Marfa Texas Lights Festival, 2011

Marfa Lights Festival

The 25th annual Marfa Lights Festival is being held over Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2011, on the grounds around the historic Presidio County Courthouse.  The festival opens on Friday afternoon at 5PM as vendors open their booths offering food and drink.  Craft vendors are also on hand displaying and offering unique items for sale.  On Saturday morning runners and walkers assemble for the 10K and 5K run and walk respectively.  Shortly there after a parade winds it’s way down Highland Ave.  Street dances are held on Friday and Saturday nights for the residents of Marfa, Texas and the visitors descending to celebrate the mystery of the Marfa Lights with a weekend of food, drink and dance.  As darkness falls many of the revelers will head out to the Marfa Lights viewing area just east of town hoping for a view of the mystery lights still unexplained after 100 years.

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