December 6, 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 visitmarfa.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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@example.com for more info. (Note: absolutely no drones allowed.)
Are you looking for volunteers?
Not at this time, but feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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@example.com — 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 visitmarfa.com and marfalist.org, where you can find housing suggestions, ride shares, and more.
November 2, 2016
Huge thanks to everyone who supported Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance on Kickstarter! We received the backing of 307 individuals and organizations from around the world, raising $54,440 to help realize this remarkable project. For more information on Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance, visit panchovillaopera.com. The opera will premiere at The Crowley Theater in Marfa on November 11 and 12, 2016. Tickets for the Saturday performance are sold out, but there are still seats for the VIP Friday show. Click here to reserve yours today!
Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance is made possible by these generous backers of our Kickstarter campaign:
Sandra Adair, Anne Adams, Peggy & Jim Adams, Sarah Adler, Pablo Alvarado, Chris Amatruda, Robert Arber, ArKtype/Thomas O. Kriegsmann, Art Production Fund, Susan Moore Ashcroft, Robin Aufses, Carol Austin, Austin Art Services, Jessica Ayers, B, bangskij, Melanie Barr, Elizabeth Baskin, Daphne Beal, R. Michael Berrier, Bruce Benson, Leah Bentley, Karen Bernstein, Jacqueline Berry, Heather Bhandari, Michael Bisbee, Stuart Bishop, Joe B. Bland, Erika Blumenfeld, Ted Bonin, Kristin Bonkemeyer, Alexia Bonomi, Suzanne Deal Booth, Luke Borders, Ryan Botkin, Bill Bragin, BRNNR, David Brody, Annie Bush, Anna Button, James C, Carole Carden, Cassie, John Caulkins, Grace Cha, Claire, Erika Clarke, S. Clements, Brooke Collins, Cynthia Collins, Teresa Corbin, Cristina, Stephen Curran, Michael Dahlke, Ann Daughety, Eric Davis, Janie DeGuerin, Brenda Delao, Paul Dery, Deborah Devins, L.B. Deyo, Fern Diaz, JD DiFabbio, Fairfax Dorn, John F Dorn, Hans Dorsinville, Drew, Pam Duerr, Glory Edim, David Egeland, Tahn Eismann, Emily, Elaine Emmi, Matt Emmi, AC Engell, Patrick Evans, Nina Fanti, Judd Farris, Jim Findlay, Jay Fitzgerald, Kerthy Fix, James Flyn, Dawn Forrest, Heather Forrester, Helen Winkler Fosdick, Katie Price Fowlkes, Julene Franki, Frazier-Brown, Douglas B Friedman, Mary Gaitan, Christine Garcia, Becky, Gardner, Rebecca Gardner, Cathy Gaubert, Trey Gerfers, Genevieve Gill, Lezlie Glade, Isabell Glimcher, Lilly Glimcher, Rebbecca Louise Goddammit, Golden Hornet Project, Matthew Goudeau, Ihor Gowda, Natalie Grand, Christine Green, Cheryl Guerrero, Mark Guiducci, Harvey Guion, Tom Haines, Laura Hajovsky, Luc Hale, Donna M Hall, Jim and Mary Hamilton, Robert Hammond, HappyRowan, Brian Harnetty, Dawn Hennessey, Brie Hensold, Tommy & Dee Hilfiger, Howard Hilliard, Remi Hisataka, Jessica Hodin, Tom Hollenback, Virginia Honig, Cedric Howe, Ioic, Nicki Ittner, Steph Itz, Mathew Jackson, JB, Catalina Maria Johnson, Jenny Johnson, Buck Johnston, Kendra Jones, Brian Jose, Dean Kameros, Randy Kaplan, Shelley Kaplan, Emily Keeton, Irene Keil, Danielle and Brooks Kieschnick, Tammy King, Beth Klehr, Megan Koch, Willa Koerner, koikuri, Sheryl L Kolasinski, Rex Koontz, Leslie Kuhn, Allie Laird, Jenny Laird, Virginia Lebermann, Jon Leland, Richard Leonarz, Mike Levy, Lisa, Liz, David Lobel, Tina & Michael Lobel, John Loner, Laura Lotti, Gary Luedecke, Robbie Luke, Katherine Magy, Ethan Maki, Billy Marginot, Mary, Max, Janet Maykus, Shannon McCormick, Willa McDonald, Kate McKenna, Mano Mercantile, Laura Merritt, The Meyer Levy Charitable Foundation, Kathryn Millan, Michael Mitchell, Polly Monear, Andrew Moore, Carol Moore, Phillip Moran, Phillipe Muller, Molly Murray, Keith Napoleon, Jason Neulander, Mike Nicholson, Fredrik Nilsen, Sharon Oberlander, Connor Oman, Kimberly Orr, Jon Otis, The Owl Wine Bar and Home Goods, Katherine Pan, Liz Pappademas, Tracy LaQuey Parker, Chase Pashkowich, Carolyn Pfeiffer, Stacy Pinelli, John Pitts, Bettina Prentice, Anita Prewett, Maria Giulia Prezioso, David Quin, Rajendra, Edia Ramey, Cassandra Ramirez, Rikhi Ramrakha, Joe Randel, Kendel Ratley, Renee Reed, Ginger Reeder, Raul Reymundi, George Reynolds, Graham Reynolds, Brooke Robinson, Isha Rogers, Lawrence Rogers, Victoria Rogers, Lees Romano, Michal Rosenn, Georgina Rovirosa, Jennifer Ash Rudick, Gryphon Rue, Charles Ruger, David Ruiz, Nancy Sanders, Katherine Sandoz, Valerie Santerli, Sara, Riccardo Sartori, Cindy Scroggins, Francisco Segura & Randy Rubio, Eugene Sepulveda, Jorge Sermini, Barbara Shack, Shane, Katherine Shaughnessy, Eiji Shimizu, Jay Shull, Laura Sico, Max Alexander Singer, siobhan, Kristin Sjoberg, Paul Smithyman, Joe Specht, Melanie Spiegel, Susan Spies, Caitlin Stedman, Steve, Steven, Stokes, Dena Stoner, Joey Story, Sara Story, DJ Stout, Yancey Strickler, Brooke Stroud, Robert Summers, Rima Suqi, Molly Surno, Diana D Sutton, Julie Swoope, Daryl Tanner, Katy Taylor, Lonn Taylor, Rachel Blackney Tepper, Frances and Robin Thompson, Laura Thoms, tizoctrevino, Jolene Torr, Dale Truitt, Max Tuncar, James Turnbull, Kristina Van Dyke & Jeff Fort, Signe Veje, Mike Vernusky, Leo Villareal, Beth Viner, T A Vogler, Molly Walker, Libby Walter, Eric Damon Walters, Tonya Walton, Julie Ann Ward, Katie Watkins, Dale Weaver, Andrew Webster, Meghan Wells, Billy Werb, Marissa Wertheimer, Allison Wheeler, Jenni Wieland, Melody Wilcocks, Brandon Williams, Elizabeth Williams, Janet Williams and Bill McDonald, Annie Wilson, Sarah Woodhatch, David Wright, Will Yankus, Jim Yoder, Alison Young, Nick Yulman,