Saturday, Oct. 29, 1-8 p.m.
Prete Main Street Plaza
Join the Williamson County Hispanic Heritage Committee, Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, City of Round Rock, Round Rock Arts, Univision and King’s Hawaiian for the fourth annual Dia de los Muertos procession and festival Saturday, Oct. 29 from 1-8 p.m. The free festival celebrates the rich cultural heritage of Mexico and promotes cultural diversity for families of Round Rock and surrounding communities. Individuals and entire families are welcome to join in the celebration at Centennial Plaza, located at 301 West Bagdad, in downtown Round Rock.
Día de los Muertos is a traditional Mesoamerican holiday dedicated to the ancestors honoring both death and the cycle of life. This festival pays tribute to the tradition that has been celebrated in Mexico for centuries. Come and enjoy crafts and activities for kids and art, music, dancing and food vendors.
Performers include Nicole Reyes, Bendiciones Ballet Folklorico, Childbloom Guitar Program, Stony Point Mariachis, Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, Mariachi Relampago, Bluebonnet Choir and headliner Las Fenix. Participants are encouraged to dress up and join the procession to be part of the celebration.
To participate in the parade, get vendor or volunteer information, visit roundrocktexas.gov/dia.