Please join the Round Rock Ballet Folklorico for the Fifth Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 2 - 10 p.m. at the Centennial Plaza, located at 301 W. Bagdad Ave. in Round Rock.
The event kicks off at 2 p.m. with performances by Copperfield Elementary Ballet Folklorico at 2:15 p.m., Round Rock Ballet Folklorico at 2:30 p.m., Lehman High School Mariachi from Kyle at 3 p.m., Ballet Folklorico South Texas College at 4 p.m. and Alexandra Dorantes at 4:30 p.m. There will also be arts and crafts for the family to enjoy during the day.
To continue with the festivities, the evening will feature a parade through downtown Round Rock right before night fall at 5:15 p.m. The parade participants include local dance groups of all ages, as well as community residents who are welcome to wear their favorite Dia de los Muertos costume and even bring their pets along. The parade will be followed with performances by Rick Fuentes & The Brown Express at 5:45 p.m., Round Rock Ballet Folklorico at 6:40 p.m. and Dia Cero at 7 p.m.
To conclude the day-long celebration, Round Rock Dia de los Muertos Festival is proud to announce this year's headliner, Las Fenix. Back by pipular demand, Las Fenix is an all-female band of five sisters from Houston with a strong following base.
New this year, the event will feature a truck exhibit showcasing all Ford truck models that are 1979 and older.
The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Yolanda Sanchez with Round Rock Ballet Folklorico at 512-659-5667.