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Very nice production of local culture in a very nice and serene setting in the Franklin Mountains... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
El Paso, Texas
Colorful musical in a good amphitheater!

Late night...........but totally worth it! Sometimes its hard to find something to do that everyone... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
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1500 McKelligon Canyon Dr, El Paso, TX
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If you thought of seeing Viva El Paso before, this is the year to go. We have gone every year and this by far has been the best. The dancing, acting and singing are remarkable for these young artist and it also gives you a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Very nice production of local culture in a very nice and serene setting in the Franklin Mountains State Park.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Late night...........but totally worth it! Sometimes its hard to find something to do that everyone will enjoy, but found Viva El Paso and we all loved it! We are a big spread in ages this time 5 & 11 year old grand daughter, 8 year...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable musical evening detailing the history of El Paso. A couple of early sound problems which were sorted. Some of the cast were clearly not as good as others but they were all trying. Nice touch to mention people in the audience who...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SydneyJim56
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Viva 🌞 El Paso! What a local treasure! Olé ! Don't miss this! My party & I were pleasantly surprised. Being spoiled by Southern California's nice weather I wasn't going to go because of the heat-that would've been a big mistake! By the time the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

The show, the setting in the mountains, makes for a really nice evening. But bring some kind of seat cushion as you will need some padding for the long evening. The musical history of the area was very enlightening.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 420ronalds
Reviewed September 20, 2016

This is a beautiful show presented against the backdrop of McKelligon Canyon. It is a high action, fast paced musical tribute to those from the Native Americans, the Spanish explorers, the Anglo settlers and Cowboys and they assimilated through battles and peace over the past...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Joel M
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Viva El Paso is a high action performance about the history of El Paso. The setting is in a beautiful little canyon with the mountain as a backdrop. Gorgeous!! The performance tells the story of 6 flags that have flown over Texas and trail of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Rose H
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

I grew up in El Paso & have been to at least 5 Viva El Paso shows. Having the performance in the mountain is wonderful, beautiful scenery & doesn't compete with city lights/noise. I am a sucker for theatrics, so the acrobatics, cannon fire, &...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Monica S
Reviewed October 2, 2014

Located in a canyon in the Franklin Mountains is the beautiful setting for this local tale of the Native Americans and Spaniards who settled in this pass, El Paso. The entertainment is provided/performed by locals from schools, college, and community. After reading several of the...More

Date of experience: November 2013
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Response from Trvler59 | Reviewed this property |
No food trucks but they have an option to order dinner through them and you eat before the show. There is also a snack area for during the show.