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Photos: Despite triple-digit heat, West Texans turn out to celebrate Frontier Days in Van Horn

This year’s Frontier Days, hosted by the Van Horn chapter of the Women’s Service League, was held in downtown Van Horn over two days and included games, various vendors, live music and a street dance.
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West Texas Moments: This year’s Frontier Days, hosted by the Van Horn chapter of the Women’s Service League, was held in downtown Van Horn over two days and included games, various vendors, live music and a street dance.

Frontier Days, a decades-long celebration in Van Horn, returned this weekend — bringing games, live music and a street dance to the city.

Despite the weekend's triple-digit heat, this year’s festival was well attended and saw folks from Van Horn and throughout West Texas.

Prepney, a photographer in West Texas, captured photos from the weekend's events for Marfa Public Radio.

Esteban and Elisa Domínguez traveled from El Paso to vend at Frontier Days. This was their first time joining in the festivities.
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Esteban and Elisa Domínguez traveled from El Paso to Van Horn this weekend to sell aguas frescas for Frontier Days, a decades-long celebration in Van Horn.
On Saturday, some of the activities for Frontier Days included volleyball, basketball, and a washer tournaments, all located at the Van Horn City Park.
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On Saturday, Frontier Days festivities included volleyball, basketball, and washer tournaments, all located at the Van Horn City Park.

Despite triple-digit heat throughout the weekend, this year’s Frontier Days was well-attended and saw folks from Van Horn and throughout West Texas.
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Despite triple-digit heat throughout the weekend, this year’s Frontier Days was well-attended and saw folks from Van Horn and throughout West Texas.
Legendary Tejano musician Ruben Ramos was among this year's performers. His group, the Mexican Revolution, played Saturday night to an energetic crowd in downtown Van Horn.
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Tejano legend musician Ruben Ramos was among this year's performers. His group, the Mexican Revolution, played Saturday night to an energetic crowd in downtown Van Horn.
During his performance, Ramos belted out some of his biggest hits, including his best-known song, "El Gato Negro."
During his performance, Ramos belted out some of his biggest hits, including his best-known song, "El Gato Negro."
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Frontier Days wrapped up Saturday night with a street dance and light show in downtown Van Horn.