Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, June 17 – June 19, 2016.

FRIDAY:

Downtown Street Festival - Seether headlines, Neon Trees opens. Fireworks, food trucks, 4 stages featuring local bands throughout the grounds, and a classic car show. Gates open at 6 p.m. Ticket 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 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 11 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. 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

Food Truck Movie Night at Rushfair – Street food and a free movie. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the parking lot of Rushfair Market Place, 10060 Rushing. FREE Admission. Tonight's movie is “Finding Nemo.” 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, Vince Alten. 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

Viva! El Paso Opening Weekend – The summer outdoor musical chronicles the 400 year history of El Paso through song and dance. 8:30 p.m. at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Movies on the Lawn at UTEP – A Family friendly event featuring Hollywood blockbusters shown outdoors on an 18-foot inflatable screen. Concessions available. This week’s featured film is “Zootopia”. Movie starts at approximately 8:30 p.m., weather permitting, on the UTEP Campus. FREE admission. More Details

Red Raider Reels Free Movie Series - "The Wizard of Oz" will be screened on the main lawn of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences campus, weather permitting. BYO blankets, lawn chairs, snacks and drinks -- except for alcohol. Alcohol, glass containers and pets are prohibited. 8:00 p.m.or as dictated by sunset. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 5001 El Paso Dr., next to UMC. Admission is FREE. Parking is available at the lot east of the lawn.

SATURDAY:

Downtown Street Festival - Goo Goo Dolls headlines, Collective Soul opens. Fireworks, food trucks, 4 stages featuring local bands throughout the grounds, and a classic car show. Gates open at 6 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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

Father's Day Dino Hike - Hike the 2 ½ mile dinosaur trail at Mt. Cristo Rey with dad and check out all the footprints left behind from when dinosaurs roamed our area. Led by Dinosaur Tracker and Geologist Eric Kappus. 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Ardovino's Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr. in Sunland Park, New Mexico. $7.50 per person, reservations required. (575) 589-0653 ext. 3

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

Zoo After Howlers at the El Paso Zoo – Enjoy the El Paso Zoo and all its attractions outside regular business hours. Live music, a special evening giraffe feeding, and extended hours. 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 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 7 p.m.. Admission prices vary. More Details

Here Comes The Summer Art Market - Artists, vendors, food trucks and more. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Old Glory Memorial, 9550 Gateway North, next to EPCC. Admission is FREE. More Details

City of El Paso Swimming Pools – The city’s outdoor and indoor aquatic facilities are open for recreational swimming. Hours vary by location. Admission is $1-$2. 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

Free Movie Saturday at the International Museum of Art – "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" will be screened at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Ave. Admission is FREE, concessions will be available. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Music on the Lawn at Fountains at Farah – Acid Pie, Biscuit Roller, and Juniper perform in the Fountains at Farah Pavilion beginning at 7 p.m., weather permitting. Blankets and lawn chairs encouraged, food and beverages will be available. Admission is FREE. More Details

The City of Socorro Presents Movies Under the Stars – Bring your blankets and/or lawns chairs and enjoy “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”outdoors in the park, weather permitting. Food vendors on site or BYO snacks. Admission is FREE. 8:15 p.m., or as dictated by sunset, at Bulldog Championship Park, 316 Buford Rd.

Viva! El Paso Opening Weekend – The summer outdoor musical chronicles the 400 year history of El Paso through song and dance. 8:30 p.m. at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Movies Under the Stars – Family-friendly movies in the park, under the stars, weather permitting. BYO blankets, chairs, and snacks. Tonight’s movie is “Minions.” 8 p.m. at Eastwood/Album Park, 3110 Parkway. Admission is FREE. More Details

Horizon City Movies in the Park – Relatively current movies shown on an inflatable screen, weather permitting. Blankets and lawn chairs allowed, but alcohol is prohibited. Food trucks and vendors will be on site. Tonight’s movie is “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.″ 8:30 p.m. at Corcoran Park, located just off Horizon Boulevard, across from Horizon Star Bakery. FREE admission.

SUNDAY:

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 7 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

Father's Day Fun Day at Magoffin Home State Historic Site - Free games and activities on the lawn, and a low cost tour of the historic site. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site, 1120 Magoffin. $4 tour cost. More Details

Farmer’s Market at TI:ME at Montecillo – Over 25 vendors, and live music. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TI:ME at Montecillo, 4935 N. Mesa. FREE admission. More Details

Mission Trail Art Market – The open-air market features local arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and entertainment. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 Main in San Elizario. FREE admission. More Details

Sunset Film Society presents ‘E.T. the Extraterrestrial’ – Watch a special Father's Day screening of The Best Motion Picture winner of 1983 followed by a discussion of the film by lifelong film fan and collector Jay Duncan. Showtime is 12 noon at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Sunset Hall, 1 Ardovino Dr. in Sunland Park, New Mexico. Brunch à la carte available. FREE admission. (575) 589.0653 x3

La Viña Winery Sunday Market – Dog and kid-friendly farmer’s market featuring farm fresh local produce, and music on the patio from The Two of Us. 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

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

City of El Paso Swimming Pools – The city’s outdoor and indoor aquatic facilities are open for recreational swimming. 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $1-$2. More Details

Music Under the Stars – An evening of music and dancing under the stars with Soul Sacrifice, a Santana tribute band. Gates open at 5 p.m., concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway North. Admission is FREE. More Details