Join us for exciting live music festivals, grilling at the Gage, art openings, cultural and community events scheduled throughout the year.

October 8-10, 2021

The Comanche Trail - In the Shadow of Santiago

Join us October 8, 9th and 10th 2021 at the historic Gage Hotel for a three day event celebrating the cultural landscape of the Big Bend.  The event will feature Comanche artist and historian, Dr. Eric Tippeconic and author Jeff Guinn, as well as experts on Big Bend history and culture such as Dr. Max Grossman, Dr. Bryon Schoeder, JP Bryan, Travis Roberts, Dr. CJ Alvarez Jim Halff and Windy Goodloe.  Guests will enjoy a famous 12 Gage dinner under the stars with entertainment by Craig Carter.  A portion of the proceeds benefit the Marathon Library and Marathon Museum.  Tickets on sale now for $350.  Call for Gage hotel availability at 432.386.4205 or to purchase tickets for the event contact Michelle West, Event Director at

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October 22-23, 2021


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December 4, 2021

Fiesta Noche Buena

The town of Marathon begins holiday celebrations with local shops, restaurants and galleries open to the public during the evening.  Guests are invited to stroll the streets of Marathon enjoying the Christmas lights and impromptu caroling while visiting with townspeople and admiring all that makes Marathon such a special place.