Things to Do and See In El Paso this Spring! (Part two)

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Earlier this month, our staff at Cantera apartments in El Paso brought you some of our favorite things to do in and around our hometown.  And now here are more things to do in El Paso to keep you entertained all season long! 

An Evening with Chris Botti
April 13, 2023
8:00 PM

For over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist. His mesmerizing performances with a stunning array of legends, such as Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Yo-Yo Ma, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Andrea Bocelli have cemented his place as one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces of the contemporary music scene. 

Whether he’s performing with illustrious symphonies or at renowned venues around the globe, his unparalleled crystalline and poetic sound transcends musical boundaries.

Mystery, Murder, & Mayhem: Downtown Bar Crawl
April 14, 2023
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

This is a meetup for those who have an interest in the paranormal including: haunted history, local legends and lore, spirits and ghosts!  Here’s how their website describes the night!

Your paranormal journey will begin at our favorite Downtown meeting spot: the historic & reputedly haunted B-17 Bombers Oyster Pub (21+ ONLY)… Come early to enjoy their awesome selection of delicious food, shooters, oysters & cocktails!
Your adventure will lead you through several awesome bars & drinking establishments in this historic area… You will have the chance to enjoy a drink at each location, while you learn the history & the paranormal tales behind every site.  Our costumed & entertaining tour guide will lead you on a spooky bar crawl through the neighborhoods of Downtown El Paso- seeking spirits of both kinds!- on this original and lively tour. Between each bar stop, our guests will visit various spooky locations and be treated to tales of El Paso history & Downtown ghost stories, legends & folklore… Come and ‘toast a ghost’ at every bar!
SPACE IS LIMITED. This tour will most likely sell out in advance due to limited capacity- so it is highly recommended that you reserve your tickets ASAP!

Franklin Mountain State Park

Throughout the year, the Park offers a variety of interpretive tours and events.  Whether you choose to participate or not is completely up to you.  Just last week we took on one of the Park’s toughest treks. We started at the W. Cottonwood Springs trailhead and hiked (a very strenuous) eight miles up to North Franklin Peak and back.  The views were worth every breath!  

Later this month, they are hosting another one of their very popular Aztec Cave Tours.  This hike is a moderate 1.5 miles. It begins with a gradual incline through a well-maintained switchback trail to wide open vistas to the west. The return trip travels down over scree, or rubble, proving to be challenging for some.  Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 444-9100.

El Paso Comic Con
April 21, 2023

El Paso Comic Con is a community-based pop culture experience for all that reflects today’s fandom and the unique nature of El Paso, Texas and the American Southwest. 

At El Paso Comic Con you’ll get to indulge in all your favorite fantasy, sci-fi, and other pop culture genres, such as comics, games, film, television, and more! You’ll also get to attend panels and workshops hosted by creative pros as well as get autographs and photo ops with your favorite creators and celebrities!
And that is just the beginning of what there is to do and see in El Paso this spring.  For more fun and festivities,

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