Top Things To Do In Odessa This Summer


Catch a Hot Summer Nights Show while enjoying the sunset

Grab your lawn chair + your friends and enjoy an evening of live music from local musicians at the Noel Heritage Plaza for a fun summer evening.



Shop local at the Parks Legado Farmer’s Market

Start your morning right at the Parks Legado Farmers Market.



View an exhibit at the Ellen Noël Art Museum

Check out what exhibits, or events are happening at the Museum this summer, remember its free admission!



Check out a music show

Check out a show at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, The Ector Theatre, or Cactus House.

Photo credit: Brandon Soto | @btek_photography 



Stroll around Downtown

Shop, drink, and eat at Side Bar & Grill, The House Downtown Bar, and many more businesses.



Cool Off at the Pool

Beat the heat and take a dip in the pool at of Odessa’s public pools.



Picnic in the Park

Make it a date night with your loved ones with a picnic in the park and enjoy a beautiful sunset.



Snap a Selfie at a Mural

A couple of new murals have recently popped up, check out our mural guide. Use hashtag #DiscoverOdessa to be featured on our social media.

Photo credit: Jason T Velez |@productionsjtv



Get Adventurous at the Odessa Mountain Bike Park

Get a day pass and ride the trails at the Odessa Mountain Bike Park. Looking for a new bike or new tires? Head over to Peyton’s Bike.




Sip a Refreshing Cocktail

Enjoy an Archie Special from the White Buffalo bar in the Odessa Marriott. Relax under a patio at Cork & Pig Tavern, Rooster’s Diner, or Red Oak.



Cool Down with a Frozen Treat

Chill out with these local places in town – Ella’s Tropical Treats, Popbar Odessa, Clamatos Los Gachos.



Find summer events by visiting our Events Calendar.