The Dia de los Muertos festival in New Braunfels begins Saturday, Oct. 23 at noon, and several streets will be closed for the event.

Beginning at 6 a.m. and lasting until midnight, the city will close off access to North and South Seguin avenues at West Coll Street heading north to West Mill Street, as well as access to West and East San Antonio streets heading west from Market Avenue to Castell Avenue.

Hosted by the New Braunfels Hispanic Business Alliance and sponsored by Tri-City Distributors, the Dia De Los Muertos Festival will include live music, face painting, games for children, local vendors and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships for local students, small business grants and local nonprofits. Noon-10 p.m. Free. Downtown New Braunfels.