first to offer visitors and locals alike the opportunity to use FaceTime technology to
speak with a Visitor Information Specialist.
El Paso Live experienced tremendous success as well, as they partnered with the El
Paso Community Foundation and the UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance to
co-present the triumphant return of the beloved pageant, VIVA! El Paso. The event
was a great success and we look forward to working on next year’s season well in
The El Paso Downtown Street Fest welcomed more nearly 16,000 patrons and
two of the hottest alt rock and metal acts, Weezer and Rob Zombie. The footprint
of the festival was also extended this year to allow for additional vendors and
entertainment. We also officially reinstated Cohen Stadium
As usual, the 2015 season of El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso was
incredible, as we hosted a 16-show return run of the blockbuster, WICKED. Our
standard summer series events such as Cool Canyon Nights, Alfresco! Fridays and
our MCAD partnered event Dancing in the City drew record crowds.
This was also full of recognition and awards for Destination El Paso. Visit El Paso’s
aforementioned ad campaign and community partnerships have received awards
and El Paso Live’s venues have been recognized by the top performing arts industry
Destination El Paso’s momentum is stronger than ever and we are committed
to improving overall perceptions of El Paso. Our respective accomplishments,
combined with a series of new public and private-sector developments have
helped us attract favorable attention and we are especially proud of our efforts to
market El Paso as a viable destination.
Destination El Paso