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Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest

September 13 - November 2

Prepare yourself for the biggeset, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 26 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta…

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Culinaria Wine + Food Festival

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

It’s the place to see San Antonio’s best chefs all in one place and all you pay is the price of admission to rub elbows with some of the brightest stars in our city. Not to mention, taste, taste and taste some more of the culinary creations they’ve designed. Add to the flavors your choice of wine, beer or cocktail and the setting of the Texas Hill Country and your weekend is complete!

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SeaWorld San Antonio’s Howl-O-Scream & Spooktacular

September 27 - October 27

Spooktacular: Enjoy kid-friendly Halloween shows and activities, fun for both kids and parents alike! Take an underwater adventure while you trick-or-treat through the park. Then work as a team to make your way through the hay maze. But don’t forget to visit your furry friends at Pet’s Ahoy to see a special Halloween show. Howl-O-Scream: Howl-O-Scream has transformed the peaceful park you once knew into something sinister this Halloween. Nightfall has awakened hundreds of creatures roaming scare zones and lurking…

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Día de los Muertos San Antonio

October 26 - October 27

Día de los Muertos San Antonio, the largest and most unique celebration of Day of the Dead in Texas, expands out of La Villita into Hemisfair. The free, two-day, family-friendly event — popularly known as "Muertos Fest” — blends traditional Day of the Dead art and culture with a curated line-up of alt-Latino music, old-school conjunto legends, and the stylings of local bands that have created the unique San Antonio sound. USA Today hails the event as “one of 10…

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Muertitos Fest: Mestizo

November 1 @ 6:00 am - November 2 @ 4:00 pm

This November 1-2, 2019 SAY Sí presents its FREE Muertitos Fest, a Día de los Muertos festival celebrating the tradition that ties our city to Mexico and commemorates the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio. Día de los Muertos, originating in Mexico, is a time when families and communities remember those dearly departed and honor the continuity of life. Every year, SAY Sí curates one of San Antonio’s most comprehensive Día de los Muertos celebrations, providing educational context to the…

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Day of the Dead San Antonio

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us in celebrating Day of the Dead San Antonio in La Villita Historic Arts Village! Enjoy hands-on, family-friendly activities in Las Catrinas Plaza. Explore Día de los Muertos altars and see colorful skull sculptures. Experience culinary delights from premier chefs from Mexico and San Antonio in the Barrio Gastronomico. Have your face painted with the traditional and historic calavera design. You have never seen a Day of the Dead celebration like this before.

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Muertitos Fest: Mestizo Exhibition Opening

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The exhibition opening of SAY Sí’s Muertitos Fest, a 2-day Día de los Muertos festival celebrating the tradition that ties our city to Mexico and commemorates the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio.

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Celebrate Day of the Dead at Centro de Artes!

October 24, 2019 - January 19, 2020

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture will celebrate Day of the Dead with two exhibitions opening on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Centro de Artes Gallery. The Day of the Dead in Art Curated by Dr. Ruben Cordova Artistically, Mexico has defined Day of the Dead since the late 19th century, with printmaker José Guadalupe Posada as the key figure. Mexican artists have continuously produced quantities of stellar art. The national government has aggressively and successfully…

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration con Esperanza

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us in celebrating our dearly departed familia, friends, and ancestors at our annual Día de los Muertos celebration! Admission is free! There will be displays of community altars/ofrendas, live music, face painting for children, food, and more! The evening will highlight readings of literary ofrendas to remember our dead, and calavera poems that poke fun at the living and their untimely encounters with La Muerte or La Catrina. We will also have a procession through the neighborhood, so please…

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Día de los Muertos at Pearl

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - November 2 @ 9:00 pm

Pearl honors the lives of lost loved ones with the third annual celebration of Dia de los Muertos November 1 and 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. Altars will be on display across Pearl property with live music, a procession, art making, and more available for patrons to enjoy. Both days will feature traditional altars created by local and regional artists. The entire event is free and open to the public (costumes and face painting are encouraged).

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Celebrando Tradiciones: Dia de los Muertos

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Free and open to the public! Join us Friday, November 1, 2019 from 6pm - 11pm at the Guadalupe Patio and participate in art-making workshops, face-painting, and visit community altars while enjoying pan de muerto y chocolate. Our Dia de los Muertos Altar Exhibit in Galeria Guadalupe will be open from 10am - 10pm.

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Catrineras on the River

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On November 1st we will officially kick off Day of the Dead San Antonio with “Catrineras on the River,” a river parade consisting of the city’s famous river barges dressed and decorated in Day of the Dead spirit. As the barges navigate along the San Antonio River, Day of the Dead characters will participate in La Danza de las Mojigangas at the Arneson River Theatre, including mariachis and other surprises for the audience.

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Día de los Muertos on the Old Spanish Trail

November 2 - November 15

Since 1977, Centro Cultural has opened its doors to tourists and residents to take part in the biggest and oldest Dia de los Muertos Celebration paying tribute to this ancient tradition. Centro Cultural Aztlan celebrates the Annual Dia de los Muertos with a group exhibition of Altares y Ofrendas on November 2nd. Community artists are invited to create altares in our gallery and help facilitate a dialogue that examines the history and traditions of this cultural festivity. This event illustrates…

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Celebrating Life 5K Race

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate life in the South of San Antonio! Participants will receive a commemorative event shirt, water bottle and participation medal. Runners can have their faces painted by a team of Day of the Dead makeup artists before the race. The first runner to cross the finish line will win a trip to experience Mexico City's Marathon in 2020.

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Outdoor Film Series: Coco

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film Coco (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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Family Day: Dia de los Muertos

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Museum invites children and their families to explore the collections, create art, and share Sundays together. This Family Day is themed Dia de los Muertos!

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