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

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...

Billy the Kid Festival

June 6-7

An Old West gunfight, ghost tour, and performances of the play "1876: Billy the Kid" are just a few ...

"Waitress"

June 9-10

In the hit Broadway musical, a waitress dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage by ...

Daniel Habif: "Inquebrantables" Tour

June 13

Daniel Habif, author, creative producer, consultant, philanthropist and entrepreneur, is widely know...

Sun City Pride Festival

June 20

What began as a small parade in 2007 has now grown into a nationally and internationally recognized ...

Ice Cream Fest

June 21

Located in downtown El Paso, the festival has ice cream vendors, food booths, a game zone, face pain...

Christian Castro in Concert

June 25

The Mexican pop singer is one of the best-selling Latin artists of all time. ...

Alfresco Fridays

June 5, 12, 19, 26

This free concert series takes place every Friday throughout the summer months. ...

Intocable in Concert

June 27

The Tejano/Norteño group has been winning fans over since the early '90s with songs that feature ro...

Ysleta Mission Festival

July 10-12

Recognized as one of El Paso’s premier festival events, Ysleta Mission Festival attracts tens of t...

Alfresco Fridays

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

This free concert series takes place every Friday throughout the summer months. ...

Plaza Classic Film Fest

July 30-Aug. 9

Returning for its 13th year, the 11-day movie marathon features more than 100 films, offers discussi...

Viva! El Paso

June 19-Aug. 23

This colorful musical spectacular celebrates the four major cultures that have influenced the Sun Ci...

Alfresco Fridays

Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28

This free concert series takes place every Friday throughout the summer months. ...


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