celebration of Chili. This monster of all chili cook – offs is held at Rancho CASI de los Chisos in Terlingua, Texas. Rancho CASI is location on the North side of Highway 170, eleven miles West of Study Butte and 7 miles East of Lajitas.
Monday, Oct 29
Rancho CASI de los Chisos officially opens
Tuesday, Oct 30
Cooking for CASI Chili Cookoff
Wednesday, Oct 31
Vendor’s Set Up
Ladies’ Rosebud Party
Men’s Tequila in Terlingua Party
Thursday, Nov 1
Adopt -a-Highway Trash Pick Up
Memorial Service at Memorial Plaza – 7:00 pm
Casey Pilgreen Band – Main Stage – 8:00 11:00 pm
Blue Kountry Band – Krazy Flats – 11:00 – ????
Friday, Nov 2
Officially raising of the flag – Terlingua School Honor Guard
Performance by Terlingua Band and Folk Dancers
Scholarship Day International Championships
Buffalo Hot Wings
Casey Pilgreen Band – Main Stage – 8:00 – 11:00 pm
Blue Kountry Band – Krazy Flats – 10:00 – ?????
Saturday, Nov 3
Arena Open for cooks – 6:00 am
Bloody Marys – Front Porch Friends of CASI building – 8:00 am
Judges Check In – 11:30 am
CASI International Championship judging begins – HIGH NOON
Blue Kountry Band – Krazy Flats – 8:00 pm
Dia de los Muertos – Terlingua
Come celebrate the Day of the Dead in Terlingua! It’s a Terlingua tradition to meet at sunset on November 2nd at the Historic Cemetery in the Terlingua Ghost Town to light candles and make offerings to loved ones long past, remember old friends and make new ones as everyone visits and honors those who’ve gone before them.
Come experience a local tradition that is as unique as Terlingua itself.
Fiesta de Noche Buena
FIESTA DE NOCHE BUENA
DATE: December 1, 2018 (Saturday), 5:00 – 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Along Main Street, Marathon, Texas
Experience true small town holiday spirit by joining us on Saturday, December 1, 2018 for Marathon’s annual Fiesta de Noche Buena. Main street merchants extend their hours for this charming outdoor street festival which kicks off the holiday season. Come and enjoy:
Outdoor tree lighting
Children’s folklorico dancing
Food and drinks
A visit from Santa
Best Christmas Lights tour and competition – prizes will be awarded!
Raffle fundraiser for the Marathon PTO
Local shops and galleries will be open. Please join in the celebration!
Getting here can be half the fun, but not if you don’t plan well. Big Bend is one of the most remote areas of the lower 48 states.