The Complete Austin Guide to Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) —
July 2, 2020

The Complete Austin Guide to Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)

It’s a fact: Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a big deal in Austin; in fact, it’s a big deal in most of the US that border Mexico or has a large Mexican immigrant or Mexican ancestry population. New to Texas and never heard of it? That’s what Wikipedia is for.

After you’ve learned all about it, check out TODO Austin’s sister site We’ve got every Dia de los Muertos event in Austin covered in October and November. Whether it’s your first Day of the Dead or you grew up celebrating this unique and fascinating holiday, now’s the time to get ready for the city-wide party that is Austin’s Dia de los Muertos.


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