Celebrate Día de los Muertos, Latin America’s Day of the Dead at dinners, parties and family festivals throughout Houston on from Friday, October 30 through Sunday, November 8, 2015.
Day of the Dead Celebration Around Houston
- Día de Los Muertos Tequila Dinner at Arnaldo Richards’ Picos | Friday, October 30 – Sip on Milagro tequila while enjoying a four-course dinner at Arnoldo Richards’ Picos. Come in costume. $99. 6:30pm.
- Dia De Los Muertos Magnolia Park Block Party | Saturday, October 31 | FREE – Party in the East End at a street festival with food, live entertainment headlined by Nick Gaitan & the Umbrella Man, a burrito eating contest, costume contests for kids and dogs and more. 11am to 7pm.
- Downtown Dia de los Muertos + Halloween Street Festival | Saturday, October 31 – Enjoy an afternoon of live mariachi music and tunes spun by DJ Gracie Chavez of Bombón, with family entertainment, crafts and more. At night, the party atmosphere expands into what is expected to be one of the biggest Halloween nights Downtown has seen. 1pm to 2am.
- Dia de los Muertos Celebration at The National Museum of Funeral History | Sunday, November 1 – Learn about Latin customs, leave a message in the book of the dead and more during the Dia de los Muertos celebration at NMFH. Included in museum admission. Noon to 5pm.
- Día de los Muertos Social Ride from 8th Wonder Brewery to Pistolero’s | Sunday, November 1 – Get your face painted for the Day of the Dead over tasty brews at 8th Wonder in EaDo, before joining a spooky social bike ride to Pistolero’s in Montrose. 12pm to 7pm. Ride departs from 8th Wonder at 2pm.
- Día de los Muertos at Traders Village | Sunday, November 1 – Find face painting, traditional alters, costumes and a kids zone. 1pm to 5pm.
- Family Day Fiesta at Lawndale Art Center | Saturday, November 7 – Lawndale’s annual Día de los Muertos exhibition comes to a close with music, dancing, refreshments and family fun. Noon to 4pm.
- Day of the Dead Festival at MECA | Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1 | FREE – Learn the traditions of All Souls Day and celebrate at MECA, with an art exhibition, a calavera fashion show, entertainment and more. This was postponed from the original dates on Halloween Day and Sunday, November 1. 11am to 7pm.