Paint your face at Dia de los Muertos events around Houston

Casa Martinez Folk Art in the Heights | Photo: 365 Houston

Celebrate Día de los Muertos, Latin America’s Day of the Dead at dinners, parties, and family festivals throughout Houston from Wednesday, November 1 through Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Also in November 2017

Top 15 Events This Month

Top 10 Games & Sports Events

Top 12 Food & Drink Events

Top 8 Live Shows & Concerts

Top 9 Plays & Performances

Search Our Event Calendar

Happening This Week

Top Things to Do This Week

Top Things for Kids This Week

Nightlife in Houston This Week

Plan Your Weekend This Week

Whether you’re looking to make your way to a one-of-a-kind Day of the Dead art show, family-friendly activities or have a tequila cocktail with skeletons, there are plenty of parties to let loose at for Dia de los Muertos in Houston.

Day of the Dead 2017 Celebrations Around Houston


  • Dia de los Muertos Celebration at National Museum of Funeral History | Wednesday, November 1 to Saturday, November 4 – Celebrate Latin American customs that surround the Day of the Dead with fun, interactive, and commemorative activities at the National Museum of Funeral History. This event is included with general admission to the museum. Wednesday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 5pm.
  • Día de Muertos on the Esplanade | Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11 | FREE – East End Studio Gallery and The Greater East End Management District presents Día de Muertos on the Navigation Esplanade. This family-friendly 2-day event will feature local vendors, food trucks, art and more. Friday at 5pm and Saturday at noon.

Halloween Day, Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • A Boo!chata Halloween at Bagby Park | FREE – Take the family out for a Dia de los Muertos costume contest and enjoy bachata, merengue, and funk music from musician Rodrigo Andres at Bagby Park in Midtown. 7pm to 9pm.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017 

Saturday, November 4, 2017 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 

  • Día de Muertos Loteria at Cuchara Restaurant – Join Chuchara Restaurant in celebrating Día de los Muertos with a themed Loteria, also known as Mexican Bingo, as well as delicious authentic Mexican food and drinks. Tickets are $40 for a card and $20 for a second card. 6pm to 9pm.
Previous articleWhere to Happy Hour in Bellaire
Next articlePark Spotlight: Elizabeth Baldwin Park
Secrets, favorites, tips and fresh ideas for enjoying daily life in and around Houston