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Viva El Paso

1500 McKelligon Canyon Dr, El Paso, TX
+1 915-433-3684
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A good show but

The show, the setting in the mountains, makes for a really nice evening. But bring some kind of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ronald S
via mobile
Beautiful setting for a show

This is a beautiful show presented against the backdrop of McKelligon Canyon. It is a high action... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Buda, Texas
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1 week ago
“A good show but”
20 Sep 2016
“Beautiful setting for a show”
1500 McKelligon Canyon Dr, El Paso, TX
+1 915-433-3684
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 20 September 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

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 23 September 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

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 20 July 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

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 2 October 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

Thank TrishA4
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Went to this show a couple of years ago with church friends. It was good acting and nice to be out in the mountains and watching a show under the stars. It showed how the Mexicans and the native Indians we integrated in el paso...More

Thank paddies2013
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Viva El Paso is a worthwhile evening out - a good pageant of El Paso history - although too long a show, which could start earlier as well and end at a more reasonable hour. The finale features JFK, Reagan and Bush, which has nothing...More

Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed 8 July 2013

This performance was so much more than I expected. I can tell that a lot of work was put into its production. Viva El Paso is high energy and educational. Their use of the canyon backdrop made the experience feel like it was indoors. It...More

Thank rdrew0317
Reviewed 17 April 2013

High action performance in a breezy little canyon setting with the mountain as a backdrop. Tells the story of 6 flags over Texas and trail of the "Pass to the North".

2  Thank Jen G
Reviewed 10 October 2012

This ampitheater is uphill on the East side of the Franklin Mountains and accessible by a narrow paved road, made safe because you cannot go fast, by either motorcar or bicycle. (I've done both) on performance nights, motor vehicles are the mode of choice, and...More

2  Thank Juanito_Hayburg
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