Food, festivals, and family fun; June is loaded with a variety of fun events, including the Downtown Street Festival, and Viva El Paso.

June 2-4, Billy the Kid Festival: The annual festival celebrates Billy the Kid’s visit to San Elizario in 1876 to break out a friend from the old El Paso County Jail. Festivities include a reenactment of the historic breakout and Billy the Kid tales at the jail. More Info

June 3-4, Feast of the Middle East: The annual festival and dinner includes live Arabic music and belly dancers, as well as all your favorite authentic Middle Eastern food. More Info

June 4, 11, 18, 25, Music Under the Stars: One of El Paso’s signature summer events. Ozomatli, Magic!, and a Journey tribute band are among this month's performers. More Info

June 10, Neon Paint Party: Dance party at Wet ‘N’ Wild featuring hundreds of gallons of paint, live electronic dance music, and water rides. More Info

June 16-17, ‘Viva El Paso!’ Opening Weekend: The summer outdoor musical extravaganza chronicles the 400 year history of El Paso through song and dance, set against the backdrop of the Franklin Mountains. Performances every Friday and Saturday evening. More Info

June 23-24, Downtown Street Festival: This year’s performers are Papa Roach/In This Moment/Starset on Friday, and Alice Cooper with Dokken and Jackyl on Saturday. Fireworks each night. More Info

June 30, Let Freedom Sing Music Festival: Traditional Country Music act Joe Nichols headlines the free Fort Bliss summer outdoor concert series. More Info

Note: This is an overview and not meant to be a comprehensive list of every single event in El Paso and Southern New Mexico. Dates and times are subject to change or be cancelled at the discretion of the event organizers.