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Dia de los Muertos at the Children’s Museum Houston

Community, Festivals

Nov. 06, 2021
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Children's Museum of Houston
1500 Binz
Houston, TX 77004

WHAT: Dia de los Muertos at the Children’s Museum Houston

WHEN: Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 10 am to 4 pm

WHERE: Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston, Texas 77004


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). El Día de los Muertos is a celebration of life! It’s a time when families keep the memory of loved ones alive by remembering their essence in a beautifully decorated “ofrenda.” This offering, replete of bread, fruit, and flowers, is believed to be enjoyed by the departed as they pay a holiday visit home!


Loco for “Coco”: Join Imelda and Hector during a “Coco”-inspired Day of the Dead celebration.
Event Time: 10 4 p.m. in Kids’ Hall Alcove.

La Calavera Workshops: Artist Christian Navarrete has a bone to pick with you! Learn how to make a sugar skull masterpiece.
Event Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Alexander Art Academy.

Intempo Dance Ensemble: Honor the dearly departed with a choreography inspired by el Día de los Muertos.
Event Time: 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

Mariachi Luna Llena: Join the Rice University Mariachi band for an unforgettable performance.
Event Time: Noon in Museum entrance.

Sugar Skull Masks and Marigold Garlands: Revel in the majesty of the flower used for the Day of the Dead celebration and decorate your own sugar skull mask.
Event Time: All day in Junktion.

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Tags: Children's Museum of Houston, DIA DE LOS MUERTOS, Festivals, November 2021

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