Where History and Culture Come to Life

Chamizal is more than just an urban park to recreate or enjoy a quiet afternoon. These grounds are a reminder of the harmonious settlement of a 100-year border dispute between the United States and Mexico. We celebrate the cultures of the borderlands to promote the same mutual respect that helped to diplomatically resolve an international disagreement. Read More

A woman in traditional Mexican attire in the foreground with two men behind her

A Christmas Carol en la Frontera

Enjoy this Charles Dickens classic with U.S.-Mexico border flair and stay for a discussion as part of our Chamizal Asks: What Do You Think?

close-up of sculpture showing tree trunk with painted flowers on a cut end with stems and wire

Franklin G. Smith Gallery: "BorDNAndo"

A new exhibit is on display in the Franklin G. Smith Gallery. Experience the border through the sculptures of Mirna Ajo (MAJO).

a distant view of large Mexican flag through the trees


Visit the Spanish language website for Chamizal National Memorial.

Ballet folklórico dancers onstage

Theater Use Application

Find out when and how to apply to use the Chamizal National Memorial Theater.

Last updated: December 14, 2018

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800 South San Marcial Street
El Paso, TX 79905


(915) 532-7273

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