Everything You Need to Know About Dia de los Muertos Street Festival 2017
Where? Downtown Corpus Christi
When? October 28, 2017 from 3:00 p.m.-Midnight
Dia de los Muertos Street Festival; an explosion of culture that perfectly embodies the core of Corpus Christi's soul. For the tenth year in a row, Dia de los Muertos will bring the streets of downtown Corpus Christi to LIFE through the colors, music and people. Expect to find sugar skulls everywhere, art vendors lining the streets, music rumbling the ground and lots and lots of culture.
SUGAR SKULLS EVERYWHERE
Sugar skulls represent a departed soul. They are a reflection of the folk art style of big happy smiles, colorful icing, sparkly tin and glittery adornments. At Dia de los Muertos, you can find almost 15 different face painters painting on this tradition. There will be ample opportunities to have your face painted any way you like, right on-site! Win.
Dia de los Muertos is a holiday that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died and help support their spiritual journey. The Altars at Dia de los Muertos is the base of it all. The show, "Altars of Rememberance" will be on display in the Ritz Theater for the duration of the festival.Walk through this beautiful exhibit and remember those who have passed.
Over 15 Bands on 3 Different Stages
There are three stages: Main Stage, La Cultura Stage and Funky Rockin' Soul Stage. Each one provides a different experience, one for popular latin-influenced music, one for more traditional cultural performances and one for up-and-coming Texas bands. It's not a street festival without ALL. THE. MUSIC.
Art Vendors Galore
Dia de los Muertos brings in over 90 different art vendors lining the streets in downtown Corpus Christi. As the holidays are fast approaching, start to get your gifts tackled with some of the best handmade products. Shop for jewelry, fabrics, crafts and of course, all Dia de los Muertos memorabilia!
Food Trucks. Nuff' Said.
Some of the best food in South Texas is located right out of the truck! Food trucks are taking over by storm! Satisfy your hunger and enjoy all the different options of food. Enjoy coastal cuisine, Asian fusion and lots and lots of tacos! Because, who doesn't love great food?
There's Something for Everyone!
It wouldn't be a festival without something special for the young visitors! Bring along the kiddos to venture through the Dia de los Muertos Kids Corner! There will be plenty of activities for children to enjoy. Climbing, painting, jumping, and of course, FUN.
ALL THE CULTURE
Throughout the duration of the festival, enjoy be performances by local dance groups. Showcasing different styles and traditions of dance. Watch traditional performers like Mariachis, Folklorico, Salsa and Tejano on La Cultura Stage and watch traditional Mexican performers on the Main Stage. No matter where you are, culture will follow!
There's Not Another Festival Like This