Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, May 27 – Memorial Day, May 30, 2016.

FRIDAY:

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the 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, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway – Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. More Details

Alfresco! Fridays – Fresh-air performances from local bands playing various genres of music. 6 p.m. on the Convention Center Plaza. FREE. Tonight, Fixed Idea (Latin Ska). More Details

Friday at The Fire – Live music by local bands set against the ambiance of the Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss outdoor fireplace. Tonight, Sha'Vonne. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FREE.

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Parks & Rec Summer Outdoor Concert Series - Bring your blankets and lounge chairs and enjoy an evening of live music at the park. There will be food vendors on site. This week, Azucar at 8 p.m. at Eastwood Park (Album Park), 3001 Parkwood St. FREE to see.

SATURDAY:

Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing – The “producers only” market features area farmers, backyard gardeners and artisans selling organic and pesticide-free vegetables, locally-made goat cheeses, natural free range chickens and eggs, native plants for home and yard, fresh-baked breads and salsas. 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon. FREE admission. More Details

El Paso Rose Garden – Stop and smell over 1,400 blooming roses at one of El Paso’s hidden gems. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden, 1702 N. Copia St. FREE. More Details

Downtown Artist and Farmers Market – The market offers the chance to shop for original arts and crafts and regionally grown produce in an outdoor setting while enjoying entertainment featuring local artists, food vendors and free activities. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Union Plaza District along Anthony Street. FREE admission and FREE parking. More Details

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the 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, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Rock On the Water at Wet-n-Wild Waterworld – Concerts and water rides at Wet-N-Wild. Pop Evil, Red Sun Rising, Shaman’s Harvest, Stitched Up Heart, and local bands. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Wet-n-Wild Waterworld, 8804 South Desert Boulevard, Anthony, Texas. $24.99 at the gate, includes water rides + concerts. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway – Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. More Details

City of El Paso Outdoor Swimming Pools - It's opening weekend for the city's outdoor aquatic facilities; Grandview, Nations Tobin, and Pavo Real. 12 noon to 6 p.m. Admission is $1-$2. More Details

Red, White & Brew Wine & Beer Festival - Sample regional wines and micro brews from a variety of wineries and breweries. Live music, and food and crafts vendors will also be highlighted. 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the NMSU Intramural Fields. $20 gate admission. More Details

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival - Sample wines produced by New Mexico wineries, plus live music, food and drink. 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. $20 gate admission. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Punk Rock Flea Market – Artists, vendors, food, and live music. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 5 Points Bistro, 3019 Montana Ave. FREE admission. More Details

El Paso Balloon Festival Balloon Glow – Soldier Salute and Hot-air Balloon Glow 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Bowen Ranch in Northeast El Paso. Admission is FREE. More Details

Scorpions Tribute Band – “Blackout” pays homage to the music of the Scorpions. 8:00 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

SUNDAY:

El Paso Balloon Festival – Early morning balloon launches followed by live music, and lots of family activities including trail rides and hayrides. 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bowen Ranch in Northeast El Paso. Festival admission varies. More Details

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the 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, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Wet-n-Wild Waterworld – El Paso’s 60-acre water park features more than 25 rides and attractions, and the largest wave pool in Texas. 8804 South Desert Boulevard, Anthony, Texas. Gates open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Admission prices vary. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway – Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. More Details

La Viña Winery Sunday Market – Dog and kid-friendly farmer’s market featuring farm fresh, local produce. Live entertainment on the patio from Live By Request. 12 noon to 4 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., one mile north of Vinton Road. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival - Sample wines produced by New Mexico wineries, plus live music, food and drink. 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. $20 gate admission. More Details

Red, White & Brew Wine & Beer Festival - Sample regional wines and micro brews from a variety of wineries and breweries. Live music, and food and crafts vendors will also be highlighted. 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the NMSU Intramural Fields. $20 gate admission. More Details

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Zin Valle Vineyards. Free wine tasting, and music from Dusty Low. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Zin Valle Vineyards, 7315 Canutillo La Union Rd., Canutillo, Tx. FREE to see. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

City of El Paso Outdoor Swimming Pools - It's opening weekend for the city's outdoor aquatic facilities; Grandview, Nations Tobin, and Pavo Real. 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $1-$2. More Details

2016 Crawfish Festival - Crawfish boil, brewskis, and rock-n-roll from Cuervo, and YKnot. Doors open at 3 p.m. at Handlebars Bar & Grill, 1731 N. Lee Trevino. FREE admission. More Details

MONDAY/MEMORIAL DAY:

El Paso Balloon Festival – Early morning balloon launches followed by live music, and lots of family activities including trail rides and hayrides. 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bowen Ranch in Northeast El Paso. Festival admission varies. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Red, White & Brew Wine & Beer Festival - Sample regional wines and micro brews from a variety of wineries and breweries. Live music, and food and crafts vendors will also be highlighted. 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the NMSU Intramural Fields. $20 gate admission. More Details

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival - Sample wines produced by New Mexico wineries, plus live music, food and drink. 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. $20 gate admission. More Details

City of El Paso Outdoor Swimming Pools - It's opening weekend for the city's outdoor aquatic facilities; Grandview, Nations Tobin, and Pavo Real. 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is $1-$2. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details