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Festival Pass

The Festival Pass is a great way to take in all the sights, sounds and stars of the Plaza Classic Film Festival. A Festival Pass includes access to all ticketed festival movies, a jump-the-line express lane, reservations for Philanthropy Theatre movies, special events, and more. And it’s transferable! Cost is $200. The 13th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival will be July 30-August 9, 2020. Passes will be printed in July. We will contact you then about making arrangements to either mail them to you or have you pick them up at our offices, 333 N. Oregon, 2nd Floor.


Film Club Festival Pass (14 - 18 years of age only)

The Film Club Festival Pass is like the regular Festival Pass, but for teenage film fans. A limited number of the $100 passes are available for fans 14 to 18 years old. The pass includes access to all regular festival events and special events for Film Club pass holders. For serious cinema fans looking to learn more about the filmmaking art.


2019 Commemorative Poster

This year’s commemorative poster is four posters! The may be purchased as a set for $25, or separately for $10 each. Suitable for framing!

Additional Gift Amount

Your generous donations are greatly appreciated. Contributions help fund community involvement and events like the Plaza Classic Film Festival.

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Festival Passes

The Festival Pass is a great way for a film lover to enjoy as much of the Plaza Classic as possible. The Pass sells for $200 and includes admission to ALL Plaza Classic Film Festival films, an express lane for pass holders (no standing in line), advance reservations to Philanthropy Theatre events, invitations to special events and discounts at nearby eateries.

Plaza Classic Film Club

For some, cinema appreciation begins early and one of the goals of the Plaza Classic Film Festival is to cultivate a new generation of classic film viewers. The Plaza Classic Film Festival once again offers a club to bring together teens looking to see and discuss some great films. The Plaza Classic Film Club is seeking up to 25 high school students ages 14 to 18 to be a part of its Film Club. Club members will receive full access to all of the Plaza Classic Film Festival’s screenings as well as some special presentations and tours of the historic Plaza Theatre. Plaza Classic Film Club Passes are available for $100.00.


We try to keep our prices low, noticeably lower than a first-run movie theater, so anyone from any income level can attend. Matinees in the Plaza Theatre are $6. Evening shows in the Plaza are $8, with $10 for special guest appearances. A limited number of seats are available for $20 for the opening night VIP/Sponsor showing on the first Thursday of the Festival.

Philanthropy Theatre movies are $4. The Mills Plaza Drive-In/Walk-Up movies are $5 at the door. Friday-Saturday outdoor movies are free.

In early July, tickets may be purchased in advance at the Plaza Theatre box office, Ticketmaster outlets and Ticketmaster.com.

Free Movies and Concerts

You read that right! We are offering a selection of free events during this year’s festival. They include free concerts and movies on an inflatable screen.

Group Sales

For groups requiring blocks of 15 or more seats, you can also contact The El Paso Community Foundation for assistance at (915) 533-4020 or by email at info@epcf.org

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All film screenings are general admission seating. Doors will open 20-30 minutes before show time.

The Opening Night VIP Screening is by invitation-only, or by purchasing a Festival Pass. A small quantity of premium tickets may be made available once all Sponsors and Festival Pass holders are accommodated.

All outdoor concerts and films are free. No tickets or passes required.