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Viva Big Bend

on Friday, July 25, 2014
Viva Big Bend

Viva Big Bend is a celebration of music and Texas. Produced by Texas Music magazine, Viva Big Bend is part music festival and part music-industry conference, which will showcase the best of the state: extraordinary natural beauty, talented people and a diverse culture. Approximately 50 bands are expected to be showcased in at least six venues during the first year.

In addition to the music, events are planned specifically for music-industry representatives.

West Fest

on Saturday, September 20, 2014

 September 20th and 21st

Come and join us for one of Marathon's most popular events, The West Fest Cabrito and BBQ  Cookoff!

This year's event kicks off with a Friday Night Dance featuring the Craig Carter Band followed by a day of cooking and activities at the Post Park. For more information, contact Della Shakelford at 432-208-0284 or Lyn Shakelford at 432-258-1898 or email,

Quilt Show

on Saturday, October 11, 2014

If you appreciate fine quilts, this event should not be missed! Located athe the Marathon Community Center and benefitting the community of Marathon, Some of the best quilters come to display their work!
For more information, contact Della Shakelford 432-208-0284 or Kathy Wallace 254-977-3951
For details of this event, please visit; or click on the link at the top of the page.

Marathon 2 Marathon

on Saturday, October 25, 2014

The Marathon 2 Marathon is an annual event held in late October. This event consists of the full 26.2 mile Marathon, a 13.1 mile Half Marathon, a 6.2 mile 10K and a 3.1 mile 5K all sharing the same course on Hwy 385 north between Ft. Stockton and Marathon finishing in front of the Historic Gage Hotel in Downtown Marathon. Other activities included in this event is a pre-race pasta dinner, a Catfish Fry Fundraiser with live entertainment, an awards ceremony followed by a post race party with live entertainment. You don't have to be a runner to participate and enjoy this exciting event.
For more detailed information regarding this event, please visit us at

Cowboy Social and Silent Auction

3:00-6:00PM on Sunday, November 02, 2014
The Cowboy Social and Silent Auction is one of the most popular events benefiting the Marathon Health Clinic. Bid on the many items donated for auction then, eat, drink and dance the afternoon away to the tunes of Craig Carter and the Spur of the Moment Band!
For more information, contact Della Shakelfod 432-208-0284

Fiesta De Noche Buena

6:00 until..... on Saturday, December 06, 2014
Come get into the Holiday spirit at our annual street festival. Music, food, drinks and fun!
For details of this event, please visit; or click on the link at the top of the page.

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