Celebrating Day of the Dead to Remember Loved Ones

Monday 25th, October 2021 / 15:39 Written by
Celebrating Day of the Dead to Remember Loved Ones

Celebrating Day of the Dead Happens in Many Different Ways in San Antonio

Celebrating Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos is a time to remember our loved ones and celebrate their lives. Below are some ways to celebrate their memory in San Antonio:

San Antonio Museum of Art – Dia de los Muertos Family Day

The San Antonio Museum of Art is hosting a Touch-Free Family Day celebrating Día de los Muertos on Sunday, November 7. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., families can explore the Latin American galleries with a bilingual, self-paced scavenger hunt and learn more about Día de los Muertos with a link to a storytime video. Kids can also decorate a traditional sugar skull and craft tissue paper cempasuchil (marigolds). The best part? It’s free for SAISD students and families.


Link for art activity video demonstrations, virtual story time, and self-guided gallery walk available in the art kit. Art kits are first come, first served.

Link: https://www.samuseum.org/events/event/touch-free-family-day-dia-de-los-muertos/?year=2021&month=11&day=7&hour=17&minute=0&second=0 

La Panadería – Pan de Muerto


Brothers José and David Cáceres opened bakery-cafe La Panadería in 2014 to share their Mexican heritage and love for baking with the people of their adopted hometown of San Antonio, Texas. So the Pan De Muerto is a way to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, a day to honor our loved ones memories.

Highlighting Mexico’s “Bread Cultura,” La Panadería will offer their classic Día de Los Muertos pan dulce like Pan De Muerto and specialty pan dulce boxes starting Oct. 15. Guests can order their family-sized Pan de Muerto online or in-store, with pickup available from Oct. 28 – 31.

Online order: https://lapanaderia.com/collections/pan-de-muerto 

Dia de los Muertos Cocktail from Twang

Image Credit: Mario Maldonado


Single serving: Twang-A-Rita Unwind Lime

1oz Bourbon

1oz Gin

.5 oz simple syrup

.25 oz lime juice

Shaken topped with ginger beer 

Two dashes Angostura bitters

Recipe credit to Aaron Peña, Owner of Amor Eterno and Squeezebox in San Antonio, TX

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