Check Out These Upcoming, Day Of The Dead, Events San Antonio Has To Offer Below.
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• Coco Night
Friday, Oct. 25
Will Naylor Smith Plaza at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
A free screening of the 2017 Pixar film Coco.
• Catrina Ball 2019
Saturday, Oct. 26
• Day of the Dead San Antonio Festival Opening Ceremony
Friday, Nov. 1
Arneson River Theater
Mariachis and Day of the Dead dancers portraying La Danza de Los Mojigangas will launch the inaugural parade.
• Catrineras on the River
Friday, Nov. 1
San Antonio River Walk
Admission: Free (seat sales to be announced through the Rey Feo Consejo Educational Foundation)
A new river parade kicks off the festival on el Día de los Inocentes.
• Day of the Dead San Antonio Festival at La Villita
Friday, Nov. 1 to Sunday, Nov. 3
Hours: Friday, Nov. 1, 6-11 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2, 6-11 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 3, noon-8 p.m.
La Villita, with event entrances on Presa Street and South Alamo Street
Mexican food, drinks, and shopping will be available, along with live music, performances, workshops, and children’s activities, including piñata-making (and smashing!) and sugar skull-decorating. Altar de Muertos may be viewed near the Little Church, and a sunset candlelight vigil will honor loved ones.
• Celebrating Life 5K Race
Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m.
Mission Burial Park South, 1700 SE Military Drive
All participants will receive a commemorative kit with an event shirt, a water bottle, and a participation medal. Runners may have their faces painted by makeup artists before or after the race. The first place winner receives a trip to the 2020 Mexico City Marathon.
• Mythical Alebrijes
Oct. 25 to Nov. 16
The Witte Museum
Alebrijes– whimsical carvings depicting animals, people, objects, and imaginary creatures painted with intense colors and intricate patterns – by Mexican artisans Jacobo Angeles and María del Carmen Mendoza. Part of “Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids,” a special exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History.
• Mexicraneos Street
Oct. 15 to Nov. 15
Houston Street, Downtown
A series of decorated, sculptural skulls will line Houston Street near Frost Tower.
Hope all you Texas Bred families enjoy these local events.