Things to Do in El Paso This March (2019)
That old saying “There’s nothing to do in El Paso” grows older by the minute. With so much happening in the Sun City and nearby Las Cruces, it’s often difficult choosing which event you want to attend. But don’t think too hard about it! Simply grab your calendar and mark it with these upcoming events, which you won’t want to miss. The best part — there’s something for everyone.
For the Art Lovers
Las Cruces Arts Fair: The 9th annual Las Cruces Arts Fair will start on Friday, March 1st, 2019 and will last until Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. You can purchase tickets for the individual dates. Children 12 and under are welcome, free of charge. At the fair, you’ll find work from the area’s local artists as well as from over 100 artists located across the country. The categories at the event include mixed media, jewelry, fabric, painting and drawing, printmaking, photography, woodwork and metalwork sculpture, as well as recycled materials. This year’s featured artist is El Paso native Hal Marcus who is a self-taught artist and whose works include influences from our sister city Ciudad Juarez.
Clay Sculpture Class: Beginning Friday, March 1st, 2019 from 1:30 – 4:30 P.M. at the El Paso Museum of Art. The class will last until May 18, 2019, with a total of 8 sessions. The registration is $95 for Non-members and members receive a 20% discount. Be sure to register quickly as these classes tend to reach capacity rather fast!
For the Ladies
The Power of the Purse: The Women’s Fund of El Paso will be hosting the Power of the Purse on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at the Epic Railyard Event Center. The charity event kicks off at 6 P.M. and will be a night for shopping and enjoying yourself with the best local and non-local vendors. Tickets are $50 and all of the proceeds will go to scholarships for women in our community. There will also be a silent auction of a luxury purse!
For the Entire Family
El Paso Locomotive FC: The inaugural season of the El Paso Locomotive FC will kick off on March 9th at 7:30 P.M. Unfortunately, this game has already sold out but you and the family can still catch two other home games in March. Get your tickets now for the Saturday, March 23rd game as the Locomotive FC takes on the Rio Grande Valley FC. You can also get the gang together for the March 30th game, where the team will be competing against the Orange County SC. All of the action will be taking place at Southwest University Park.
For the Kids
Spanish for Kids (Ages 8-14): The UTEP Professional and Public Programs’ Extended University will be hosting Spanish lessons for childreen between the ages of 8 and 14. Courses begin on March 18th and take place every day that week, ending on Friday, March 22nd, from 1 and 4 P.M. The lessons are perfect for kids who are on spring break! They’ll be introduced to vocabulary, grammar, and the structural elements of Spanish. The program is $80 per child. Sign up today.
For the Cat Lovers
Cat Video Fest: Are you a cat lover? Perhaps you know someone who is? You won’t want to miss the “Cat Video Fest” hitting the big screen on March 10, 2019, at 6 P.M. at the Alamo Drafthouse. The Alamo Film Club has partnered with Oscilloscope and CatVideoFest to bring you the best cat videos of the year as well same classics. Tickets are $10 and you should reserve your seats right meow.
For Those 21 and Over
The Sun City Craft Beer Fest 2019: The annual beer fest will kick off on March 30th at the Convention Center Plaza and will feature more than 50 breweries, 170 plus craft beers and ciders, a beer garden, the best food vendors in town, trivia & bingo, and a 2019 commemorative mug. Get your general admission ticket for $20 (if you reserve it early) or your VIP single ticket for $80. If you’re a designated driver, get your ticket for $10 and be apart of the fun while also ensuring that your friends get home safe.
Brew at the Zoo: The 5th annual “Brew at the Zoo” will be taking place on March 30th. The event will feature samples of breweries located across the Southwest paired with BBQ bites from the best local restaurants, live music and entertainment, games, and plenty of excitement. Be sure to get your general admission tickets today as the event will sell out!
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