Get Involved – we have lots of ways to participate in the Dia de los Muertos Festival!
ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO
Our Arts and Crafts Expo has over 85 amazingly talented artists, artisans, make-up artists and bakers! Would you like to be vendor?
The Arts & Crafts Expo Application System is now open. The deadline to apply is September 10.
FOOD TRUCKS AND BOOTHS
TO APPLY TO BE A FOOD VENDOR, PLEASE CONTACT BELINDA EDWARDS AT (361)947-6895
MAKE AN OFRENDA
Create an ofrenda (altar) to exhibit in the annual Walk of Remembrance Ofrenda Display in the historic Ritz Theater.
All are welcome to participate! The Walk of Remembrance features altars by community members, a large community altar at center stage (pictured) and a tribute wall where visitors may leave photos and memorials for deceased loved ones.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH
Youth Art Exhibition
For students in Grades 8 - 12
Extravagancia de Piñatas
PIñata Contest in which K-12 Students compete in groups for classroom awards
Join us in the Kids Corner at the Festival for Dia de los Muertos crafts and games!
Volunteers help make the Dia de los Muertos Festival possible! Jobs include assisting with Event Set-Up, Directing people through the ofrenda display, Bartending, working in a ticket or merchandise booth, and more. Our volunteers receive an exclusive event T-Shirt, festival koozie, poster and reusable shopping bag, plus snacks and refreshments in the Vendor Appreciation room. PLUS, it’s tons of fun!
Instructions to sign up will be posted in August