Celebrating Dia de los Muertos 2021
Welcome to the HispanicHouston.com listing of events for Dia de los Muertos. Celebrated every year on November 1 and 2 as a time to remember friends and family members who have died. In recent years it’s become more and more popular in the U.S., and Houston now has more events every year.
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Celebración de Vida by MEXICRÁNEOS on October 6 to November 7, 2021 at Discovery Green. The outdoor exhibit is “a large-scale art installation featuring 10 vibrantly 7’ tall painted skulls placed throughout Discovery Green and along Avenida de las Americas.”
MECA Día de los Muertos Ofrendas (Altar) Exhibition on Monday, October 11, 2021, to Friday, November 19, 2021. “Curated by Luis Gavito, this year’s Día de los Muertos Ofrendas Exhibit will feature a community altar, as well as an altar dedicated to the lives lost due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.“
MECA Día De Los Muertos Festival on Saturday, October 30, 2021, and Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 11 am to 7 pm. “This year’s festival will include special performances by MECA Ballet Folklorico, children’s art activities, cultural cuisine, an ofrendas/altar exhibit, artist and artisan vendors, festival delights and many more musical and dance performances by artists who will soon be announced.”
El Dia De Los Muertos at Kemah Boardwalk on Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 12 pm to 10 pm.
Magnolia Park Dia de Los Muertos 8th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 12 pm to 6 pm.
FLAS Presents: Calavera con Calavera on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
Día de los Muertos Community Altar on Monday, November 1, 2021 from 4 pm to 9 pm at Discovery Green. “Houston artist Angel Quesada will create a community altar.”
Dia de los Muertos at the Children’s Museum Houston on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 10 am to 4 pm. “Children’s Museum Houston will be magically transformed into a colorful, beautiful and bountiful Land of the Dead, bursting with incredible offerings of Mariachi, “sugar skulls” and marigolds in celebration of El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).“
2021 Houston Dia De Muertos Parade on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 2 pm to 10 pm at Sam Houston Park. “This historic parade and festival will begin and end at Sam Houston Park, from 2-10pm, while the parade is from 6-7pm. Join us for an evening filled with live music, beautiful procession, delicious concessions, fun arts & crafts, and so much more!“
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