Celebrate Fall This Weekend at These El Paso-Area Music and Food Festivals
Fall weather is here and so are the fall festivals. So much to do, so little weekend to do it in!
If food and music fests are your jam then this is the weekend for you. From wine and blues to country music and Indian food, you have your pick of five festive events featuring beats and eats. And if you’re up for a drive, you can even welcome fall in the mountains of New Mexico.
El Paso Festival of Chariots
Experience Indian food, culture and tradition Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, downtown. The festival features a traditional Festival of Chariots parade, plus authentic Indian food, music, and entertainment. All activities, food and performances are free. More Details
Fall Harvest Wine Festival
La Viña Winery in La Union is celebrating its fall grape harvest with the aptly-named Fall Harvest Wine Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3.
Over 20 of the vineyard’s wines will be available for tasting, sipping, swilling and purchasing. Live music daily from El Paso-area bands and musicians, local arts and crafts vendors, and "delicious Southwestern food" will also be part of the weekend mix. More Details
Way Out West Fest
If country music and two-stepping is your thing this Texas-sized party at the ballpark is where you want to be Saturday. You can party in the park and dance on the diamond to the music of Cody Johnson, The Powell Brothers and others. More Details
Border Town Music Fest
Ascarate Park will play host to an array of Latin artists and music Saturday evening. Mexican rock band Kinky, DJ duo Tom & Collins, and Nortec: Bostich + Fussible are among the acts you can dance to and sing along with. More Details
Families looking to welcome fall with a change of scenery in the mountains of Southern New Mexico can do so with a day trip to the Apple Festival at Nichols Ranch and Orchards in La Luz, about 20 minutes from Alamogordo.
The 2-day celebration of a bountiful apple season will feature all things apple, all kinds of eats, and kid-friendly activities Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3. More Details