1719 S. Dumas Ave.
Dumas, TX 79029
Phone: (806) 935-9098
Fax: (806) 935-7483
"World's largest amateur rodeo." This event has been held for more than a half century and includes free barbecue. Thousands visit this event each year. Held in August.
This versatile ranch offers a bevvy of activities with a flourish of real Texas flair. Step into the boots of a cowboy and go for a wagon ride and watch cattle being herded, an activity fun for the whole family. Once you reach the ranch, watch as real working cowboys jump in the saddle for some team roping. You can even bet on horse racing with the ranch's 'Ranch Bucks' money and cheer as colts race by with their colored blinker masks. Take a shot at the sporting clays and make your way through the 10 stations firing a shotgun at clay targets. At the end of the day, you'll be famished and the smell of sizzling steaks over an open fire will whet your appetite. Eat with the cowboys and much on upscale cuisine, all cooked over an open fire as you listen to them tell ranching stories. The 'Barn' is a luxurious venue rental on the property that is perfect for weddings, private and corporate events. Visit the website to learn more about the cowboy lifestyle found at River Breaks Ranch.
Perfect for those balmy Texas evenings, the Tascosa Drive-In is a quintessential Amarillo experience. A blast from the past, this drive-in movie theater offers double feature newly released films on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. A cash only establishment, the concession stand features the standard movie theater fare, from popcorn, soda, hot dogs, and ice cream, to candy, hamburgers and nachos. So pile the kids, significant other, or friends into the car and head out for a truly unique evening out.
This annual event features a parade, a dress-up contest, and other fun events, with the traditional rodeo events in the evenings.
Come try one of the most famous burgers in Texas, if not the Western Hemisphere, at the Golden Light Café. The relaxed atmosphere of the Golden Light Café is tinged with a hint of sentimentality thanks to road signs, posters and bumper stickers hanging on the walls. Live bands play to warm crowds of locals and visitors alike. The food and drinks are refreshingly affordable when considering the high quality and customer demand.
This locally owned music venue brings some great acts to Amarillo. Leftwoods makes for a fun evening out with fairly priced drinks, a spacious venue and friendly staff. A disco ball and Christmas lights strung from the ceiling add to the playful and fun ambiance of the place, while the stiff drinks will put a pep in your step without breaking the bank. Events take place throughout the month so be sure to pop in and see what this place is all about.
The Amarillo Civic Center is ideally located in downtown and is easily accessible and in close proximity to plenty of hotels. A perfect place for conventions and business meets, the venue is also used for concerts, banquets, dances, trade shows and events. This state-of-the-art center has the capacity to seat more than 5,000 people, and the numerous conventions and meetings held each year attract thousands. The center is also host to several sports events and competitions. This versatile venue is well equipped and designed to graciously host and meet the needs of any event that might be held here.
The Globe News Center for the Performing Arts is located in Downtown Amarillo and serves as a performing arts facility. Perfect for hosting performances and concerts or even special events, the center has three-levels which contain administrative offices, staging areas and dressing rooms. The auditorium can seat up to 1,300 guests, and the sound and light quality is excellent. State-of-the-art and perfectly designed, this versatile space accommodates all kinds of events including large concerts and small gathering functions with equal élan. Additional features like the Orchestra Pit, Acoustical Orchestra Shell and also a Stage Trap System make this venue one-of-a-kind.
With a motto like that, you know that with Avenue 10, your evening is in good hands. The venue itself, though hardly prepossessing, packs a scrappy punch with its creative and free-wheeling productions. Check out the website for more information on upcoming shows.
Cowboys from more than a dozen ranches compete in bronco riding, wild cow milking, cattle branding, and team penning in this authentic Western tradition.
The Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium is is an auditorium used for concerts, lectures and more. The venue has as many as 7 dressing rooms and is hooked up with the best in electronic light and sound equipment. The auditorium has no balcony but can seat just over 2,000 people. It has staged artists like Don Williams and continues to attract touring artists like him. The venue also entertains Broadway shows and other concerts and local events. Do contact for details.
This unique troupe of Boy Scout Explorer Post youngsters presents Native American dances in costume with music, carefully researched for authenticity.