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Dia de los Muertos Festival 2021: Street portion cancelled

Day of the dead
Posted at 7:16 PM, May 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-04 15:21:33-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to be prominent in our community, the organizers of the popular Dia De Los Muertos Festival have decide to cancel the street festival portion of the celebration.

Despite the cancellation, there will still be several safe social distanced activities that the festival will offer. You can find a list of these activities provided by the Corpus Christi Dia De Los Muertos Festival website below.

  • Extravagancia de Piñatas

Contest for K-12 groups

  • Youth Art Exhibition
  • Walk of Remembrance Ofrenda Display
  • Downtown Altar Tour

Self-guided walking tour of altars

  • Tienditas de Dia de los Muertos Market
  • Mil Milagros

Fine Art Exhibition featuring local artists age 18+

  • Dia de los Muertos Art Collection
  • Tribute to Frida and Diego
  • Ofrenda and Photography Exhibition
  • Virtual Programming

On social media, website, and YouTube
You can find more information on these event's on the festival's website.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The popular festival is back! Corpus Christi's Dia de los Muertos festival is making it's comeback in 2021 after skipping a year due to the pandemic. The festival will be held on October 30, 2021.

Festival organizers say they have a lot in store, and more information will be released as the date gets closer.