Monday, October 19, 2015

The Many Ways to Celebrate Halloween This October (Part 1)

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Día de Muertos Details

click to enlarge Muertos Fest is early this year. - COURTESY
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  • Muertos Fest is early this year.

The annual Día de los Muertos celebrating brings the holiday early this weekend at La Villita. The two-day festival will feature live music, including Girl in a Coma, performed at the Arneson River Theater, original art from many local artists, a procession, a living altar, and more. This festival boasts the largest open altar exhibition in San Antonio, plus a procession, a zombie bazaar, art vendors and more.. This is only the first of the many Día de los Muertos celebrations taking place over the next few weeks. There'sSAY Sí's Muertitos Fest, Dia de Los Perros and more. Here are some of the many Dia De Los Muertos celebrations happening around town.

Día de los Muertos at La Villita
Free, 10am-11pm, Sat., Oct. 24, 12pm-10pm, La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita St., muertosfest.com

Dia De Los Muertos at Traders Village
$3, Sat., Oct. 24, 12pm, Traders Village, 9333 SW Loop 410, (210) 623-8383, tradersvillage.com

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Día de los Muertos Celebration
Free, 2pm-7:30pm, Sat., Nov. 1, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, 723 S Brazos, (210) 271-3151, guadalupeculturalarts.com

SAY Sí 9th Annual Muertitos Fest “Noche en Oaxaca” Opening Night Fundraiser
$35-$40, 7pm-10:30pm, Thu., Nov. 5, SAY Sí, 1518 S Alamo, (210) 212-8666, classy.org

SAY Sí 9th Annual Muertitos Fest First Friday
Free, 6pm-10pm, Fri., Nov. 6, SAY Sí, 1518 S Alamo, (210) 212-8666, classy.org

SAY Sí 9th Annual Muertitos, Family Day
Free, 12pm-4pm, Sat., Nov. 7, SAY Sí, 1518 S Alamo, (210) 212-8666, classy.org

Dia De Los Perros
$16-$27,12pm, Sat., Nov. 7, The Cove, 606 W Cypress, (210) 227-2683, facebook.com

This is just a small sample of ways you can get your Halloween on this month and beyond. Stay tuned for more events, including family-friendly fare, haunted tours and more.  

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