Fort Bliss/El Paso, TX 703-745-8126

Freedom Crossing

Posted By Frugal Rick / September 11, 2015 / Events / 0 Comments

Freedom Crossing and our events are open to the Military and the public. Click here for directions to Freedom Crossing.

Every Friday Night
6PM – 11PM

Join us every Friday night for an evening of music and fun at our beautiful outdoor fireplace. Bands play from 7pm – 9pm with DJ before and after. Our current schedule of entertainment for this free weekly event is listed below. Friday at the Fire is proudly sponsored by Western Technical College and Sun Laser Vision Center!

9/4/15 – Joe Barron Band (country)
9/11/15 – Mama Crystal and the Horns of Plenty (R&B, Funk) BAND PERFORMS 6:30 TO 8:30PM THIS NIGHT
9/18/15 – Team Havana (salsa)
9/25/15 – Trailerband (outlaw country)
10/2/15 – Chris Baker (country, acoustic rock)
10/9/15 – Bliss, Brews and Que Event
10/16/15 – TBD
10/23/15 – Mainstreet (Rock)
10/30/15 – Sha’Vonne Williams (R&B, Rock)

German American Run
Saturday, September 12
4pm – 10pm
Who’s ready for the biggest and best run of the year?! If you are, make sure you sign-up for the Fort Bliss 2015 German American Oktoberfest Night Run on September 12th! There will be a 5K fun run as well as a 8K official race. Performance t-shirts for all pre-registered runners will also be given out. There are multiple age categories for both men and women. Awards will be given to the top finishers in each. Prize drawings include a $1,000.00 travel voucher. Pre-register through September 11 at Soto or Stout PFC or at $20 per individual or $150 per unit or corporate team.

Pre-registration & packet pickup at Freedom Crossing Food Court:
September 7 – 11 between 10am-2:30pm.

Late Registration: September 12 // 3-5:30pm at Freedom Crossing. A $5 late fee will be incurred.

For more information, call 744-5785. Or visit and (this website cannot be accessed from a government computer).

1849 Week
Saturday, September 19 – Saturday, September 26

We are excited to announce the return of Freedom Crossing’s biggest sale of the year – 1849 Week! In honor of the year Ft. Bliss was founded, 1849, our stores and restaurants offer amazing deals for $18.49 or other discounts using the numbers 1849! 1849 Week begins on Saturday, September 19th and ends Saturday, September 26th. In addition to all the great discounts, each day of 1849 Week will feature a free activity including live music, family night, a yoga class, a party on the promenade and more! And when you bring a receipt for an 1849 Week deal to our management office, you will be entered to win a brand new 50 inch HDTV! Every receipt equals one entry, with no limits on the number of entries! See all of the special offers and activities by visiting our 1849 Week page!

Family Play Date
Saturday, September 26
10am to 2pm

Join us for part one of our two part Despicable Me Play Date on Saturday, September 26th! The fun begins with a FREE showing (228 tickets available, one theatre) of Despicable Me at 10am compliments of our event sponsor E.P. Dentistry 4 Kids! Despicable Me 2 will be shown at the October 17th Play Date. Then following the movie from 11am to 2pm we will have free activities by the play area including a photo booth with Minion costume characters, a Minion art project, face painting and free snow cones!

Bliss, Brews and Que
October 9 (5pm to 9pm) and October 10 (12pm to 9pm)
Our 5th Annual Bliss, Brews and Que Food and Music Festival is set for October 9th and 10th at Freedom Crossing! Bliss, Brews and Que is the only Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition on a military installation as well as the official Texas State Championship for BBQ! This year, BBQ teams from all over the country will come to Fort Bliss to compete for $15,000 in prize money – our biggest award yet! Guests will enjoy two days full of great live music, food and beer tents, family entertainment and the world’s best BBQ with no admission charge! Registration is now open for Professional and Backyard (amateur) teams and if you are interested in competing in this year’s event please visit our BBQ event page to submit your application.


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