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. Here are just a few:
Celebrate the Season
Enjoy even more unforgettable activities this fall with the events on our Unforgettable fall page, or experience a curated vacation experience with our Historic Discoveries Unforgettable Experience package. 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.
October 29-30, 2016
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. Make sure to check back for 2016 dates and info.