Photo by Mark Clune

This Saturday, April 1 will be the 11th annual Poppy Festival located on Castner Range.

Here are the details:

Location: Museum of Archaeology (4301 Transmountain Road)

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm Free Admission

Parking: Cohen Stadium – Parking Lot #1 with to-and-from Shuttle Service

Click here for the full brochure for the event.

The Museum of Archaeology will host live archery demonstrations, and Houdini, the hawk from the El Paso Zoo, and a live wolf from the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary near Albuquerque will also be at the festival. The museum features 14,000 years of prehistory in El Paso, the greater Southwest and northern Mexico.

In addition, the Downtown Art and Farmers Market will move to the museum grounds for the Poppy Festival.

For more information on the Poppy Festival, call the El Paso Museum of Archaeology at (915) 755-4332 or visit