Last Thursdays Art Walk – Thursday, Oct, 31

Last Thursdays with the Downtown Arts District will return to regular hours from 6 pm – 9 p.m. and include Halloween and Día de los Muertos festivities. Come in costume! Win prizes, decorate pumpkins, piñata, trick or treat and enjoy all the fun, art and entertainment that Last Thursdays has to offer our community. Free!


Pumpkin Decorating Contest in Union Plaza Park – open to the public, first come - first serve with 25 pumpkins and limited carving kits available for free or BYO pumpkin and carving/decorating tools (strongly encouraged).

Pumpkin Decorating starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m.

Judging will be done by the Maximo Art Society with winners announced and prize give away at 8:15 p.m.

Prizes and raffle include generous gift cards from Tabla, The Garden, Café Central, Hello Day Café, OLO Gallery Gift Shop, O.M., Manchot, Nahda, and Ivy salon.

DJ Fresco will perform and Maximo Art Society will have live art making in the park. Made possible by generous support from Sotoa.


Piñata in Union Plaza provided by Tabla – kids take their swing at the piñata at 8:30 p.m.

Costume Contest at the Mix at 7:00 p.m. - hosted by O.M., Manchot, Nahda, Ivy, and Art Avenue – prizes include an iPod Shuffle and generous gift cards to local restaurants and retail hosts.

Camino Real – Solo exhibition by Kristen Brice curated by Laura Turon

Rock House – live music performance and group art show

The Grocery Gallery – belly and fire dancers with tarot card readings and an art exhibition

Purple Pop Up Gallery Nuevo Juarez exhibition and live poetry reading by VIVA FLORES

2nd Floor Contemporary Arts Center – Chinese Dia de los Muertos alter exhibition and children’s art activities with Trick or Treating

Café Central joins Last Thursdays and will offer a wine selection special

Visit El Paso in Union Plaza will host Trick or Treating, an Amigo Man Coloring Contest, and an exhibition by John Wilkins and Border Senses - 400 W. San Antonio (Union Plaza Transit Terminal on the corner of San Antonio and Durango)

Exploreum – "Interactive Art Walls" by Megan Ed and the Tom Lea Exhibition "Our El Paso: Reaching for the Stars" 

Trick or Treat candy provided by the Station Urban Offices

FREE admission to the El Paso Museum of Art special exhibitions (General Admission tickets are regularly $10)

FREE admission on Last Thursdays until 9:00 p.m.

El Paso Museum of Art exhibitions include: “Discovering the American Modern 1907-1936: The King Collection” and “Navigating Art Languages: The James M. Shelton, Jr. Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art”