El Paso – City Skyline
Love is in the air and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many couples might also be dreaming of weddings and engagements.
If you’re itching to tie the knot on the most romantic holiday of the year, El Paso might be one of your best options not only because of the gorgeous sunsets and amazing mountain views, but also for its affordability, according to a recent study from the personal finance outlet WalletHub.com.
The City of El Paso ranked number 6 in the nation and number 1 in the State of Texas for best places to get married based on several factors including cost, facilities & services, and activities & attractions. The study compared 180 different cities in the United States.
If you’re looking to get engaged or hitched this Valentine weekend the City of El Paso has various activities and attractions where you can take an iconic wedding picture at or drop down to one knee and propose.
You can also spend some quality time with loved ones and check out the following events below, including one distinct event for those who love to hate:
- Literacy Lovers: Read & Ride on the El Paso Streetcar
10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 12
Board Streetcar #1511 for FREE at the Convention Center stop at Santa Fe and Henry Trost in front of the Museum of Art
- Music Devotees: Live Jazz Music on the El Paso Streetcar
5:30 AND 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 12
Board Streetcar #1511 for FREE at the Glory Road Transfer Center, 100 Glory Road
- Animal Admirers: Wild at Heart at the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens
El Paso Zoological Society Valentine Evening Event (tickets available here)
5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, February 12, at 4001 E. Paisano
- Scorned Lovers: Quit Bugging Me at the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Name a cockroach after an ex and watch staff feed it to a Zoo animal on the Zoo’s social media.
For more information on the various activities & attractions visit the City’s social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and to learn more about the Wallet Hub study Click Here | For our complete coverage, Click Here