Dia de los Muerto's (Day of the Dead) Procession and Parade

  • October 23, 2010 · 5:00 PM
  • Plaza Saltillo
Mexic-Arte Museum presents its 27th Annual Dia de los Muertos Procession. Join the Austin Chinatics Ghost Army as we help lead the grand procession for the fifth straight year. BE THERE BY 5:30 at latest, procession starts at 6:00!! Following the Procession, the Celebration festivities include traditional food and drink, art, community altars to remember and honor loved ones, and a showcase of exciting live music. We invite you to use innovation, pageantry, dazzle, and imagination!

WHAT? Viva la Vida Fest celebrating the 27th Annual Día de los Muertos.

WHEN? Saturday, October, 23, 2010 (Festival is 2-10 PM at 5th & Congress)

WHERE? Procession gathers at Plaza Saltillo at 5th & Comal in East Austin at 5 PM, and departs for Mexic-Arte Museum at 6 PM.

HOW LONG? Procession route is approx. 1 mile and lasts for 1 hour. Bring bottled water, preferably in re-usable container. No glass allowed.

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION? Street parking available near Plaza Saltillo. You can return to your car via cab, pedicab, or Capital Metro Bus.

GUIDELINES (to participate, you must read and agree to all of these):

1.Each designated section will walk from the beginning and must stay together for the entire length.

2.Children under 18 must be supervised by adults at all times.

3.NO alcoholic beverages are permitted.

4.NO glass containers.

5.NO disorderly conduct offensive to families.

6.NO candles or fire.

Everyone is invited to participate – only your creativity and enthusiasm required!

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  • Chris N.

    Everyone looked great. Thanks for coming out and making it a success!

    October 25, 2010

  • Araceli

    Getting better and bigger every year

    October 25, 2010

  • Rebecca

    Everybody looked amazing!-both owners and pets. Toby (the dog with the 3rd eye) had a blast meeting all of the other Chi's

    October 24, 2010

  • Mark C.

    As usual, a very fun activity. It's wonderful seeing all the chi's and their costumes.

    October 24, 2010

  • Dixie

    Hey, Chris. With rain this morning and 50% chance of rain all day, do you know if the show goes on regardless of rain or any chance that the parade would be postponed?

    October 23, 2010

  • Mila & her mommy J.

    I can't wait it soooo much fun i wait all year for it! :]

    October 23, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    I"m very excited!
    Gizzmo and I are deciding on costume choices this evening. YAY!

    October 21, 2010

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