If you’re up to ditching the couch and hitting the town, here is where you can have the most fun with your clothes on this weekend, May 5-7.


Broadway in El Paso Presents ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ - Updated version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber original. Friday-Sunday, Plaza Theatre, downtown. More Details

Alfresco! Fridays - FREE outdoor concert featuring Mariachi Los Arrieros. 6 p.m. at the Convention Center Plaza, downtown. More Details

Mariachi Loco Music Festival - Cinco de Mayo celebration at San Jacinto Plaza, downtown, with mariachis and renowned corrido band Los Cuates do Sinaloa, plus all kinds of food and drink. Friday 3 p.m. to midnight. 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. More Details

At The Drive In - The post-hardcore legends and El Paso natives kick off their latest tour in their hometown, at the El Paso County Coliseum. More Details


City Spray Parks – Each park spray pad has approximately 15-30 water features with separate shaded picnic areas. All FREE to use and open to the public. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. are Grandview Park in Central El Paso, Sue Young in Northeast, Hidden Valley in the Ascarate area, and Pavo Real in the Lower Valley, which is also home to El Paso’s first spray pad for dogs.

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival at Cohen Stadium – Rides, games, and of course, carnival food. Friday-Sunday. Admission and parking is FREE. All You Can Ride wristbands $25. More Details

Wet N Wild Waterworld - El Paso’s 60-acre water park features more than 20 rides and attractions, and the largest wave pool in Texas. 8804 South Desert Boulevard, Anthony, Texas. Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Saturday & Sunday skating session times 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. $8 admission includes skate rental. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. 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 Wings of the World Bird Show, 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. Admission varies. More Details


Downtown Artist and Farmers Market – Artisan market highlights regionally grown agricultural products and original arts and crafts, as well entertainment featuring local artists, food vendors and free activities. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE to get in and FREE parking in the Anthony Street Parking lot. More Details

Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing – The “producers only” market features area farmers, backyard gardeners and artisans selling fresh produce, honey, fresh-baked breads, salsas and other small-batch foodstuffs. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE entry. More Details

La Viña Winery Sunday Market – Dog and kid-friendly farmer’s market featuring farm fresh, local produce. Live entertainment on the patio. 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

More From 93.1 KISS FM