Here's a list of events going on in Abilene and the surrounding area. If you'd like your event listed, just send us an email and we'll get it added.

  • DAY NURSERY OF ABILENE'S 25TH ANNUAL MEXICAN DINNER

    Saturday, March 24th

    This is an annual fundraiser for Day Nursery of Abilene, serving up enchiladas, rice, beans, salad, chips, and ice tea.

    Tickets: $7 in advance, $8 at the door, Children $5

    4pm-7pm

    Abilene High School West Cafeteria

  • OUTLAWS AND LEGENDS MUSIC FESTIVAL

    Friday & Saturday, March 23rd & 24th

    Headlining is Dwight Yoakum, along with Mark Powell, Texas Tornadoes, Augie Meyers, Flaco Jimenez, Jason Boland, Gary P. Nunn, Ray Wylie Hubbard and more

    At the Back Porch of Texas | I-20 at 83/84

  • BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

    Saturdays March 24th & 31st

    The Abilene Zoo will host two different times to break bread with Mr. Bunny on Saturday, March, 24th and again on March 31st. Breakfast consists of fresh fruit, assorted pastries, milk, juice or coffee. Plus kids can create arts and crafts and pose for picture portraits with the Easter Bunny.

    9AM First Breakfast

    10:30 AM Second breakfast and pictures with Easter Bunny

    2070 Zoo Lane, Abilene

    $15 adults

    $10 kids 4-12 years-old

    $5 for ages 3 and younger

    Reservations are required call 325-676-6085

  • COLDWELL BANKER, PANIAN AND MASH REALTORS 2ND ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE

    Thursday, March 29th

    Come give the gift of life. Plenty of giveaways too.

    Noon-5pm

    2500 South Willis

  • LIFE IN BLOOM FEATURING MATTHEW WEST

    Monday, April 2, 2018

    Pregnancy Resources 14th annual life in bloom fundraising banquet is Featuring the award winning,Christian, singer/songwriter, Matthew West. Pregnancy Resources is a non-profit christian organization dedicated to defending all human life!

    Tickets are on sale and priced at $35

    Abilene Convention Center 1100 North 6th Street

  • CASTING CROWNS & I AM THEY

    Thursday, April 5, 2018

    Casting crown will be appearing at our very own Civic Center in Abilene, TX.

    Grammy award winning Casting crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band. With 20 Award winning songs and albums this band is a must see!

    Doors open 7 PM

    Abilene Convention Center 1100 North 6th Street

  • BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS BOWL FOR KIDS’ SAKE

    Saturday April 7, 2018

    How are your bowling skills? Polish them up and get ready for the 'Bowl for Kids' Sake' Bowl-A-Thon, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters. Bowl for Kids’ Sake is a great way to show your support while bowling, eating pizza, winning prizes and having fun. 100 bowlers will participate and each team of 4-6 bowlers will need to raise $625.

    9 AM till 1 PM

    Primetime Family Entertainment Center, 4541 Loop 322 in Abilene.

    Get your "Team Captain" packets at BBBS 547 Chestnut.

  • MICKEY GILLEY

    Saturday, April 7, 2018

    The original urban cowboy Mickey Gilley will be a night filled with all your favorite classic country hits. With 39 hits and 17 number one hit singles this country music legend will perform a show you will not want to miss! After the show you will also have a chance to meet Mickey Gilley himself as well as get autographs and pictures.

    Doors open at 8:00 PM

    Abilene Convention Center 1100 North 6th Street

  • 2ND ANNUAL BIG COUNTRY DAMAGE PREVENTION COUNCIL 5K

    Saturday April 14, 2018

    This 5K race benefits our local fire departments in the Big Country.

    Registration is $20

    Event starts at 8:00 PM

    Red Bud Park, Abilene TX

  • ABILENE EDUCATION FOUNDATION CAJUN FESTIVAL

    Saturday April 14, 2018

    A fun filled family day filled with live entertainment, an inflatable park, games and face painting, the Crawfish Crawl - a 5K run/walk that starts at 8 am at Shotwell Stadium, food trucks, a chance to “beat” up a car, shopping and much much more! Make sure to bring the whole family and experience the fun.

    Cost: $10-$20 | 10:30 AM- 7:30 PM

    Taylor County Expo Center 1700 HWY 36

  • BIG DAY DOWNTOWN

    Saturday, April 21st, 2018

    Enjoy the revitalization of Downtown Abilene on a day full of food, music, living history, sidewalk sales, trolley rides, pub crawls, and plenty of other family activities.

    10am-4pm

    Downtown Abilene on Pine and Cypress Streets, near South 1st

  • THE KEY CITY RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL

    Friday & Saturday - April 27th-28th

    The 4th annual Key City & Blues Festival is a fabulous event filled with blues music that will awaken your soul! Enjoy a gospel brunch on Saturday morning in beautiful downtown Abilene. All events are ticketed, tickets begin at 25$

    Nelson Park Festival Gardens (Next to the Abilene zoo)

  • NEWSBOYS UNITED

    Saturday April 28, 2018

    Newsboys are a christian rock band who have released 17 studio albums, 6 of which have been certified gold, Newsboys were also featured in the movie God's Not Dead and Gods not Dead 2 performing one of  their most famous songs Gods Not Dead. Newsboys will welcome back to the stage former bandmates Peter Furler and Phil Joel for the “Newsboys United Tour,” showcasing “all the hits… under one roof… for one tour.

    Saturday 6 PM

    Abilene Convention Center 1100 North 6th Street

  • RELAY FOR LIFE OF BIG COUNTRY

    Friday May 4, 2018

    Relay for Life is an emotional evening for all involved. Whether you are a survivor, supporter, or just want to be a part of a great cause you will be affected by this walk. The evening starts out with the survivor lap and then continues with team members walking laps throughout the evening to raising money. It's a great way to celebrate, remember and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow cancer survivors and caregivers.

    5PM-10PM

    Festival Gardens (across from the zoo)

    2070 Zoo Ln. Abilene, TX 79602