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Things You Didn't Know About El Paso

Some fun facts about El Paso

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    1. El Pasoans loves their new Triple-A Baseball Team, The El Paso Chihuahuas. It's the home to Southwest University Park.
    Photo courtesy: CCME
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    2. The Amigo Air Show is held annually, known as one of the best air shows in the world.
    Photo courtesy: Amigo Air Show
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    3. Every year, dozens of hot air balloons flood the El Paso sky for three days of fun and live music.
    Photo courtesy: El Paso Times
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    4. El Paso is home to one of the oldest, most awesome rodeos in the world, the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo.
    Photo courtesy: PRCA Rodeo
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    5. El Pasoans love their Chico Tacos. Rolled tacos with smothered cheese and a lot of sauce.
    Photo courtesy: Chico Tacos
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    6. Classic Plaza Theater with great broadway shows since 1930. One of the famous landmarks in El Paso.
    Photo courtesy: Plaza Classic
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    7. The Fiesta Del Las Flores or Festival of the Flowers is the oldest Hispanic festival around the Southwest attracting more than 30,000 people annually.
    Photo courtesy: Fiesta del Flores Facebook
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    8. Neon Desert Music Festival started in 2011 and now has grown to be the downtown extravaganza for Memorial Weekend.
    Photo courtesy: NDMF
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    9. Franklin Mountains State Park including it's own 'A' Mountain is known the largest urban park in the nation.
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    10. The man-made Gigantic Star can be found on the side of the Franklin Mountains glowing with 459 light bulbs.
    Photo courtesy: El Paso Times
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    11. Hyundai Sun Bowl. An event like no other.
    Photo courtesy: El Paso 411
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    12. El Pasoans walk the streets past midnight since it's been known as the safest big city in America.
    Photo courtesy: El Paso 411
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    13. The "Margarita" Legend has it that Francisco “Pancho” Morales made the Margarita at Tommy’s Place Bar in the 1940s in the El Paso-Juarez region.Photo courtesy: CCME
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    14. Sun City Music Festival held annually at Ascarate Park has been a stronghold EDM Concert in El Paso.
    Photo courtesy: SCMF
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    15. When it Rains, it pours. Be careful when driving in or through El Paso when there is heavy rainfall.
    Photo courtesy: KFOX-TV
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    16. The Texas Tattoo Showdown Music Festival is the largest tattoo and music festival with over 300 best tattoo artists from around the world.
    Photo courtesy: TX Tattoo
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    17. University of Texas - El Paso known as UTEP brings the Pickaxe to life with its home of the Miners. Go Miners!
    Photo courtesy: CCME
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    18. Western Playland Amusement Park is located at 1249 Futurity Drive in Sunland Park New Mexico. There is lots of fun for everyone.
    Photo courtesy: Western Playland
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    19. El Paso Street Fest is an annual event held Downtown El Paso with live music and firework show.
    Photo courtesy: Western Playland
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    20. Come down to Cattleman’s Steakhouse aka “The Manliest Steakhouse In America” for the biggest steaks you can chow down on.
    Photo courtesy: FLickr/Visitelpaso
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    21. Wet N Wild Waterworld is located at 8804 S Desert Blvd, Anthony, TX. The park is open from the first weekend in May, through Labor Day. It has over twenty-five rides and attractions.
    Photo courtesy: FLickr/WetNWild
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    22. The Wyler Aerial Tramway is an easy to to get to the top of the Franklin Mountains. The Wyler Aerial Tramway lasts only four minutes, putting visitors on the top of Ranger Peak, 5,632 feet above sea level.
    Photo courtesy: FLickr/Wyler Aerial Tramway