Thursday June 1 – Sunday, June 4. Please see full festival schedule for times and location of specific events: www.agavemarfa.com
From June 1 -June 4, Agave Festival Marfa celebrates the cultural diversity of the Trans-Pecos and Chihuahuan Desert region. This year’s inaugural city-wide festival includes talks by leading scientists in the fields of anthropology, archeology, and botany; a spotlight on the agave-based spirits tequila, mescal, and sotol; borderlands-inspired and pre-Conquest menus from local chefs; an after-dark pool party with a cumbia soundtrack; a performance by a legend of Norteño Music, Polo Urias Y Su Maquina Norteña; and much more. Most events are free and open to the public; for a full festival schedule and information on ticketed events, click here.
Online ticket sales are closed for Polo Urias Y Su Maquina Norteña’s performance at Saint George Hall on Saturday, June 3. Tickets are available for purchase at the door.
Prior to Saturday’s show, Hotel Saint George’s award-winning executive chef Allison Jenkins presents an intimate poolside dinner at Bar Nadar showcasing border-inspired fare complemented by agave-centric beverage pairings (zero-proof options available). Tickets for the prix fixe dinner are $100 and include a concert ticket. Capacity is limited and reservations are required; please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservation or for more information.
Agave Festival Marfa is produced in partnership with Hotel Paisano, the Capri, the Thunderbird Hotel, El Cosmico, and the City of Marfa.