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Día de los Muertos

Experience the unforgettable spectacle San Antonio's annual Día de los Muertos celebrations. Also known as "the Day of the Dead", this is a tradition in which families remember the departed and share memories of loved ones, with a variety of activities including lively processions, traditional dress and altar building, as well as the chance to make amazing memories. Get in the spirit- send a Muerto Gram!

Citywide Día de Los Muertos Events

From art shows and lively processions to kids workshops and music festivals, San Antonio celebrates the Day of the Dead with events for everyone throughout the city. Experience Día de los Muertos in 2018!

El Día De Los Muertos at La Villita

October 27-28, 2018

Dia de los Muertos at La Villita was a hit with free workshops for kids, an arts and crafts show, the largest open altar exhibition in the city and an amazing line-up of live music. 

SAY SÍ Muertitos Fest

November 2-3, 2018

Experience a showcase of art, altars to honor the departed, family workshops, food booths and more to celebrate Día de los Muertos. 

Celebrate the Season

Enjoy even more unforgettable activities this fall with the events on our Unforgettable fall page! And when you get here, make sure to visit our Spanish colonial missions, recently designated the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Texas.

Understanding Día de Los Muertos Altars

Learn about the special meanings behind items found on altars.

Want to make your own altar? Here’s a how-to guide from Buzzfeed.