Fireworks will once again thunder and boom over Ascarate Lake this 4th of July.

El Paso County "Ascarate Park 4th of July Celebration" will include food trucks and a "Summer Music Party". Additionally, Ascarate Pool will have extended hours with a special evening "Family Night" swim session beginning at 6 p.m.

The celebration will culminate with an aerial firework display over the lake that will have you oohing and awing as you watch the sky light up and the glow of the ramparts red glare reflected on the lake surface.

What to Know Before You Go

• Ascarate Pool will open at 12 p.m.
• Food truck arrive at 3 p.m.
• Summer Music Party featuring mobile D.J's at 5 p.m.
• Fireworks over the lake at 9:15 pm


• $5 per vehicle, cash only

Ascarate Pool Hours

• 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• Evening swim 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
• GA $3, 17 under $2, Military, Vets, First Responders $2
• Evening swim, $1 everyone

Picnic Shelters

Shelters available on first come first served basis, but if you want to guarantee yourself one you can rent it in advance. Fees start at $50 for the day and can be reserved by calling 915-771-2380

Not Allowed

• Ascarate Park is an alcohol and tobacco free facility.

How to Get There

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