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Viva la Vida 2017 Festival & Parade

Oct 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mexic-Arte Museum’s Viva La Vida Fest is Austin’s largest and longest-running Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival. The festival features a Grand Procession, the Education Pavilion with hands-on art activities and artist demos, a celebration with traditional foods, local artist and retail booths, a low-rider exhibition, live music and performances throughout the day. This year’s festival will honor Frida Kahlo in conjunction with the autumn exhibit Diego & Frida: A Smile in the Middle of the Way.

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Grand Procession Noon-1PM
Festival Noon-8PM
4th and Congress
FREE ADMISSION!
View the official Viva la Vida website at bit.ly/DDLM17
PARADE
Staging: 10am – 12:00pm
March: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Stage on 5th St. between IH35 NBFR and Waller Street.
More info: http://mexic-artemuseumevents.org/viva-la-vida-2017/#/parade
Register at /http://bit.ly/vivaparade17
FESTIVAL
Time: 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: 4th and Congress
Free Admission!
Sections:
Calavera Central
-Main Stage with Bidi Bidi Banda, Tiarra Girls, Kalua, Johnny Degollado, and DJ uLOVEi
-Information Booth
-Altar to Extinct Species by the Center for Biological Diversity
-Authentic tacos and more from Veracruz all Natural
Mariposa Makers Plaza
-Flower Crowns, Frida Photo Booth, Puppets and more with the Education Department
-Live Screen Printing by Bibliographia
-Face Painting by On the Spot Body Art
Muertos Mercado
-Artisan crafted goods inspired by Frida and Dia de Los Muertos. Vendors TBA.
Lowrider Lane
-Lowrider exhibition by Austin Lowriding
-East Stage featuring Freestyle Showcase by Austin Lowriding
-Tacos from Vaquero Taquero
-Fresh Paletas from Mom & Pops
Graveyard
-Mexic-Arte Museum’s Graveyard photo area
-Casket Artwork by Federico Archuleta
-Dia de los Muertos vendors
-Antojitos, mangonadas, and more from Hay Elotes
View the official Viva la Vida website at bit.ly/DDLM17
#dayofthedead #vivalavida #diadelosmuertos #vlv #atx

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Date:
Oct 28, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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