Best Things to Do This Weekend in El Paso April 28-30
If you’re up to ditching the couch and hitting the town, here is where you can have the most fun with your clothes on this weekend, April 28-30.
FESTIVALS & MUSIC SHOWS
An Evening with Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October - Stripped down performance by the Blue October lead singer includes story telling and audience Q&A. 7 p.m. Saturday at Tricky Falls. All ages show. More Details
Las Cruces Country Music Festival – Kacey Musgraves, The Eli Young Band, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, and the Marshall Tucker Band headline this year. Friday gates open at 5 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. Admission varies. More Details
Sun City Craft Beer Festival – Dozens of local, regional and national craft breweries showcase and share their brews. Saturday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Convention Center Plaza and Pedestrian Pathway. Admission varies. More Details
Foam Wonderland Climax Tour - “The Ultimate Foam Party Experience” featuring the largest foam machines in the world. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday at the El Paso County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details
Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libros Celebration – Thousands of books will be given away. Free activities and entertainment, too. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Washington Park, next to the El Paso Zoo. FREE admission. More Details
City Spray Parks - Each park spray pad has approximately 15-30 water features with separate shaded picnic areas. All FREE to use and open to the public. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. are Grandview Park in Central El Paso, Sue Young in Northeast, Hidden Valley in the Ascarate area, and Pavo Real in the Lower Valley, which is also home to El Paso's first spray pad for dogs.
Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival at Cohen Stadium – Rides, games, and of course, carnival food. 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Admission and parking is FREE. All You Can Ride wristbands $25.
'Grease' Sing-along at Alamo Drafthouse - The late '70s John Travolta/Olivia Newton John movie is one of the most popular musicals of all time. Here's your chance to sing-along to all the film's classics loud and proud and in mixed company. 6 p.m. Sunday. More Details
Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Saturday & Sunday skating session times 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. $8 admission includes skate rental. More Details
Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Prices vary. More Details
El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the Wings of the World Bird Show, African Star Train, the Hunt Family Desert Spring splash pad, and the Foster Tree House Playground. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano. Admission varies. More Details
Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing – The “producers only” market features area farmers, backyard gardeners and artisans selling fresh produce, honey, fresh-baked breads, salsas and other small-batch foodstuffs. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE entry. More Details
Downtown Artist and Farmers Market – Artisan market highlights regionally grown agricultural products and original arts and crafts, as well entertainment featuring local artists, food vendors and free activities. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE to get in and FREE parking in the Anthony Street Parking lot. More Details