Round Rock Dia de los Muertos Festivities

PIC_DIAROUNROCKDowntown Round Rock, Saturday, Nov. 8, 6-10 p.m.
Williamson County Hispanic Heritage Committee, Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, City of Round Rock, Round Rock Arts and Univision will be sponsoring a Día de los Muertos procession and festival from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in downtown Round Rock.
Día de los Muertos is a traditional Meso-American holiday dedicated to the ancestors; it honors both death and the cycle of life.
Schedule of Events
3 p.m. — Remembrance Making
5 p.m. — Line up for Procession at Prete Plaza
6 p.m. — Start procession to Main Street Plaza
6 p.m. — Craft vendors and Art Gallery in ArtSpace
6 p.m. — Nicole Reyes
6:30 p.m. — Mariachi Los Gallos
6:45 p.m. — Austin Samba
7:15 p.m. — Round Rock Ballet Folklorico
8 p.m. — Salero, Latin tropical band

Participants are encouraged to dress up and join the procession to be part of the celebration. No vehicles will be allowed in the Procession.

We would like costumes in the following categories:

Elvis look-alikes
Frida Kahlo look-alikes
“La Catrina” (La Calavera Catrina – The Elegant Skeleton)
Large puppets
Sugar skull painted faces
Colonial Mexico
Music makers
Marching bands

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