• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

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  • New Hours!

    Beginning October 1, the grounds of the memorial will be open to the public from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. This applies to all foot traffic and vehicles. For questions, call (915) 532-7273.

  • ¡Horario Nuevo!

    A partir del 1ero de octubre, se abren los terrenos del parque desde las 7 a.m. hasta las 10 p.m. Esto vale para el tráfico peatonal igual al de vehículos. Si tiene preguntas, llame al (915) 532-7273.

  • Phone System Problems

    We are currently experiencing problems with our automated phone system. For general information or to speak to someone in the visitor center, please dial 915-532-7273, extension 113, between 10 am and 5 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Problemas Telefónicos

    Actualmente existen problemas con el sistema telefónico. Para información general o para comunicarse con el centro de visitantes, marque 915-532-7273, extensión 113 entre las horas de 10 am y 5 pm. Disculpe la molestia.

  • Construction Activity Near E Paisano Drive and S San Marcial Street

    If entering the park from E Paisano Drive and S Marcial Street please be extra cautious. Pay close attention to the temporary road signs during the ongoing construction activity there.

  • Construcción por las Calles San Marcial y Paisano

    Al dirigirse hacia el parque desde el lado de las calles Paisano y San Marcial, tenga mucho cuidado. Preste atención a la señales temporales de construcción mientras realizan esa obra.

Outrageous Fortune Theatre Program

OFTC's Layle Chambers in character with sword and helmet.

OFTC's style of fun and meaningful audience participation begins even before the start of the performance.

Something for Everyone!

Chamizal National Memorial and Outrageous Fortune Theatre Company (OFTC) are again teaming up to bring this new production by the professional Shakespearian troupe to the park's stage.

The interactive style of OFTC gives 3rd through 6th grade students a wonderful imprint of classic literature and performance, offers TEKS aligned study-guides, and pre- and post-performance activities. Each performance is 45-minutes in length and is limited to 470 seats for students, teachers and chaperones. Please call early to reserve your seats as the Memorial's theater fills quickly.

Bus transportation funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call the park's education staff for reservations and information on receiving transportation funds: (915) 532-7273 x112.

These student presentations are sponsored by the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Texas Commission on the Arts.




Learn more about the Outrageous Fortune Theatre Company and their work in the El Paso community.

 
2006 Outrageous Fortune Theater Company
Students interacting with OFTC.
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Did You Know?

U.S. and Mexico flags

The Mexican flag is flown at Chamizal National Memorial out of respect for the sentiments that made the Chamizal Convention of 1963 a reality. The United States flag will always be on the left as you face the Memorial. More...