EL PASO, TX (March 2, 2022) – The El Paso Downtown Management District (DMD) is pleased to announce that WellMed and United Healthcare will be the official presenting sponsors for the Downtown Fiesta de las Luces for 2022! The first Downtown Fiesta de las Luces event of the year will be held on Saturday, March 12th, and is free to the public.

The event will also be held on May 21st, September 17th, and November 19th in 2022. Each Saturday from 3pm to 11pm, South El Paso Street will be packed with activity. The free festivities will be filled with back-to-back music, entertainment, and vendors to fill the night with the beauty of string lights to illuminate the fiesta after the sun sets.

The complement of cultural entertainment to businesses unique to the El Centro Shopping District will provide an experience designed to expose the public to South El Paso Street retailers. The B-17 Bomber Adult Beverage Booth will provide adult refreshments and a delicious collection of food trucks will satiate the tastes of the hungry public. For a full list of food trucks, vendors and entertainment, please visit our event page.

“We are excited to have support from our business community for an event created to draw attention to the retail sector on our border and in the Downtown. WellMed and United Healthcare share the enthusiasm we at the DMD have for shining a light on the culture and endless potential of our Downtown and hope to continue the relationship as we work to create more events in the future,” said Joe Gudenrath, DMD Executive Director.

The Downtown Fiesta de las Luces is free to the public and will be located between Paisano and Fourth Avenue on El Paso Street.

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