5 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Big Spring

Ready for a Summer Adventure? Grab your Cowboy hat, c’mon down, and immerse yourself in Texas Culture! At the Crossroads of Hwy 87 nestled between San Angelo and Lubbock and half an hour's drive east of Midland on I-20 where you will find an incredible experience awaits in Big Spring, TX!

Big Spring Rodeo and Reunion


Boots, Class, and lil' Sass...

Saddle up and buckle them chaps because if it’s June, it’s the Big Spring Rodeo and Reunion! Immerse yourself in the Texan spirit and feel the rush of some Bronc Bucking, Mutton Busting, and Bull Riding Cowboy and Cowgirl action. Do a little boot-scootin’ at the dance hall while two-stepping your way downtown to watch the Parade. West Texas returns to its roots with good old-fashioned Country and Western excitement!

Russ McEwen Aquatic Center


Take a beat...

When you’re ready to cool off, hang that hat and take a splash at the water park! The Russ McEwen Aquatic Center is the city’s premiere destination to beat that summer heat. Whether you continue the adrenaline rush of the water slides or want to relax on the lazy river, we got you covered! You’ll find us in the heart of Comanche Trail Park! 

The Big Spring Heritage Museum

Heritage Museum 2021

One Salute and a dash of folklore...

Feel like some Texas Culture? Big Spring is loaded with Museums and Historical sites. Take a step back in time at Hangar 25, a fully restored WWII-era hangar, and stand in awe at the aircraft on display! Staffed by retired veterans ready to share their memories that date back to Bombardier School! Dive deep into the History of West Texas at the exhibits inside the Big Spring Heritage Museum with art from H.W. Caylor, learn about the Texas & Pacific Railroad, and stroll around the Cowboy/Cowgirl Hall of Fame. 

Pops in the Park

Pops in the park

Patriotic jubilation...

We may be small, but our celebration of this nation’s independence is nothing short of Epic! Witness the spectacular fireworks show while the Big Spring Symphony accompanies the pyrotechnics in an outdoor arena built in 1938 at the Amphitheater! The Pops in the Park festival is an unforgettable experience that's free to all!

Scenic Mountain


An unforgettable Sunset...

Before you ride off into the sunset, catch a breathtaking view atop Scenic Mountain. And discover the hidden gem of Texas with Big events during a Big Summer in Big Spring, Texas!