Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

Trans Pecos Festival of Music & Love

List View
Map View
Trans Pecos is magic, and it happens once a year: a gathering of friends, music, art, camping, sandlot baseball and a night sky full of stars in Marfa, Texas. The festival leaves you plenty of time to explore Marfa and the surrounding high desert. Here are some of my favorites. Enjoy!
Save Place
802 S Highland Ave, Marfa, TX 79843, USA
Every September, El Cosmico puts on an exuberant 3-day celebration of music, love, freedom, and everything else kick-ass West Texas. Bring your own tent, rent one of El Cosmico's safari tents, book a yurt, or go extra glam with one of their decked...
Save Place
9207 TX-17, Toyahvale, TX 79786, USA
Did you know that the world's largest spring fed swimming pool is located in the high desert in West Texas? I'd heard of Balmorhea on a previous visit to Marfa, so when the weather got relentless this time, I drove north, in search of cold water...
Save Place
213 S Dean St, Marfa, TX 79843, USA
Marfa is a place of outstanding artists and makers. One of them–no doubt–is Ginger Griffice. I've known Ginger since meeting her at Trans Pecos last year and I've been a frequent shopper at her Marfa Brands Store, where she sells her soaps, fun...
Save Place
2701 US-90, Alpine, TX 79830, USA
Big Bend Saddlery is the real deal–Cowboys shop here for saddles, ropes, buckles, cast-iron cookware, chaps, knives, jackets, and of course, HATS. Wide or narrow rim size, rim bend up, down or flat, top of the hat flat, top of the hat round,...
Save Place
105 S Highland Ave, Marfa, TX 79843, USA
One of my most favorite recent additions to Marfa is the stunning and thoughtfully designed Hotel St. George. The new structure, owned by a longtime Marfa resident, occupies the same location as its historic namesake which shut down in 1929.

Just...
Save Place
103 North Nevill Street Box 1106 Showroom is Open by Appointment, Marfa, TX 79843, USA
It's easy to miss Garza Marfa's showroom on a brief visit, because it is located a few blocks off the beaten path. Usually open by appointment (call (432) 729-1946 or email info@garzamarfa.com), and sometimes–in typical Marfa fashion–just randomly...