Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, July 22 – July 24, 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

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

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

Alfresco! Fridays – Fresh-air performances from local bands playing various genres of music. 6 p.m. on the Convention Center Plaza. Tonight, Prime 80z Experience. FREE. More Details

$1 Dollar Day at Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. $1 admission, ride tickets and snacks. Open 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission $1. More Details

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

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – An encore performance of the hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew. Featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Parks & Rec Summer Outdoor Free 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. Tonight it’s Billy Towns at San Jacinto Plaza, downtown. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE to see. More Details

Viva! El Paso – 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

Pokemon Go Ghost Tour at Concordia - Locate, catch, battle and trade while learning about the history and lore of Concordia Cemetery. You might even catch a real ghost! 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Meet at the Yandell gate by 8:30 p.m. $15 per person. More Details

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

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

National Day of the Cowboy – Events include Old West reenactments by Six Guns & Shady Ladies, hay rides, and Old West movies at sundown. Plus, live music, a petting zoo, and food trucks and arts and crafts vendors. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Richard White Park, 100 Richard White Road in Anthony, Texas. 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 ArtPaddington 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

Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival - World Class Tequilas, Mexican beers, and Tacos. That’s pretty much all you need for a Saturday. Oh, and Chihuahua Racing. 5 p.m. to midnight at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum in Las Cruces, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. Admission varies. More Details

Music on the Lawn at Fountains at Farah – The Other Half, If We Were Turtles, Katie Salazar 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

Dancing in the City Free Music Series – A free group dance lesson taught by professional dancers and a live music performance from Prime 80z Experience. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. In the Convention Center Plaza, Downtown. Admission is FREE. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – An encore performance of the hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew. Featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. 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 The Good Dinosaur. 8:00 p.m. at Hidden Valley Park, 200 Coconut Tree Lane. FREE. More Details

Selena Quintanilla Tribute Band – “Como La Flor” pays homage to the Queen of Tejano Music, Selena. 8:00 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Viva! El Paso – 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

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 The Good Dinosaur. 8:30 p.m. at Corcoran Park, located just off Horizon Boulevard, across from Horizon Star Bakery. FREE admission.

Haunted Brothel Ghost Tour – Traverse Downtown El Paso’s darkest alleys and enter some of our city’s remaining brothels (maybe even capture paranormal activity). Meet at the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center, 108 E San Antonio Ave at 9:00 p.m. $15 per person. More Details

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

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

Days of Remembrance Bridal Quince & Sweet 16 Expo – Everything you need to plan your next event, from photographers to ballrooms, and everything in between. 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the El Paso Convention Center, Downtown. $5 admission. More Details

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

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – An encore performance of the hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew. Featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. 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

Sun City Roller Girls Present 'The Good, the Bad, and the Derby’ – This month’s all-female contact roller derby event is a double header; Las Catrinas vs Chuco Town Chulas, and Las Viudas Negras vs Sexecutioners. Doors open at 5 p.m., first bout starts at 6 p.m. Inside the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 East Paisano Drive. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Noche Rancera at Music Under the Stars – The summer series concludes with Noche Ranchera featuring Mariachi Alegre. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial St. Admission is FREE. More Details