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The Source: Day Of The Dead In San Antonio

David Martin Davies

Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead has deep cultural and historical roots in the city. We talk with the organizers and participants of MuertosFest, the celebration boasts processions, altar contests, and lots of music. 

What is the cultural significance of Dia de Los Muertos in San Antonio?


  • Jesus de la Torre, participant in altar competition
  • Faith Radle, organizer of MuertosFest
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive