Holiday Movies return to the Plaza Theatre for WinterFest.
Elf, The Nightmare Before Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life, Die Hard, Frozen, and The Polar Express are among this year’s FREE Holiday Movies at the Plaza Theatre, presented by the El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival and El Paso Live as part of the City of El Paso’s sixth annual WinterFest.
This year’s free film series features 11 movies over six weekends from November 21-January 2. It includes the R-rated films Love Actually (language, nudity, adult situations) and Die Hard (violence, language).
Shows are at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoons, except It’s a Wonderful Life (2 p.m.) and Love Actually (7 p.m.) on Saturday, December 18, and Frozen, which closes the series at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 2.
The schedule is:
1 p.m. — The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)
3:30 p.m. — National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (PG-13)
1 p.m. — Home Alone (PG)
3:30 p.m. — A Christmas Story (PG)
1 p.m. — Elf (PG)
3:30 p.m. — The Polar Express (G)
2 p.m. — It’s a Wonderful Life (PG)
7 p.m. — Love Actually (R; language, nudity, adult situations)
1 p.m. — The Santa Clause (PG)
3:30 p.m. — Die Hard (R; violence, language)
1 p.m. — Frozen (PG)
In true Plaza Classic style, organists will perform on the Plaza Theatre’s original, restored Wyler Mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ before each movie.
The schedule also is posted, Click Here.
WinterFest, the coolest festival in town, runs November 20 through January 2 in downtown El Paso. El Paso Live’s WinterFest Ice Skating Rink and Texas Gas Service Warming Tent in Arts Festival Plaza will open from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. November 20.
The rink’s hours will be 4-9 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 4-11 p.m. Thursdays, 4 p.m.-12 a.m. Fridays, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturdays and 12 p.m.-9 p.m. Sundays, through January 2. Sessions are 50 minutes. Cost is $8 to skate, $5 for 5 and under.
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