Happy Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday honoring the souls of deceased family and friends through food, drinks, and ofrendas.
Celebrated by many of the estimated ~9.5 million Texans of Mexican descent each year from October 31 through November 2, the Day of the Dead is a time where the spirits of late loved ones can rejoin their families on Earth.
Get ready to celebrate at these eight events around town.
Día de los Muertos 2023 | Wednesday, Nov. 1 | 6-10 p.m. | Moody Amphitheater, 1401 Trinity St., Austin | Free | Join this citywide celebration, complete with food, live music, family fun, and a community ofrenda.
DIA on Día | Wednesday, Nov. 1 | 7 p.m. | 3TEN at ACL Live, 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd., Austin | $18-$25 | The 10th annual DIA on Día concert features 25+ artists, including Jimmie Vaughan, Money Chicha, and Tameca Jones.
Alma y Corazon | Thursday, Nov. 2 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Oakwood Cemetery, 1601 Navasota St., Austin | Free | Enjoy hot chocolate, tamales, family stories, a talk with author Mariana Nuño Ruiz McEnroe, and a digital exhibit.
Día de los Muertos Community Altar Exhibit & Celebration | Thursday, Nov. 2 | 6-8 p.m. | allgo, 701 Tillery St., Austin | Free | Share a hot meal, connect with BIPOC folks and allies, and enjoy a guest performance.
Ofrenda: Celbrating Día de los Muertos | Friday, Nov. 3-Saturday, Nov. 4 | Times vary | Fierce Whiskers Distillery & Tasting Room, 5333 Fleming Ct., Austin | $30-$60 | This immersive circus includes a live mariachi band, aerialists, contortionists, poetry, and dancers.
Meximericon ’23 | Saturday, Nov. 4 | 1-9 p.m. | Pan American Neighborhood Park, 2100 E. 3rd St., Austin | Free | Come together for a celebration of life filled with art, a community altar, vendors, and activities.
2023 Día De Los Muertos Festival & Parade | Saturday, Nov. 4 | 12-9 p.m. | Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock | Donation-based | Benefits go to the Round Rock Ballet Folklorico at this parade with cultural performances and crafts for kids.