Our Top 10 Memorial Day Events and Parties in El Paso and South New Mexico
The weather is set to be spectacular, and there's absolutely no reason for you to stay home this Memorial Day weekend. Here are our 10 favorite things for this week's calendar of events.
With a lineup featuring Hardwell, Foster the People, Migos, Nelly and even El Paso's own Khalid, be ready for five stages of music.
Tickets start at $79 for a single day. Gates open at 3 p.m. both days.
Back for a second year, Chuco Fest celebrates a pure El Paso experience with pure El Paso music starting Saturday at 10 a.m. and wrapping up on 7 p.m. on Monday, May 29..
Season ticket holders get in free. Discount tickets accepted. Ticket price information.
Classic rockers Jethro Tull take "Aquaman" and "Locomotive Breath" to the stage with frontman/flautist Ian Anderson. With a 40-year backlog of songs to choose from, you'll be playing "I remember that song" all night long.
Tickets start at $39.95. The show kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
This week, the FREE concert series welcomes Cumbia masters La Sonora Blu at 6 p.m.
Featuring enough acoustic and electric blues to make you slap yo' momma, get on your hog and head for Silver City for the 2017 Blues and Bikes Fesitval. The event kicks off at 6:20 p.m. Friday and rolls through Sunday evening.
This is a FREE event
New Mexico's wineries get together to celebrate a little vino, and listen to a little music. Wine may be purchased by the glass, bottle or case. No pets or coolers.
Tickets start at $20 at the gate with discounts for military personnel and designated drivers over 16.
Live music, vendors, live arts and a sanctioned barbecue competition. It doesn't get much better than that.
General admission starts at $85. Gates open at 9 a.m. Friday with music running through Sunday night.
If you're looking for something sporty to do, the Duathlon begins with a 5K run in the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo neighborhood. Then, it becomes a 20K bike race on the Mission Trail before turning back into another run.
Individuals begin at $80. Multi-person relays start at $55. Registration ends 4 p.m., May 27. Lineup starts at 7 a.m. May 28.
The smash musical makes its way to Sun City Musical Theater as the Wizard of Oz and The Cat in The Hat collide.
Tickets start at $15 and feature 7:30 p.m. performances on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. performances on Saturday and Sunday.
Another FREE event. This week, enjoy live mariachi music from noon to 6 p.m. There plenty of restaurant choices with drink specials offered, as well.