November Festival Listing

Celebration of the Art of the Day of the Dead, La Villita, last week of Oct – Nov 2, 10am – 6pm daily. Student papier mache and other art on display. On the last day, a dance group will perform. (210)207-8612. Free. www.lavillita.com.

Corona Coffins on Parade, Hallowe’en Day. Imagine floating coffins in barges traveling along the San Antonio River, as your children squeal in horror or delight. Of course this eerie parade can only be celebrated at night when all the ghosts and goblins come to life. Crowds line the banks of the river to view the coffins passing by on the world famous San Antonio River Walk. Dicks Last Resort will be hosting the after party at 9pm with live music and much much more! Free to see. www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com

Holiday River Parade & Lighting Ceremony, annually the Friday after Thanksgiving, all along the River, at 7:00 pm the switch is thrown and approximately 122,000 twinkling lights form a magical canopy over San Antonio's River Walk. The spectacular one-hour barge parade features decorated illuminated floats with celebrities, bands and lavishly-costumed participants. Ticket Prices: $10, $15, $18, $20, $25, or you can see it free from the windows of your room at the Riverwalk Vista! For ticket sales go to www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com.

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