Visit Midland Midland Downtown Farmers Market 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Saturdays, April–November; 8 a.m.–12 p.m., June-August 501 West Texas Ave., under the green 432-695 4114 www.midlanddowntownfarmersmarket.com
Featuring local goods, including sustainably grown produce, honey, meats, baked treats, pickled and canned products, fair-trade organic coffee, handmade jewelry, body care products, and more, this farmers market brings the community together on Saturdays in downtown Midland.
Midland RockHounds Texas League Baseball 432-520-BALL www.midlandrockhounds.org.
Season opener is played in mid to late April, and the regular season continues through August.
West Texas United Sockers United Soccer League www.wtusockers.com
Season continues through July.
Star Spangled Salute
Mex-Tex Family Fiesta
432-685-3671 • www.thecrudefest.com
This three-day celebration of the oil and gas industry features 25 country music bands, over 1,000 campsites and a championship barbecue cook-off.
Cinco de Mayo Cultural Celebration 432-683-4226 • www.hccmidland.org
Produced by the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland, the city’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration celebrates the Mexican holiday with Folklorico dance, mariachi music and fun activities for all ages.
Chamber Golf Classic Midland Chamber of Commerce 432-683-3381 • www.midlandtxchamber.com
The annual Chairman’s Cup Golf Classic is full of fun and excitement, including raffles, contests, prizes and more.
Celebration of the Arts at Centennial Plaza 432-687-1149 • acmidland.org
One of the city’s most popular art festivals, the Celebration of the Arts offers three days of entertainment, food and fun, including juried art exhibits, five stages of entertainment, children’s activities, a merchants bazaar and more.
Sponsored by the Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and held at the Scharbauer Sports Complex, this celebration of Hispanic culture showcases the unique art, dance, music and food of Mexico and the Southwest. The two-day event features Tejano and mariachi music and draws over 15,000 attendees annually.
Juneteenth 432-682-2864 www.juneteenth.com/4texas_us.htm
Midland celebrates Emancipation Day each year with food, music, historic displays and gospel singing at Washington Park.
Annual Mariachi Workshop 432-683-4226 • www.hccmidland.org
This annual three-day workshop, organized by the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland, features music instruction, a competition showcase and a concert.
Summer Concert Series Museum of the Southwest 432-683-2882 • www.museumsw.org
Enjoy Sunday evening concerts on the lush Museum of the Southwest grounds. Bring a picnic and spend an hour entertained by the best local jazz, pop, country and folk music groups. June through August. No admission.
The city’s downtown Fourth of July celebration at Centennial Plaza includes a live music variety show, a fireworks extravaganza, a kid’s zone with free activities, a beer garden, and food and drink vendors.
Catch a production chock-full of mayhem and hilarity performed at the historic Yucca Theatre in downtown Midland. Melodrama is a unique theatrical experience, invented in America, and no one does it quite like Summer Mummers, the oldest existing theatrical organization of its kind in the country. Bring your friends, bash the villain with popcorn and enjoy sidesplitting laughter during the olio. June through Labor Day.
432-682-4111 • www.summermummers.com
July Children’s Sidewalk Parade 432-682-3376 • Centennial Plaza
Featuring costumed kids on decorated bikes, trikes, wagons and strollers, this patriotic Independence Day parade in downtown Midland has been a tradition for over 50 years.
Cactus & Crude Bike Tour 806-725-0946 http://biketxq.nationalmssociety.org
This two-day, scenic bicycle tour starts in Midland and raises money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Midland, TX 2013 Community Profile and Buyers Guide