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Inside or out, grab your friends and family and get ready for all the fun that to be found just outside of our apartment community at Cantara in El Paso.    To help you get started, we’ve picked some of fav things to do in December, and January, too
December 17
San Elizario Historic District, San Elizario, Texas The Annual Posadas Presentation is an important part of the Mexican Christmas celebration. The word posada means "inn" or "shelter" in Spanish, and this celebration recreate Mary and Joseph's search for a place to stay in Bethlehem. The presentation will begin at Veterans Memorial Plaza in San Elizario. It will be followed by Live Music, the traditional Christmas Piñata ceremony and Cultural Dance presentations.
The Luminaria Lighting of over 5,000 luminarias in the San Elizario Historic District will take place shortly after sundown and remain lit throughout the evening. Traditional fare will be on hand. The 6th Annual Christmas Bicycle giveaway and Mr & Mrs Santa Claus will be onhand. Sponsored by the San Elizario Genealogy & Historical Society.

December 23, 2016
The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!” Raves the New York Times. Enchant the whole family with larger than life magical props, a 60-Foot growing Christmas tree and spectacular Russian-made costumes and sets. A must-see event, witness the world’s best dancers on stage in your city! Get your tickets before they sell out at
December 30, 2016
When teams from the ACC and Pac-12 meet on the field on December 30, 2016, it will mark the 83rd edition of one of the oldest traditions in college football history, the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Since the first Sun Bowl played on January 1, 1935, as a fundraising event for a local service club, the game has grown into El Paso’s number one national attraction. With its picturesque stadium nestled between two mountains it has become a piece of the Southwest and a lesson in history.
December 30 – 31
LIGHTS ALL NIGHT is taking it to the next level for its seventh year on Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31 where   headliners deadmau5, Above & Beyond, ZEDD and other top artists will entertain you into the new year.   From state of the art production surrounding the biggest names in electronic music today to specialty food trucks for a unique dining experience as well as signature experiential elements, fans can expect all points of attending LIGHTS ALL NIGHT  in El Paso to be top-notch.
January 16, 2017
For those of you who love to get out for some fresh air in the winter time on your mountain bike, this event is for you!  It’s the annual  El Paso Puzzler Mountain Bike Race that starts at The Bowen Ranch Round House in northeast El Paso and has some nice cash rewards for the top male and female competitors.    
See you out and about in El Paso this winter!

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