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Marfa Myths: FAQ

6 Dec 2016

Ballroom Marfa and Mexican Summer are presenting the Marfa Myths festival over March 9-12, 2017 (buy tickets ). Learn how to get here and where to stay, and check out our Marfa FAQ.


Where is Marfa?
Marfa is a small town of 2000 in Far West Texas, about three hours southeast of El Paso. For general info about Marfa, download our visitor guide — which has details about eating, tours, and shopping — or visit and Marfalist, where you can find event postings, ride shares, and more.

How much are tickets?
All-access passes are $160. A la carte tickets to individual shows range from $30 to $45. Visit the Marfa Myths ticket page for details.

How do I get to Marfa?
You can get to Marfa via car; plane; and train. If flying, fly into the Midland or El Paso airport, then rent a car to drive the remaining distance. Check out our Getting Here page for more info.

Where should I stay?
Marfa has five hotels — El Cosmico, Hotel Paisano, Hotel Saint George, Thunderbird Hotel, and Riata Inn — as well as many AirBnBs and VRBOs. There are also good options in both Fort Davis and Alpine. See our lodging recommendations for suggestions.

Are you selling a la carte event tickets?
Yes, individual tickets to each performance are available online. Tickets will also be available at the door on the day of the show per availability.

Where are my tickets?
All tickets are available at will call only – no tickets will be mailed. Please print or save your confirmation email for your records and bring it with you.

Can I get a refund?
Tickets are non-refundable, but we are happy to transfer your ticket to someone else’s name if you can no longer attend. Please email [email protected] to transfer a ticket.

Is it all ages?
Yes, Marfa Myths is an all-ages festival. Remember to bring your ID to all venues should you want to drink alcohol.

What is your photo policy?
You are welcome to take photos and video for personal use – just be sure to tag us with #marfamyths. For press, please email us at [email protected] for more info. (Note: absolutely no drones allowed.)

Are you looking for volunteers?
Not at this time, but feel free to email us at [email protected].

What should I bring?
We recommend bringing sunglasses, sunscreen, snacks, water bottle, layers (weather in March can fluctuate), maybe a hat, and a great attitude.

Can I camp?
Yes, El Cosmico offers camping. Just be aware that the temperatures in March can be chilly, so come prepared. Don’t have gear? El Cosmico has huckleberry tents for sale and sleeping bags to rent, or you can rent one of their safari tents (which have beds with heated mattress pads, in case the temperatures drop).

Can I bring my RV?
Please do! There are three RV camping locations in the area — Apache Pines RV Park, Tumble In RV Park, and El Cosmico. See our lodging page for more details.

Are there discounts for locals?
Yes! Tri-County residents can receive half-off a la carte tickets online with a special promo code, which is only available locally. Not valid on bundles.

What if I have more questions?
Email us at [email protected] — we’re happy to help. And during the fest, stop by Marfa Myths headquarters at Ballroom Marfa to get info, pick up maps, buy merch, and more.


For general info about Marfa, you can download our visitor guide — which has more details about eating, tours, and shopping — or visit and, where you can find housing suggestions, ride shares, and more.