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About Starlight Ranch

Since 1960, The Big Texan Steak Ranch has been serving up Texas culture to millions of guests from all over the world. We’re known as a world famous Route 66 Landmark and home of the legendary 72oz Steak Challenge. Now, we’re excited to take entertainment and family fun to a whole new level with The Big Texan Starlight Ranch.

It’s a one of a kind experience that brings together the best in entertainment and Big Texan hospitality. Get lost in The Big Texan Maze, or playing treasure hunter in The Big Dig. Just like The Big Texan Steak Ranch, Starlight Ranch is a true Texas original.


Parties & Events

For a truly remarkable event look no further than The Big Texan’s new Starlight Ranch. We have over a 50 year history of delighting visitors with our larger than life food, drinks, entertainment, and of course our Texas hospitality. This 20 acre ranch features multiple indoor and outdoor pavilions that can accommodate a Texas sized gathering of 800 or an intimate party of 12. From corporate events to private or family events, our dedicated staff will craft an experience perfectly unique to Texas, expertly designed just for you.

The Big Texan has removed the hassle and hidden cost of booking a single purpose event center by offering private areas for your group that can include access to all the ranch amenities. So put your feet up, we provide the entertainment, security, and staff to help you design menus, accommodations, or extra features that offer a true Texas experience like no other. Turn our ranch into your ranch.

  • Family Reunions
  • Class Reunions
  • Special Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Trade Shows and Groups
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Holiday Parties
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Team Building Events
  • Business Meetings
  • Social Gatherings
  • Film/Video Presentations
  • Themed/Seasonal Events
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Proms/Formals/Homecomings
  • School Field Trip
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Charity/Fundraising Events
  • Receptions
  • Small Group Outings
  • Quinceañera
  • Private Concerts/Shows
  • Live Music
  • Live DJ

Book Your Event at Starlight Ranch


Food & Drinks

For 57 years you’ve come to expect big and bold flavors from the Big Texan Steak Ranch, expect nothing less from Starlight Ranch. We’re offering a wide variety of mouthwatering foods for you to savor as you explore the ranch. We’re talking authentic Texas flavors at their best. We can also cater a specially prepared menu suited to your specific tastes. Our service is guaranteed to put your event over the top. Starlight Ranch is also proud to serve an award winning selection of beers. These handcrafted beers are brewed in the legendary tradition of World Famous Texan breweries. Full bodied, full flavored, never ordinary. We also offer a wide variety of specialty cocktails. If you’re looking to put a giggle in your night, try our “Laughing Margarita”. One sip and you’ll know why “the stars at night are big and bright in Texas.”

The Big Zipline

Dancing Under the Stars

The Big Texan Starlight Ranch offers guests the best live music in Amarillo. Our outdoor amphitheater plays host to some of the most talented musicians around, while our sound system delivers every single note to your ears with crystal clear perfection. Date nights, anniversaries, friends from out of town, girls night out, we invite everyone to come out and spend the evening dancing under the stars.

The Big Maze

The Big Texan Maze

Get lost in our world. Nestled in the heart of the ranch is a 10,000 square foot brain teaser. Our changing maze will put you to the test leading you through a series of ever shifting twists, turns, and dead ends. Take your time and meander through the lanes in silent contemplation, or challenge your friends and see who can unravel the mystery of the maze the fastest. The Big Maze offers all ages big fun and because it is always changing, you’ll never have the same experience twice.

The Big Dig

The Big Dig

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to dig deep. The Big Dig lets you explore the depths for buried treasure. What’s lurking just below the surface? You’ll need to dig in to find out.


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