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Journey out West and experience Odessa! Our world-class airport puts you within hours of three state parks and three National Parks in the region, where you can camp, hike and cycle surrounded by West Texas’ most scenic mountain vistas. Or stay for the weekend where you don’t have to choose what to do because you can do it all.

Odessa is where you can watch action packed sporting events like college football or hockey; enjoy happy hour and deliciousPerforming arts dining and then head to the incredible Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center to watch a Broadway play. With so many unique attractions and festivals taking place throughout the year, Odessa is truly where the mystique of West Texas begins.

A visit to Odessa is where you can explore the best festivals and discover Holiday Spirit at Merry Marketplace in November, action packed SandHills Stock Show and Rodeo in January, the Midessa Boat, RV Sports and Gun Show in February, festive celebrations during Fiesta West Texas for Cinco de Mayo and enjoy family fun at Firecracker Fandango in July, and enjoy Ellen Noel Art Museum’s West Texas Fest in October. Odessa has events for everyone – so grab your travel companion and set off for adventure!

No place in Texas can offer more fun memories than Odessa. From our world-class Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, to the renowned Globe of the Great Southwest Theatre, Odessa offers Broadway plays, musicals and much more.