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Best time to visit El Paso, TX

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11 THINGS TO DO IN EL PASO, TX (APRIL 04 - APRIL 13)

Bluebonnets

Bluebonnets

late February–April (best in early-to-mid April) • nature

Don't miss the blooming of the state flower of Texas

Shrimp Season

Shrimp Season

July–November • food

Check out the opening​ ceremony of a shrimp festival and enjoy the traditions and delicious seafood

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

late February–October | best April  • nature

Every spring, Texas countryside gets transformed with yellow, blue, purple, and red blooms

Watermelon

Watermelon

April–early September • food

There is nothing better than a cool slice of watermelon during hot summer Texas days

Raccoon

Raccoon

March–November • nature

These curious small creatures can quietly accompany you during an evening camping trip

Blooming Cactuses

Blooming Cactuses

April–early June • nature

The arid scenery of West Texas comes alive with unexpectedly colorful blooms

Snake Season

Snake Season

March–May • nature

Snakes have been an object of fascination, fear, and suspicion since ancient times

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

July–April • activity

Amazing views, huge rocks, wild nature, and challenging routes for climbers of all levels

Franklin Mountains State Park

Franklin Mountains State Park

all year round  • nature

Discover unbelievable high-desert mountains, just a half-hour drive from downtown El Paso

El Paso Rose Garden

El Paso Rose Garden

March–November • nature

Take a walk in the shade of over 1,500 beautiful rose bushes

Keystone Heritage Park

Keystone Heritage Park

all year round • nature

A fantastic place with the Franklin Mountains serve as a backdrop

10 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

El Paso Christmas Lights

El Paso Christmas Lights

out of rangelate November–early January  • event

From downtown to parks and residential neighborhoods, El Paso shimmers with lights in December

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo

unconfirmedlate September–early October 2022 • event

A celebration of the region's agricultural roots with some quality family time in Las Cruces

Peach Season

Peach Season

out of rangeMay–August • food

Yummy, tasty, fresh peaches are ready to be picked

Mexican Gold Poppies

Mexican Gold Poppies

out of rangelate January–early April | best March  • nature

The sea of gold covers Franklin Mountains every spring

4th of July Parade & Fireworks

4th of July Parade & Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 1–4, 2022 • event

Rejoice in multiple entertaining events El Paso has prepared for you on the 4th of July

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

out of rangeOctober–December • food

Try the best pie you have ever eaten on your trip to Texas

El Paso Winterfest

El Paso Winterfest

unconfirmedmid-November 2022–early January 2023 • event

Enjoy the holiday cheer with one of the "coolest" festivals in Texas

Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day

out of rangeMarch 2 • event

The best time to feel the atmosphere of the Lone Star State, witness legendary Texan patriotism, and enjoy celebrations all over the state

Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site

Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site

out of rangeNovember–March  • nature

Enjoy the bizarre landscapes of the far west corner of Texas

El Paso Comic Con

El Paso Comic Con

out of rangeApril 22–24, 2022 • event

The best entertainment convention in West Texas

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