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El Paso Directory - Family Entertainment

   

El paso family EntertainmentEl Paso County Libraries - It's amazing what is provided by our local county libraries. They have a a kid's zone that includes games and activities, contests, sponsor children's days, theme kits for parents for great kid's activities, story time and special programs throughout the year. Most is provided for free. When is the last time you went to the library to see what they have available. http://www.elpasotexas.gov/library/ourlibraries/our_libraries.asp

El Paso Zoo - The El Paso Zoo is an eighteen-acre home to about 240 species of animals. Approximately 500 mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds, 700 fish and 500 invertebrates live in a variety of natural habitat exhibits including a Reptile House, South American Pavilion, Americas Aviary, Cisneros Paraje, Birds of Prey, American Biome, Forest Atrium, Asian Grasslands, Asian Endangered Walk, and an Elephant Complex. http://www.elpasozoo.org/

El Paso Parks and Recreation - The Parks & Recreation Department operates 12 Recreation Centers throughout the City of El Paso. These centers provide healthy activities in sports, games, classes and leisure activities in order to improve the quality of life for persons of our community. The El Paso Parks & Recreation Senior Centers are multi-service facilities operated by the City of El Paso to provide an atmosphere where older adults age 55+ can meet together, participate in numerous activities and receive a variety of social and leisure activities. The Aquatics Division operates 14 city pools. Nine heated pools are open year-round and 5 outdoor pools are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. We offer Gus & Goldie Learn-to-Swim Classes, Water Aerobics, Step Water Aerobics, Lap Swimming, and a whole lot more.  The park system has approximately 175 Park sites ( 2,372 acres ) with 962 acres in turf. Our open spaces enrich the lives of all who visit. Our parks offer you plenty of opportunities to enjoy your leisure time in a well maintained setting.http://www.ci.el-paso.tx.us/parks/ 

Amigo Arsho - Car show - Vintage & Classic Cars, Automotive After Market, Monster Trucks, USAF Reserve Jet Car Display, Toyota Tundra Prove It Tour, Toyota Hybrid Street team, Tradeshow - Fun Gifts, Education, Local & National Businesses, Kidsho - Rides, Rock Climbing, Home Depot Displays and workshops: prizes and drawings, Red Bull Gaming Tent, Army Touring Van, Static Aircraft Displays - Ft. Bliss and German Military & Civilian Aviation, Warbirds, Ft. Bliss Displays - Air Defense Artillery, Armored Tanks From Ft. Bliss and the German Air Force. http://www.amigoairsho.org/

Bob-O's family Fun Center - Their goal is to provide a safe and wholesome family environment for the greater El Paso area. The attractions that they offer are: Laser Odyssey, Go-Karts, 18 Hole Miniature Golf Course, Miniature Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, Miniature Train, Batting Cages and a full service arcade. Bob-O´s Family Fun Center is El Paso’s Place to Play! http://www.bobosfun.com/

El Paso Symphony Orchestra sponsors special events, educational activities and outreach programs. The EPSOA season is anchored by 12 classical concerts. Special events serve as outreach toward new audiences. EPSOA reaches the younger audience through our annual Young People's Concerts featuring outstanding young musicians within the El Paso community. Patrons are invited to attend open dress rehearsals and backstage tours are available to teachers, students and other groups. Free tickets are given to low-income students and seniors. The El Paso Symphony is currently celebrating it 77th season. Established in the 1930's, it is the oldest performing arts organization in El Paso and the longest continuously running symphony orchestra in the state of Texas . They are a non-profit organization. http://www.epso.org

Wyler Aerial Tramway - The Wyler Aerial Tramway at Franklin Mountains State Park features an aerial cable car situated on 195,742 acres of rugged mountain and rock formations on the east side of the Franklin Mountains. Activities: Driving the paved road that snakes up the east side of the Franklin Mountains from the intersection of McKinley and Alabama streets is half the fun. The visitor arrives at a parking area that sits at an elevation of 4,692 feet. The view of El Paso, to the east, is magnificent. Here visitors can admire the beauty of cacti gardens or watch the tramway gondolas take off.
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/wyler_aerial_tram/

Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World is unique in that we have over 200 mature shade trees providing more square feet of shade per customer than any other water park in the world. Wet ‘n’ Wild also allows our guests to bring in their own food and drink, reflecting the enormous popularity of outdoor barbecuing in the area.  Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World is also the site of numerous musical festivals during the summer, from the Balloon fest over Memorial Day weekend to the Norteño festival in July to concerts + events in October. http://www.wetwild.com/

Sun Bowl Stadium - The Sun Bowl was first played on January 1, 1935, as a fund-raising event for a local service club, to benefit underprivileged children and to finance improvements to the El Paso High School Stadium. It has grown into El Paso's number one national attraction and is second only to the Rose Bowl in longevity. Throughout its 70-year history, the Sun Bowl has been known for its tremendous hospitality. This reputation could not be possible without the hard work and dedication of the bowl's hundreds of volunteers. In fact, the Sun Bowl's hospitality has been regarded as the best in the business. For years, the volunteers have done a great job making the visiting teams, media and other representatives feel right at home. The volunteers dedicate themselves throughout the year, especially during bowl week, to ensure that our visitors to El Paso have the best bowl experience possible. http://www.sunbowl.org/

Western Playland - Family fun and entertainment for all ages. For more details go to http://www.westernplayland.com

Chamizal National Memorial -  The Chamizal Convention of 1963 was a milestone in diplomatic relations between Mexico and the United States. Chamizal National Memorial was established to commemorate this treaty which resulted in the peaceful settlement of a century-long boundary dispute. The Memorial provides visitors with an opportunity to better understand the culture of our borderland. http://www.nps.gov/cham/

Hueco Tanks State Historic Site - Located 32 miles northeast of El Paso in El Paso County. It was obtained from the county by special deed on June 12, 1969, and by purchase of 121 additional acres on August 10, 1970. This site was opened to the public in May of 1970. This 860.3-acre park is named for the large natural rock basins or "huecos" that have furnished a supply of trapped rain water to dwellers and travelers in this arid region of west Texas for millennia. The site includes a historic ranch house that serves as the park's interpretive center, and ruins of a stagecoach station. Activities include picnicking, camping, hiking, rock climbing, birding, nature study, viewing of prehistoric and historic pictographs, stargazing, slide shows, and guided tours.  http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/hueco_tanks/

VIVA! El Paso is a musical drama staged outdoors each summer in the McKelligon Canyon, an urban park located just two miles from the city’s edge. The amphitheatre is nestled in the Franklin Mountains, providing a majestic and dramatic backdrop for the depiction of the unique history of this Southwestern region. VIVA! El Paso has come to be known as the “soul” of El Paso because it takes the city’s special, multi-cultural qualities and conveys them through a sensitive, first class production, that is a tremendous source of community pride. VIVA El Paso was created in 1978 to serve as a showcase for El Paso’s cultural history and a performing outlet for El Paso’s talented youth. http://www.viva-ep.org/

Indian Cliff Ranch - Includes children's zoo, movie sets,  snake pit, Indian maze, Fort Apache, lake walk, children's playground and Cattleman's Steakhouse -a large, family-style restaurant on a working ranch. One of the TOP TEN restaurants in Texas by the readers of Texas Highways magazine twice! "Best Steak in El Paso" by El Paso Times readers - Every Year Enjoy a western atmosphere, miles of desert scenery and spectacular sunsets! and much, much more! http://www.cattlemanssteakhouse.com/tour.htm

 

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