A field of blooming poppies in El Paso

El Paso

For most Texans, the 10-, 11-, or 12-hour drive may seem daunting. But the city is worth the drive for the near-seamless blend of Western and Hispanic culture made possible by its location on the border, just one time zone away.

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Upcoming Events

Chopin Music Festival

Sept. 28-Oct. 26

This year marks the 25th anniversary of this festival, with the music of Frederic Chopin highlighted...

Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

Oct. 22-27

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now El Paso’s golden ticket. It’s the perfect recipe for a delect...

Hozier in Concert

Oct. 31

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Hozier released his sophomore album "Wasteland, Baby!," which debut...

Christian Nodal in Concert

Nov. 8

Christian Nodal demonstrates success in his young age as an incredibly talented mariachi and touring...

"Peppa Pig's Adventure"

Nov. 8

Peppa gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, ...

"The Book of Moron"

Nov. 8-10

If you are yearning for some satire that cuts with a shrewd, sharp edge or are just tired of adolesc...

"Blue Man Group"

Nov. 19-20

This performance group is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which co...

La Arrolladora in Concert

Nov. 27

This band is a Latin Grammy-winning Mexican group from Mazatlán, Sinaloa....

Boo at the Zoo

Oct. 27-28

This is the wildest trick-or-treat event with an expected attendance of more than 19,000 visitors ov...

A Christmas Fair

Nov. 1-3

This is an annual shopping gift market. The event, recognized as an El Paso tradition, features more...

Franklin Mountains Trail Run

Nov. 8-10

This is the true Texas mountain race in the Franklin Mountains. Most of the trails are desert terrai...

Sun Bowl Thanksgiving Parade

Nov. 28

Thousands of spectators line Montana Avenue each Thanksgiving morning to watch one of the largest co...

Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta

Dec. 31

The Hyundai Sun Bowl is the nation's second oldest bowl game, marking its 86th year in 2019. Many ac...

Sun City Scavenger Hunt

Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021

Have some fun in the sun exploring the westernmost city in Texas. On this culture-filled El Paso sca...


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