The El Paso/Las Cruces area presents some fun options over the three-day holiday weekend. From a seminary fundraiser where the gorditas are the star, to a celebration of fine New Mexico wines and foods, the unofficial end of summer is filled with festivals and events that offer something for every taste – and taste bud!

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    St. Anthony’s Bazaar

    Saturday, Sept. 2 – Monday Sept. 4

    The yearly fundraiser for the Franciscan seminary is three days of carnival games, live entertainment and delicious bazaar food -- such as theie legendary gorditas. FREE admission. Events begin daily from noon to 11 p.m. St. Anthony’s Seminary, 4601 Hastings at Crescent.

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    Harvest Wine Festival

    Saturday, Sept. 2 – Monday Sept. 4

    Celebrate the history of New Mexico Wines and sample vino from around the state. Food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and live music round out the entertainment. Admission includes souvenir wine glass. Noon to 6 p.m. [More Info]

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    Sun City Music Festival

    Saturday, Sept. 2 – Sunday Sept. 3

    The massive glow-stick EDM beat bash features Marshmello on Saturday, and Above & Beyond on Sunday. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily. [More Info]

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    Great American Rockabilly Riot

    Saturday, Sept. 2 – Sunday, Sept. 3

    Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show, rat rods, live tattooing, food trucks and concerts at the El Paso County Coliseum. [More Info]