Event Info

The 2021 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. 

Dia de los Muertos Festival Schedule

Seguin Ave. Stage

Daytime Emcee | Jerry Sauceda

Noon-12:15PM Opening Remarks & Performance by Yesenia McNett

12:30-1:00PM Wallace Middle School Mariachi del Campo

1:00-2:00PM Compania de Danza Folklorica

2:00-3:00PM Dazantes de Corazon Folklorico 

3:30-4:00PM Art Contest Winners Announced

4:00-4:30PM Dia de los Muertos Evening Procession

Evening Emcee | Johnny Ramirez

4:30-5:30PM Conjunto Calidad

5:30-7:00PM Conjunto Cats

7:00-8:30PM Mark y Weber y Los Cuernos

8:30-10:00PM David Farias Band

Music throughout the day provided by DJ Rene

San Antonio St. Stage

12:15-1:00PM School of Rock

1:15-2:00PM Nuclear Nation

2:15-3:00PM Cast Iron Cornbread

3:15-4:00PM Highway Hypnosis

5:15-6:00PM Hunter Road Trio

6:15-7:00PM BJ Thibodeaux

7:15-8:00PM Zach Talbert

8:15-9:00PM Banduras

9:15-10:00PM Brandon Ford & Barrowed Time

Music throughout the day provided by DJ Stray Cats

Kids Activities


  • Crafts | Westside Community Center
  • Fiesta Lanes Bowling
  • Hill Country Comic Con

1:00-3:00PM RIOMobile Library


We have two stages with bands booked for an exciting day and night of fantastic music plus mariachi and folklorica. The main stage (Seguin Ave.) will feature Tejano music from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The stage on San Antonio will feature a variety local, Americana artists with performances every hour from noon to 10:00 p.m. We will also have mariachis 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 and will charge a nominal fee for their beautiful artwork. 

El Mundo de Los Ninos

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! Check out a full list of our vendors here.


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 is an ATM 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. Check out the vendors here.

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.

*** Header photo credit: Mikie Farias Photography