902 Interstate 20 West
Midland, TX 79701
Phone: (432) 683-1111
Fax: (432) 683-1122
Midland County's Horseshoe Complex (recognizable by the large horseshoe sculpture on display) bustles year-round with events of all kinds. Featuring a number of different facilities, including the Main Arena, the Equestrian Facility, the Education Building and the Outdoor Arena, the Horseshoe's flexibility allows it to host a wide range of events, from fairs and carnivals to rodeos and conferences. Visit the website to see what exciting happenings are coming up.
One of the premier venues for concerts in Midland, The Pine Box is downtown's music hub. If you want to discover local talent, then this is the place to head for, because you will find local bands playing here on a regular basis. There are also regional and national bands playing here from time to time.So, do drop by to know what is playing.
Located in the heart of the city, The Lone Star Bar is host to the hottest local music acts, and is one of the city's favorite hangout spots. The atmospheric bar interiors, are done up in a Texas-themed decor scheme, with lots of wooden elements. The little stage on one end of the bar sees an eclectic line-up of bands every Thursday and Saturday. On other days, there's fun events like karaoke, open mic and even a weekly pool tournament. There's a perennially occupied shuffleboard as well. The bar offers a fine choice of spirits and well-mixed cocktails.
Financed by T. S. Hogan and opened in 1929, the Yucca Theater has been hailed as one of the most beautiful theaters in Texas. The building itself is a thing of wonder with its Gothic structure with a two tier balcony and Egyptian decor. The Yucca has been used for both movie and theater productions. The Yucca now houses a variety of performances by the Midland Community Theater and plays host to its annual Summer Mummers.
Enjoy family fun at KC's Nutty Roller, a family owned and operated skating rink and sale shop. Rent or buy a pair of skates and head for the rink for some skating fun! In addition, KC's offers skating specials for schools, churches, and private parties. Don't miss the themed skating nights, like Fright Night, where you can enter the costume contest and enjoy some witches brew.
If you want to experience real life as it were among the friendly folks of Midland, there is no better place than the Midland Community Center which heartily welcomes visitors to participate in community activities. Engaging fun events are organized all year round, especially during national holidays, weekends and summers. Immerse yourself in some local parties, festivities, traditional concerts, dramas and more. Call for details on any upcoming events.
The Midland Community Theater plans, performs, and produces numerous plays throughout the year. Adding significantly to the arts scene in Midland, Broadway musicals as well as smaller plays in any one of three different facilities. As one of the largest community theater groups in the United States, volunteers as well as paid professionals all contribute to making each performance a success. The Community Theater puts on Summer Mummers as a fundraiser, and also provides various classes on acting and dance for both children and adults.
The Claydesta Atrium is set inside the Claydesta Towers, a commercial building. The beautiful atrium has a skylight roof and is nicely landscaped with plants and water features. It is used for weddings and receptions as well as any special occasion.
Known for its relaxed atmosphere, Woofers & Tweeters Bar and Grill is a good choice for a group of friends on a night out. The club is on the small side so the dance floor is often jam-packed. Featuring karaoke, TVs, food service, and pool tables, Woofers & Tweeters is an ideal place to unwind after a long week.
Enjoy the magic of cinema under the stars at this popular drive-in on the city outskirts. Big Sky Drive-In delights with a schedule of the latest blockbusters and a well-maintained facility for vehicles. The concession stand offers numerous snacking options from classic popcorn to sandwiches and burgers. There's a little play area as well, just in case the kids get bored.
Part of the Scharbauer Complex on the city outskirts, Grande Communications Stadium is a modern facility for football and soccer tournaments. Equipped with modern amenities including a media area and broadcast facilities, the stadium has a capacity to hold 18000 spectators. It is the home stadium of local school teams Lee Rebels and Midland High Bulldogs.
Security Bank Ballpark, located near the Scharbauer Sports Complex is home to the famed Midland Rockhounds Baseball League. Built in 2002, the stadium can seat 6669 people and has a parking space which can hold 3500 vehicles. Located about 6 miles to the west of downtown Midland, the park is the smaller of the two parks located in the Scharbauer Sports Complex.