Local Photographs Courtesy of the Odessa CVB
Music City Mall
Tasty dining, over 100 stores and live entertainment on the weekends – this mall has it all.
Music City Mall Ice Rink
Welcome to the fun! Enjoy Roller Skating on a 14,000 Plus square foot roller rink.
Ellen Noel Art Museum
The Ellen Noël Art Museum is known for its active exhibitions schedule and outstanding education programming for all ages.
University Of Texas Of The Permian Basin
Founded in the early 1970s, this state university has an enrollment of just over 6,000 students and growing.
Wagner Noel Performing Art Center
Situated on a satellite campus of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, between Odessa and the neighboring town of Midland, WNPAC includes a main concert hall and a recital hall.
Ector Country Coliseum
With just over 5,100 seats, this arena is home to the Odessa Jackalopes of the North American Hockey League, as well as rodeo competitions, ice skating events and numerous conventions.
This modern football stadium has capacity for over 19,000 spectators and is home to the Permian High Panthers and the Odessa High Broncos, as well as the UTPB football team.
The Stonehenge replica is located on the campus of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa in Ector County, Texas. About 20 stone blocks, similar in size, shape, and appearance to the ancient Stonehenge in southwestern England, were unveiled in the summer of 2004. The replica matches the original Stonehenge horizontally, but it falls some 14% short in height from the English monument.
The Odessa Crater, and four smaller craters, were formed in prehistoric time when a great shower of nickel-iron meteorites collided with the earth.
Parker House Ranching Museum
After the railroad arrived, Odessa became a livestock shipping center. In 1935, leading rancher Jim Parker located his headquarters in a rock house on the outskirts of town.