A field of blooming poppies in El Paso

El Paso

Travel Region

Big Bend Country

Population

700,000

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

"Shen Yun"

Feb. 5

Experience the beauty of ancient China before communism. Shen Yun's unique artistic vision expands t...

Marathon and Half Marathon

Feb. 13

This Boston qualifier begins on El Paso’s east side and travels thorough various parts of the city...

"Frida"

March 19

El Paso Opera presents this fusion of opera, Mexican folkloric and mariachi music, and Broadway musi...

Sun City Craft Beer Festival

May 21-22

More than 50 breweries are expected to bring their brews to downtown El Paso. Along with an indoor b...

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