Located at the western tip of the state where Texas, New Mexico and Mexico meet, El Paso is the largest international metroplex in the world. Thanks to this rich blend of culture and history (and 305 days of annual sunshine), El Paso hosts numerous events throughout the year. Choose this centrally located Radisson hotel to experience the very best that Texas has to offer.
- A Taste of El Paso
Visit this food fest with more than two dozen restaurants, bakeries, and establishments offering samples and mini-meals, wine and beer tastings, mixology and baking demonstrations.
- Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam
See numerous USHRA Monster Trucks, including Grave Digger®, at the Sun Bowl.
- El Paso Puzzler Endurance Weekend Mountain Bike Race & Trail Run
Conquer the largest urban state park in North America, featuring 6,200 feet of climbing single-track technical terrain.
- Franklin Mountains Poppies Celebration
Experience the Annual Franklin Mountains Poppies Celebration on Castner Range each spring to celebrate the beautiful colors of these flowers.
- KLAQ International Balloonfest
This three-day festival marks the beginning of summer with outdoor concerts and hot air balloons in all shapes and sizes.
- Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon
This scenic course begins atop TransMountain Road, heads south onto the Fort Bliss military base and finishes in the downtown entertainment district. This race is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.
- Mighty Mujer Triathalon
This is an all-female “super sprint” race that starts with a 300-yard swim in an indoor pool. A 15-kilometer bike course is followed by a 3.2-kilometer run in the Memorial Park area in central El Paso. The “super sprint” course is perfect for beginners but also offers rolling hills that will challenge seasoned athletes.
- Misson Valley Duathon 2014
Start with a five-km run in the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo neighborhood, and then bike 20 kilometers on the historical Mission Trail/Socorro Road. Finish with a run in the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.
- Neon Desert Music
Multiple outdoor stages, local and regional artist displays and a diverse music line-up will light up the southwestern skies at this vibrant event!
- Plaza Classic Film Festival
The Plaza Classic Film Festival is the world’s largest film festival dedicated to classic cinema. Screenings are held downtown in and around the historic Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Centre.
- Sunland Derby
Watch racers compete for $900,000 in prize money. The Sunland Derby is listed as an official prep race for the Kentucky Derby, so you may just catch a star on the rise!
May 28, 2014 - June 1, 2014