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

Four World War 2 soldiers stand beside a fighter plane

Film: The Forgotten Eagles

September 13: One showing only, director Victor Mancilla presents his film about Mexico's 201st Fighter Squadron.

Japanese-American family huddled together, few bags, kids with tags on clothes

Film: And Then They Came For Us

September 20: A story of how fear fueled the forced internment of Japanese-Americans. Discuss how this relates to groups of Americans today.

Presidents Johnson and Lopez Mateos stretch hands toward each other in front of monument and crowd

55th Anniversary: Presidents at Bowie HS

September 25: Presentation by former El Paso Planner Nestor Valencia and commemoration of 1964 Johnson - López Mateos meeting at Bowie HS

a Native American youth stands with traditional drum while others dance in a line

Borderlands Heritage Festival

Experience this year's Borderlands Heritage Festival on October 26, 2019!

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: September 7, 2019

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800 South San Marcial Street
El Paso, TX 79905


(915) 532-7273

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