WinterFest returns to Downtown El Paso for third season


Downtown El Paso has once again transformed into a holiday wonderland as WinterFest officially kicks off its third season at Arts Festival Plaza on Saturday.

This year, the seven-week-long event will include ice skating, a life-size snow globe, holiday movies, and other fun attractions.

Ice skating passes are available for $8 for 50 minutes with skate rentals included. Passes for military, teachers, and first responders are $7, and $5 for children five and under.

Purchase your skating passes HERE.

The Plaza Theatre will screen free holiday movies including “Elf”, “The Polar Express”, “Frozen”, and more. Click HERE for the full schedule.

Worried about parking? Sun Metro’s WinterFest Express and the El Paso Streetcar will provide free rides to and from Arts Festival Plaza through the newly-renovated Paseo de las Luces corridor.

See the full schedule below:

WinterFest Express Hours:

Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Streetcar WinterFest Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

For more information on WinterFest, click HERE.

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