Houston, TX 77007
11:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
Join us on Saturday and Sunday, November 2 & 3. MECA will be hosting their Annual Día de los Muertos Festival at 1900 Kane St. Houston, TX 77007.Family friendly and FREE Admission for everyone! MECA’s Día de los Muertos Festival is a public celebration of community folk art tradition that commemorates family and community ancestors.Festival events include a community altar exhibit and competition; food from Latin American countries; as well as cultural and contemporary exciting performances, vendors selling authentic Latin American Dia de los Muertos arts and crafts, and a Calavera Fashion Show.This festival is truly a community cultural event celebrating our ancestors and Latin American traditions. MECA Dia de los Muertos: Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Future is held at MECA's colorful, art-filled campus located at the nationally recognized historic Dow School in Houston's Old Sixth Ward.The event will provide a unique opportunity for those unfamiliar with this tradition to learn how countries throughout the Latin American world celebrate this day, which is commonly known in other cultures as All Souls Day.We invite you to join us in celebrating Dia de los Muertos with us at MECA.For more information, please visit our website: www.meca-houston.org or contact our Executive Director, Alice Valdez, at 832 865 6157.