Fourth of July Events in the Borderland

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POSTED: Monday, July 4, 2011 - 2:23pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 5:49am

You can't shoot fireworks in the Borderland, but there's still lots of places to view a professional show. Below is a list of events happening this weekend and some places you can still find fireworks displays.

EL PASO-


Street Fest 2011- July 1 &2:
Dozens of performers over two days of festivities, the Street Fest will include fireworks, food and fun. Gates open at 6pm both nights. Fireworks start at 10PM.
Website: http://bit.ly/StreetFest


Ink Life Tattoo and Music Festival: July 1-3
2nd annual tattoo showdown at the coliseum. Free tattoo giveaways and battle of the bands. Tickets available at ticketmaster and at the door.
Website: http://bit.ly/TattooFest

Sacred Heart Kermes: July 1-2
Located at the Sacred heart Church on South Oregon Street, this two-day festival includes food, game booths, music and more.

Website: http://bit.ly/KermesFest

El Paso Diablos Home Games- July 2-5
Join your Diablos as they battle the Lincoln Saltdogs at Cohen Stadium. Sunday is Quartermania! Get your 25 cent hotdogs and ice cream sandwiches! Fireworks after all games.

Website: www.diablos.com


Music Under the Stars- July 3
The El Paso Wind Symphony will play at Chamizal National Memorial at 7 pm. This free show is accompanied by a patriotic fireworks show.
Website: http://1.usa.gov/MusicStars


Rotary Club Parade: July 4th
The West El Paso Rotary club will be hosting the Westside Independence Day Parade at 9:00 am.
Website: http://bit.ly/EPRotary


Lions Club Parade: July 4th
Parade beings at Hanks High School at 9:00 a.m. More information 731-1549


Up and Running 5th Annual 5k: July 4
Monday, July 4, 2010 on N. Mesa in the Rudolph Plaza Shopping Center. All runners receive patriotic tie dyed short sleeved t-shirt sports drink, watermelon and hot dogs available at finish line.
Website: http://bit.ly/EPRace


Speaking Rock Concert:
Speaking Rock free concert series presents Tesla this Friday at the Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Road in El Paso. Free concert and fireworks.

Website: www.speaking-rock.com


LAS CRUCES-


Fourth of July Fun Run: July 2
Fourth of July Fun Run and 8K Run will start at 6 a.m. Saturday at Kohl's parking lot in Las Cruces.
Cost is $7 for the 1 mile fun run, $15 for the 8K, if registered by Thursday, and $20 on race day.
Participation includes T-shirts and trophies for top 8K runners. (575) 541-2563

4th of July Electric Light Parade- July 3
Parade begins at Apodaca Park to Hadley Complex at 9:00 p.m. In concert 10:00 pm Los Texmaniacs Website: www.las-cruces.org


4th of July Celebration and Spectacular Fireworks Display- July 4
Bring your family and enjoy the vendors and live entertainment. Hadley Complex, 1801 E. Hadley Avenue. Website: www.las-cruces.org


LA UNION-
10th Annual Country Picnic- July 4
Musical entertainment will be provided by “Live By Request". La Vina will have tents, tables and chairs set up, but you may wish to bring your own lawn chairs. There will be croquet, badminton, and a water slide. Admission is free.

Website: http://bit.ly/Picnic-4th

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