2023 El Paso Space Festival Blasts Off This Weekend
Devotees of space and space exploration, indulge your out-of-this-world love of the final frontier at the 2023 El Paso Space Festival.
The annual space event is returning Friday, September 22 with in-person activities taking place in multiple locations, including Alamo Drafthouse East and the airport.
The week-long festival sponsored by Insights celebrates all things space but isn’t just for space nerds. Family-friendly activities run the gamut from a movie night to stargazing.
Festerversary at El Paso International Airport
Friday, September 22 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Air Cargo Facility, 501 George Perry Boulevard
Celebrate the past, present, and future of space exploration and meet representatives from NASA Johnson Space Center, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic. [More Details/Event Registration]
Sci-Fi Movie Nerd Night
Saturday, September 23, Alamo Drafthouse East 6 p.m.
The 1997 film “The Fifth Element” starring Bruce Willis, Milia Jovovich, Gary Oldman, and Chris Tucker. [More Details/Tickets]
Star Gazing Party
Saturday, September 30, El Paso Radio Controllers Patriot Field at 6121 Stan Roberts Sr Ave from 7 p.m. to 10 10 p.m.
A night of viewing planets, moons, and other objects through telescopes plus astronomy talk. [More Details/Tickets]
Rocket Launch Day
Saturday, September 30, El Paso Radio Controllers Patriot Field at 6121 Stan Roberts Sr Ave from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This event offers hands-on rocketry activities and features local rocket clubs displaying their rockets. [More Details/Event Registration]