Best time to visit El Paso, TX

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6 THINGS TO DO IN EL PASO, TX (APRIL 21 - APRIL 30)

Bluebonnets

Bluebonnets

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

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

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

late February–October | best April  • nature

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

Shrimp Season

Shrimp Season

July–November • food

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

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

Keystone Heritage Park

Keystone Heritage Park

all year round • nature

A fantastic place with the Franklin Mountains serve as a backdrop

15 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo

out of rangeSeptember 25-29, 2024 • event

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

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

Watermelon

Watermelon

out of rangeApril–early September • food

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

El Paso 4th of July Fireworks, Parade & Events

El Paso 4th of July Fireworks, Parade & Events

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

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

Mexican Gold Poppies

Mexican Gold Poppies

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

The sea of gold covers Franklin Mountains every spring

Peach Season

Peach Season

out of rangeMay–August • food

Yummy, tasty, fresh peaches are ready to be picked

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

out of rangeNovember 18, 2023–January 1, 2024 • event

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

Raccoon

Raccoon

out of rangeMarch–November • nature

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

Blooming Cactuses

Blooming Cactuses

out of rangeApril–early June • nature

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

Snake Season

Snake Season

out of rangeMarch–May • nature

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

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

El Paso Comic Con

El Paso Comic Con

out of rangeApril 12-14, 2024 • event

The best entertainment convention in West Texas

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 Rose Garden

El Paso Rose Garden

out of rangeMarch–November • nature

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

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