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El Paso Science Festival launches April 6-7
March 20, 2024
El Paso Science Festival launches April 6-7

The El Paso Science Festival is a new, community-wide celebration of science in partnership with the El Paso Community Foundation. This inaugural two-day festival is free to the public and will take place from 10 am to 4 pm April 6-7 at the El Paso convention center.

With special guest and astronaut José Hernández, exhibits, main stage demonstrations, and a variety of speakers, the festival promises to be a captivating experience for students, families, and more throughout the El Paso region. The El Paso Science Festival seeks to encourage and inspire the pursuit of education, careers, and leadership roles in science and technology.

Designed to inspire the scientists of the future, the festival will feature more than 70 interactive exhibits that cater to all ages, making it a fun and engaging educational experience.

Highlights include:

Hands-on exhibits: Attendees can immerse themselves in interactive exhibits that explore various STEM fields, including robotics, physics, astronomy, chemistry, geology, and more. Experts will be on hand to guide visitors through exciting experiments and demonstrations.

Main Stage Demonstrations: Engaging performances and presentations will enthrall audiences, bringing science to life through captivating displays and discussions.

Speaker Series: Renowned scientists from the greater El Paso area will share their insights and experiences, inspiring the next generation of STEM enthusiasts.

Special guest and astronaut José Hernández will share his inspiring story, from migrant farm worker to astronaut.

Join us on April 6-7, 2024 and catch the spark! ¡Agarra la chispa!

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In partnership with the El Paso Community Foundation, the El Paso Science Festival collaborated with K-12 schools, academic institutions, nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies in the El Paso region to create an annual community-wide celebration of science. Special thanks to: UTEP, Microsoft, Marathon, Cardwell Foundation, CREED, McDonald’s (Castro), and the many more supporters listed at