El Paso is no stranger to television. We've been featured on many shows, one of them being "The Texas Bucket List". Many of our landmarks & restaurants have been mentioned on the show for years & they're making another stop to El Paso.

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The 18th season of The Texas Bucket List started February 18th & according to the El Paso Times, The Blue Moon Drive-In movie theater is the next El Paso stop that will be featured on the next episode premiering this Sunday (Shane McAuliffe loves the horror art & so do I). The other locations featured will be Green Chili Willy's in Amarillo, TX & Beneventi’s Italian in Mingus. You can see the teaser video they published on their Facebook account:

The Blue Moon was closed during the pandemic but it reopened last year in June. For those who haven't been to The Blue Moon, it's located at 512 San Marcial & is part of Monteleone's Haunted Motel & Restaurant (That was featured on the show back in 2019). Despite being called a "drive-in", people can come sit down at picnic tables & watch movies outdoors.

As I mentioned before, Shane McAuliffe with The Texas Bucket List has come to El Paso (and Fabens) many times since 2016, visiting over a dozen different locations:

Dave's Pawn Shop, Season 5 Episode 6 [2016]

Season 6, Episode 5: Rosa's Cantina [2016]

Season 7, Episode 7: Panda Burger [2016]

Season 7, Episode 8: Hueco Tanks State Park [2016]

Season 8, Episode 9: Wyler Aerial Tramway [2017]

Season 9, Episode 6: National Border Patrol Museum [2017]

Season 9, Episode 11: Chico's Tacos [2017]

Season 10, Episode 10: H&H Car Wash [2018]

Season 12, Episode 3: Cattleman's Steakhouse in Fabens [2019]

Season 13, Episode 7: Monteleone's Ristorante [2019]

Season 14, Episode 10: Great American Steakburger [2020]

and finally Season 17, Episode 2: Lucy's Restaurant [2021]

The episode featuring El Paso's Blue Moon Drive-In Theater will be shown on CBS 4 this Sunday at midnight & it'll be the 15th El Paso location show on The Texas Bucket List. Now I just need to set my tv to record the episode when I get home...

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