Things To Do
At Adventure Zone, kids and parents love the food, fun and activities. Game Zone offers cutting-edge virtual reality, full motion simulator games, a western theme 8 player shooting gallery, and the best redemption games and prizes in town. Speed Zone, with over 800 feet of twists and turns, spreads out over one acre, making it El Paso’s premier go-kart destination. Bumper Zone is set in 100,000 gallons of water with a small tropical island. Food Zone delivers top quality food for everyone, and take-out orders are welcome. Party Zone offers one large party room which can be partitioned into 3 private party rooms, and there’s also a 400 sq. ft. gazebo for even larger groups.
Accredited by the BBB, American Eagle Paintball offers new rental equipment that is professionally maintained and can accommodate children and adults. The facility offers five unique fields to choose from with professional referees on staff.
Bob O’s provides a safe and wholesome family environment for the greater El Paso area. Attractions include: Laser Odyssey, Go-Karts, 18 Hole Miniature Golf Course, Miniature Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, Miniature Train, Batting Cages and a full service arcade.
Enjoy family friendly bowling and billiards. Visit the Brooklyn Lounge for an array of beverages and music.
Creative Kids Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational community-based art agency located in El Paso, Texas along the U.S./Mexico border region. The mission of Creative Kids is to extend the reach of arts and digital media resources to various student population groups through the promotion and demonstration of the power of the arts as important communication tools for success in modern day life. Creative Kids is currently celebrating thirteen years of empowering the youth in our community through the arts. Through a varied array of “hands-on” working assignments through the arts, Creative Kids is able to reach over 600 youth throughout the year through various programs housed under Creative Kids. This includes: disadvantaged youth through Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experiences); children battling cancer through Project AIM (Arts in Motion); and children with disabilities through Project MAP (Making the Arts Possible). Creative Kids also offers program to the general public who may not fall under the programs listed above through both Project SAC (Saturday Arts Classes) and Little Picassos.
Family-friendly chain offering a sports-bar-style setting for American food & arcade games.
The 92-acre park is home to a Natatorium that houses a 50-Meter competition-ready pool with all the required amenities to be able to have regional meets at this facility including spectator seating for 800 spectators and sufficient pool deck area for 400 competitors, warm-up and cool-down pool, office, trainer rooms, locker areas, public restroom facilities, pool equipment room, janitor’s closet, storage, IT rooms and other support rooms. The recreational pool (Aquatic Center) area consists of an outdoor pool with water slides/tube slides, a climbing wall, lazy river, splash pads, and other water amenities including family picnic areas and other shaded areas. The third major component of Phase 1 was the Community Center. This multi-generational center will cater to both families and seniors for recreation and indoor sports.
Opened July 2020, the Eastside Sports Complex is situated on 42.2 acres of land and includes the following services and amenities:
- 7 sodded irrigated competition flat fields, and 1 championship style field
- Shaded seating to accommodate 500 spectators
- Fencing to maintain control access
- A new hike and bike trail along the perimeter of the park
The complex also includes new ADA compliant restrooms, parking, and sidewalks, as well as a sheltered area with picnic tables and benches, which will allow food trucks to serve visitors and spectators during competitions or events. To allow for the park’s upkeep the project included the construction of a new storage and maintenance facility.
The Eastside Sports Complex is funded by the 2012 Quality of Life Bonds, and is part of the City of El Paso’s commitment to enhance El Paso’s quality of life through recreational, cultural, and educational environments.
The El Paso Chihuahuas are El Paso’s minor league baseball team in the Pacific Coast League. They are the Triple-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres. The team plays its home games at Southwest University Park.
In 2019, El Paso joined 34 other U.S. Cities as well as two in Canada in hosting a USL Championship team. The USL Championship team in El Paso brings people to Downtown and adds to the vibrancy and Downtown revitalization that started with a plan – nearly twenty years ago.
Locally recognized as the Best Place to Take the Kiddos, the El Paso Zoo sits on 35 acres of fun and adventure. Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and features family attractions such as the African Star Train and the Hunt Family Desert Spring water feature and the Foster Tree House Playground. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), the El Paso Zoo celebrates the value of animals and natural resources and creates opportunities for people to rediscover their connection to nature.
Enjoy the Big Corn Maze with several interactive game stations! Venture through a Renewable Energy adventure as you navigate the maze! For the smaller ones in the group, Crazy Eddie’s Kiddie Maze is just the right size or catch a ride from Pumpkin Station to pick your own pumpkin from Patsy’s Pumpkin Patch! Duck races, cow train, pedal carts, slippery slides, tire pyramid, face-painting booth and food and drinks from their delicious Truck Wagons! Maze is open Saturdays and Sundays. They are currently finalizing their plans for their modified 2020 season and will post information on their website near the end of September. Many events and activities will either be limited or unavailable to support safety and social distancing. Stay tuned and visit them online for important details before visiting.
Flix Brewhouse is America’s only first-run Cinema Brewery. Stop and think about that for a minute, the best blockbuster movies, amazing on-site brewed beer and delectable hand-made food all crafted by serious movie-beer-food folks. For those who believe that movie going should be so much more than just staring at a screen, Flix Brewhouse is a game-changer.
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM Monday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM Saturday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Whispers and legends have passed thru El Paso, so relive the stories of the Old West and how it’s ghostly past stays in downtown El Paso. Hear stories of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, John Selman, Billy the Kid, Elfego Baca, haunted brothels and saloons, and the notorious John Wesley Hardin. Contact the Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society and make your reservation.
If you didn’t fit in a trip to the beach this summer then a trip to the El Paso Zoo will have to do. The Hunt Family Desert Springs offers a splashin’ good time! This interactive water play area features dancing water, gushers, spray tunnels, tower sprays, pop-ups and more. These different water patterns emitted by the spring are not only fun to watch but great for families to splash around in, relax and cool down.
Located 20 miles east of El Paso Indian Cliffs Ranch is home to a private zoo, lake, movie set, hayrides, restaurant, bar, and more. Enjoy the sights and sounds and stay for a great dinner.
This indoor family entertainment center encompasses 12,000 sq. ft. of space. The center offers bumper boats, a foam factory, arts & crafts, coconut tree climbing, Wii room, toddler town, disco room and more. Parents always free.
The La Union Maze provides visitors with 13 acres of fun to wander in! Take advantage of this unique outdoor family fun activity as you journey through the field of this incredible crop. Pumpkin patch, wagon rides, flower maze, cow train, kids zip line, and the pallet-haunted maze. Maze is open Friday-Sun. Staff is working hard fixing, growing and planting as they prepare for an amazing family friendly experience for all. The maze is slated to open in late September and will be enforcing sanitation and cleanliness. Please keep visiting them online for an opening date and other relevant information.
Located in the west valley of Las Cruces, NM Mesilla Valley Maze offers 30 acres of family fun! Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Giant Slides and more!
Monkey Rock is the new Family Fun Center located at Sunland Park Mall. Monkey Rock offers a wide variety of attractions for people of any age such as bowling, mini golf, swing suites, rock climbing, arcade, and a bar and restaurant area. Enjoy all of these activities on your next birthday party, school event, family day, or even date night.
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Monday: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Thursday: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Friday: 1:00 PM - 12:00 AM Saturday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Rent a UTV Off-Road Adventures is El Paso’s premier UTV tour company, offering guided UTV tours through some of El Paso’s most beautiful, scenic, desert landscapes. Follow their certified tour guides, on one of their UTV’s, through miles of trails, rocky hills, compact dirt roads, sand dunes & more! See ancient fossils as you ride through an ancient sea bed and witness Red Tail Hawks, jack rabbits, quail, road runners, and many other animals native to the El Paso desert areas. Located just 15 minutes from the airport, they offer a convenient “Park & Ride” service, that includes training, safety equipment, UTV’s and guided tours, at their on-site facility.
El Paso first indoor trampoline park offers a large open jump area, trampoline dodge ball court, foam pit, trampoline basketball court, and kids jump are. Private party rooms and large party areas are available for birthday parties and other group functions. Snacks and refreshments are available inside their facility for your convenience.
The center is home to large swimming pools and water slides. Visitors enjoy lap swimming, water aerobics, and jacuzzi & spa use. Check the website for a detailed schedule of events.
THE BASE: Indoor Baseball & Softball Training Facility offers a full line-up of services - lessons, batting cages, pitching tunnels, camps, clinics, workshops, and facility rentals. THE BASE is open year-round, 7 days a week. Their 14,000 square foot facility features professional grade artificial turf, 9 batting cages equipped with a protective A-Screen, and batting tees. Cages include Iron Mike pitching machines for baseball and fast-pitch softball. THE BASE holds El Paso’s only indoor clay pitching mounds within regulation size tunnels (2 baseball/ 1 softball), as well as, movable mounds.
Tiny Xplorers is an interactive, hands-on learning center where young children can make meaningful discoveries that match their individual interests while playing with their parents, independently, or with their peers. Tiny Xplorers has 8 different imaginative play areas that provide young children with critical learning experiences that engage their minds, hearts, and bodies, while promoting parent-child interactions for improved gross motor skills, peer group leadership, and cognitive development. At Tiny Xplorers’s imaginative play areas, children will be able to tap into their innate curiosity about the living world through exploration and inquiry. We augment their curiosity by turning the why into what or how.
The park is packed with family thrill rides and attractions, such as the popular steel roller coaster El Bandido, and Tsunami that shoots up a massive 50 feet generating an enormous 70 ft. tidal wave that refreshes onlookers! The park also offers great food, games, prizes, a low general admission fee, and an unlimited ride pass.
The $15.5 million dollar Natatorium was funded through the 2012 Quality of Life Bond Program and features an Olympic-sized swimming housed within a 35,000 square foot facility, which is designed and constructed to be certified LEED Silver. The facility provides a competition quality natatorium for the citizens of El Paso to enjoy and also has free Wi-Fi provided by Digital El Paso. A great time can be had by all at the Westside Natatorium as pool parties are a great place for everyone to enjoy and have a great time.
This series of 13 natural-turf fields is prime for football, soccer, or softball use. Permanent concessions and public restroom facilities are just the beginning. This 2009-constructed complex pans 57 acres in far west El Paso. With more than 1,000 free parking spaces, it’s a natural choice for tournaments.
This oasis in the desert is an aquatic amusement park fashioned around a huge volcanic garden theme with mammoth fiberglass water slides, shady picnic areas, restaurant & snack bar.
The facility features five paintball fields, a pro shop for ages 10 and up and a rugged outdoor laser tag space.
Make the dream of flight a reality at iFLY El Paso. Our indoor skydiving facility allows you to feel the rush of flying in a fun, safe environment.