On October 30, 2014 – November 01, 2014, SAY Sí, San Antonio’s Premier creative youth development program, will present its 8th annual Muertitos Fest, a 3-day Día de los Muertos festival which celebrates the tradition that ties our city to Mexico and commemorates the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio.
Muertitos Fest, one of San Antonio’s most comprehensive Día de los Muertos celebrations, will provide educational context to the city’s annual festivities with three days of unique cultural happenings including: an exhibition of student and local artists, folk art exhibits, altars to honor the deceased, family art workshops, a community altar project, food booths, artisan stalls, live music, theatre, spoken-word and dance performances.
Saints & Sinners: Opening Night Fundraiser | Thursday, October 30, 2014
7:30 – 10:30 pm | Ticketed Event ($30 Presale, $35 at the door)
A spirited celebration featuring iconic apparitions, all saints and sinners are welcome! Feast on re-interpreted Mexican delicacies by Vegeria Vegan Restaurant and enjoy live music and poetry as you preview the student artwork and altars. Play Lotería and be the first to purchase our specialty folk art and artisan vendors’ traditional crafts. The evening concludes with traditional music in the SAY Sí Gallery.
Muertitos Fest Friday | Friday, October 31, 2014
6 – 10 pm | Free & Open to the Public
The festivities continue with a Día de los Muertos Friday celebration. Enjoy the exhibits, altars, festive food and artisan booths. Participate in hands-on art activities and be entertained with live musical and dance performances on two stages throughout the evening.
Muertitos Fest Family Day | Saturday, November 1, 2014
12 – 3 pm | Free & Open to the Public
Get hands-on with various family folk art workshops and shop for treasures from one-of-a-kind artist vendors. Visit our calaca face painters and enjoy a special program of music and performances in the SAY Sí Black Box Theatre.
Click HERE to view a full set of photos of Muertitos Fest 2013.
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All events take place at:
SAY Si Central
1518 South Alamo San Antonio, TX 78204