Note: Please keep in mind that businesses may be limited during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

In light of the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in Marfa, a face mask ordinance has been adopted.

• Begins June 22 at 12:01 a.m.
• Face coverings (masks, bandanas, scarves, etc.) MUST be worn inside businesses by employees and customers
• Starting June 27, businesses who don't comply may be fined $1,000 per violation
• There will be a public hearing on June 25 to address any issues with implementation.
• If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 432.729.4315 extension 106

As of August 11, 2020, Marfa City Council has determined that it is appropriate to move from Phase 5 to Phase 4 of the reopening process. Marfa Visitor Center is open as of August 17, 2020 with limited services. Please call or email for more information.

Click HERE for a summary of ordinances and executive orders for Marfa, Texas and Presidio County.

The City of Marfa Visitor Center will be closed from Wednesday, November 25 to Friday, November 27. We will reopen on Saturday, November 28 at 9:00am.

Visit Marfa, Texas

Tough to Get Here. Tougher to Explain. But Once You Get Here, You Get It.

It’s more than just a place. It’s a state of mind. Where you’ll find tortillas and teepees, Warhol and beer gardens. Where wide-open spaces evoke meditation and mountains invite morning hikes. It’s live music, star gazing, film festivals, art galleries, mystery lights and small bites. It’s where Matthew McConaughey and Beyoncé escape. It’s where Anthony Bourdain dined and Rick Bass wrote. It’s where Giant and There Will Be Blood were filmed. It’s Marfa.

You’ve heard of it, but have you been?

With a population around 1,800, Marfa is a walkable Texas destination where the pace of life slows down and you find yourself appreciating the simple things in life. Go see the Marfa Lights, tour Marfa art galleries, and hike the many state and national parks in the Big Bend region. They say it can be tough to get to, but when you arrive in this peaceful desert surrounded by the Texas mountains, sprawling ranches, and stunning sunsets, you’ll know, it’s worth it.



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Marfa in the News

Way, Way Out There: The Art and Artlessness of Marfa, Texas
    Malcolm Logan/My American Odyssey | February 7, 2020

Top 25 Barbecue Joints in Texas
    Texas Monthly | May 1, 2019

8 Family Fun Activities in West Texas
    DFW Child | April 2, 2019

    Tribeza | April 1, 2019

The Romance of the Rail in West Texas
    Texas Monthly | March 29, 2019