Event Info

The 2023 Dia de los Muertos Festival will feature live entertainment, kids activities, face painters, an art contest, vendors, food booths and food trucks, a community ofrenda, dancers, and more. 

2022 Schedule (2023 Schedule Coming this Fall)

Modelo Main Stage (Seguin Ave + Coll St)

Music throughout the day provided by DJ Rene P

  Emcee: Jerry Sauceda
12:00pm-12:30pm Opening Remarks & Performance by Carolina Cruz
12:30pm-1:00pm Mariachi de Campo/Wallace Middle School
1:00pm-1:30pm Compania de Danza Folklorica
2:00pm-3:00pm Final Cut Band
4:00-5:00pm Announcements: Art Contest, Scholarship Winners
5:00pm-5:45pm Walk of Remembrance with Las Coronelas Mariachi
6:00pm-6:45pm Kalpulli Ayolopaktzin Aztec Dancers
7:00pm-8:00pm Los Escorpiones de Norte
8:00pm-10:00pm Ricardo Castillion y La Differencia


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Kids Area (Seguin Ave + Mill St)

12:00pm-6:00pm Arts & Crafts, Games & Prizes, Photo Backdrop
1:00pm-3:00pm New Braunfels Public Library Rio Mobile


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La Plaza (Main Plaza)

Music throughout the day provided by DJ Hyper Local NB

12:00pm-6:00pm Art Exhibit
1:30pm-2:00pm Dazantes de Corazon                                           


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RCS Guitars Stage (San Antonio + Market St)

Music throughout the day provided by DJ Stray Cat Productions

2:00pm-3:00pm Grupo Folklorico Ocotochtli
5:00pm-6:00pm Jorge Gallegos Braunfels
7:00pm-8:00pm Rowdy Rhythm Band
8:00pm-9:00pm Lucas Taylor with Highway Hypnosis Band



We have two stages with bands booked for an exciting day and night of music and entertainment. Modelo's Main Stage on Seguin Avenue will feature Tejano music. The RSC Guitars & Gears stage on San Antonio Street will feature a variety local, Americana artists. We will also have mariachis, aztec and folklorico dancers!

Face Painting

Face painting is an integral part of Dia de los Muertos and we will have two dedicated face painting stations with a ton of talented artists on hand to transform your look. Artists will be provided by Face Painting San Antonio and SB Body Art.

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There is something for everyone at this festival, especially the kiddos! We'll have a special area just for kids with games, activities, and craft making. 


Food, art, crafts, food, jewelry, decorations, food, clothing, accessories.....and did we mention FOOD!


WHERE DO I PARK? You can find parking in any of the open lots or on streets in downtown and around the plaza. The festival is on Seguin, San Antonio and Castell streets so try to find parking close to there.

DO I NEED CASH? You will need cash to purchase beer tickets. Vendors will decide what type of tender to accept. There are ATMs on site if you need to get cash.

IS THERE SEATING? There will be some seating at picnic tables but you are encouraged to bring your own chairs if you want to make sure you have somewhere to sit.

IS IT PET FRIENDLY? The festival is all outdoors so you may bring your dog. All dogs must be on a leash and owners must pick up after their dog.

WHAT TYPES OF FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE? There will be many, many food trucks and food booths on site so you'll have a variety of food options. 

WHAT TYPES OF DRINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE? Beer and wine will be available for purchase (cash only) and food vendors will have a variety of non-alcoholic drinks for purchase.