Events happening in El Paso this week


Andres Martinez

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Prospector Staff Report

El Paso’s Climate Strike 

12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2019 

Memorial Park 1701 N Copia 

Members of the El Paso Community are invited to join a national strike for climate change action. The rally will host advocates who will speak about the urgency of the situation and why City Council should act. #ClimateStrikeElPaso 


Writers & Músicos For Immigrant Justice 

8 p.m. – 12 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Black Orchard Lounge 6127 N. Mesa St. 

Join immigrant advocates for a night of expression through the creative arts. The event is a fundraiser for the Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center and their mission of serving immigrants. FREE to attend. 


Culture Fest 

5 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019

Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss 

Let loose at this fun event of cultural diversity, live performances, and food vendors! FREE to attend. 


El Paso Strong: An Evening of Short Plays by El Paso Playwrights 

7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019

UTEP 500 W University Avenue 

Come to terms with your emotions over the traumatic events of Aug. 3 with powerful and original short plays written by award-winning playwrights and many other local voices. Secure your spot by emailing [email protected]. FREE to attend. 


Chinatown Ghost Tour W Ghosts915 

9 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019

108 E San Antonio Ave 

Join Ghosts915 and the Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society for an ominous yet educational experience learning about El Paso’s history with Chinese laborers and how at one point, El Paso had the largest “Chinatown” in Texas. Admission is $15, pay on-the-spot.