Festivals
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While many city tourists and locals visit places to admire the big city or the beautiful parks, the festivals in America are a big part of what makes the country grand and the event worth attending. Each city brings its own cultural and historical heritage that are celebrated through various festivals and events. Some cities have similar types of festivals or events, and others have unique annual celebrations.

See how many festivals you can fit on your itinerary! These celebrations are going to give you memories of a lifetime as they reflect the art, culture, heritage and the music of each city in the most exciting way. Show up and have fun with your friends, make memories and celebrate the love of food, wine, music, art, history, culture, traditions, and more at these gatherings.
Big El Paso Fair
Big El Paso Fair

(915) 771-2380

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Ascarate Park 6900 Delta Dr
El Paso, TX 79905   Directions

Prepare for the ultimate fair experience at the Big El Paso Fair in Ascarate Park. With thrilling rides, delicious food, and fantastic entertainment for over two weeks, this state fair is not to be missed. To make the most of your visit, purchase your Mega Passes and Admission tickets in advance.

Experience the world's best sports athletes, circus acts, and stunt performers in the Majestik Spectacular show, followed by a breathtaking production of light and special effects. Circus Wonderland will transport you to a magical world of wonder with dazzling performances that captivate and enchant audiences of all ages. And for those looking for some bubbly fun, Foam Zone is the perfect place to dive into mountains of safe, eco-friendly foam.

Billy The Kid Festival
Billy The Kid Festival

(915) 851-0093

1501 Main St
San Elizario, TX 79849   Directions Website

If you're a fan of Wild West history, you will want to attend the annual Billy The Kid Festival in San Elizario. This charming and historic Texas town will celebrate the notorious outlaw's visit in 1876 with various exciting events and activities.

Visitors can enjoy reenactments of Billy The Kid's historic breakout at the old County Jail and learn all about his visit to San Elizario. An original play, "Billy the Kid: 1876," will also be performed on the Main Stage. Live music will be available at local restaurants and on the Main Stage. Best of all, all events are free, and the festival is pet-friendly. In addition to the historical events, a wide range of arts, crafts, entertainment, and food will be offered.

Celebration of Our Mountains
Celebration of Our Mountains

(915) 525-7364

El Paso, TX
Website

The beautiful mountains surrounding El Paso inspire a six-week festival called Celebration of our Mountains. This festival usually takes place in October and includes various activities such as bird watching, nature hikes and drives, mountain biking, and bat watching. There's even an event called Coffee, Hot Chocolate, muffins, and the Tramway.

The Celebration of Our Mountains sponsors events for hiking, biking, birding, climbing, photographing, and studying the natural wonders, wildlife, geology, and archaeology of the greater El Paso region of the Chihuahuan Desert. It also offers field trips about human history, architecture, science, and technology.

La Viña Winery | Spring Wine Festival
La Viña Winery | Spring Wine Festival

(575) 882-7632

4201 NM-28
Anthony, NM 88021   Directions Website

Experience a memorable time at La Viña Winery's Annual Spring Wine Festival. Be amazed by the extensive selection of over 20 wines available to taste and purchase, each carefully crafted to indulge your senses and tantalize your palate. With so many wines to try, you will uncover a new favorite.

Indulge your senses with many culinary delights prepared by over 60 food and arts and crafts vendors. From delectable dishes to mouth-watering treats, there's something to satisfy every craving. Three live bands will perform daily to add to the sensory feast, each bringing a unique energy and vibe to the festival. Take advantage of this exciting event to get transported to a world of flavor, music, and art.

Plaza Classic Film Festival
Plaza Classic Film Festival

(915) 533-4020

125 Pioneer Plz
El Paso, TX 79901   Directions Website

Take advantage of the Plaza Classic Film Festival, the ultimate celebration of classic cinema. This annual event has gained immense popularity and is now the world's largest classic film festival. It attracts around 40,000 movie enthusiasts annually and provides an unforgettable experience for anyone who loves classic films.

Moreover, with celebrity guests like Al Pacino, Rita Moreno, Richard Dreyfuss, and Edward James Olmos, you never know who you might run into. Be a part of this cinematic journey like no other, and join the Plaza Classic Film Festival today.

Sun Bowl Association
Sun Bowl Association

(915) 533-4416

4150 Pinnacle St Ste 100
El Paso, TX 79902   Directions Website

The Sun Bowl Association is a non-profit organization that operates with the help of over 700 volunteers. The Association aims to serve and promote the El Paso community by organizing yearly events. These events culminate with the Annual Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl football game.

Some of the other key events organized by the Sun Bowl Association include the Sun Bowl Adult Flag Football Tournament, the Peter Piper Pizza Sun Bowl Punt, Pass and Kick, the Sun Bowl All-America Golf Classic, the Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers Sun Bowl Parade, the WestStar Don Haskins Sun Bowl Basketball Invitational, and the Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta.

Sun City Craft Beer Fest
Sun City Craft Beer Fest

(915) 534-0600

Website
El Paso Symphony Orchestra 1 Civic Center Plz
El Paso, TX 79901   Directions

Come and enjoy the ultimate craft beer festival in Downtown El Paso. The Sun City Craft Beer Festival is the city's most significant and impressive event, featuring craft beers, live music, and exciting games.

They aim to provide all attendees with an unforgettable experience they will talk about for years. This festival is to be noticed, with delicious drinks, thrilling entertainment, and endless fun. Join them and immerse yourself in the best that the craft beer world has to offer.

Water Lantern Festival
Water Lantern Festival

(915) 771-2380

Website
Ascarate Park 6900 Delta Dr
El Paso, TX 79905   Directions

The Water Lantern Festival is full of happiness, hope, and great memories that will last a lifetime. It is a family-friendly, enjoyable event for everyone, including friends, families, neighbors, and new acquaintances. This festival goes by many names, such as lantern festivals, lights festivals, floating lanterns, water fests, or Chinese lanterns.

The Water Lantern Festival is the only event that offers a unique experience where you can Light The Water and create unforgettable memories. You can witness the magic of thousands of lanterns as their soft lights reflect upon the water. The Water Lantern Festival brings people together to Light The Water on a magical night that includes food, music, and beauty as the lanterns reflect upon the water.

WinterFest
WinterFest

(915) 212-0000

300 N Campbell
El Paso, TX 79901   Directions Website

WinterFest is an annual downtown event in the City of El Paso. It begins the weekend before Thanksgiving and ends on the first Monday of January. The event began in 2015 and is considered the most incredible festival in the Southwest. It commences with the ceremonial lighting of the holiday tree and San Jacinto Plaza. The opening ceremony includes the Scherr Legate WinterFest Lights Parade and a festive concert.

San Jacinto Plaza is adorned with over 500,000 mini-lights, oversized decorations, and a 55-ft holiday tree throughout the season. Winter-themed attractions and family-friendly programs are offered in and around downtown. Visitors can enjoy the outdoor ice-skating rink, holiday trees, and displays and stroll along the bedecked Paseo de las Luces to see festive holiday decor. WinterFest is a beloved tradition in the community, and various partners work with the City of El Paso to make it bigger and better for El Pasoans and visitors to enjoy.

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