Street closures to know for New Braunfels' Dia De Los Muertos festival taking place tomorrow, Oct. 23

The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration will take place in downtown. (Courtesy Mikie Farias Photography)
The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration will take place in downtown. (Courtesy Mikie Farias Photography)

The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration will take place in downtown. (Courtesy Mikie Farias Photography)

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. www.nbddlm.com

By Eric Weilbacher

Editor, New Braunfels and San Marcos/Buda/Kyle

Eric joinedCommunity Impact Newspaper as an editor in July 2021, returning to journalism after several years in the New Braunfels business community. Prior to CI, Eric freelanced for multiple publications and was a reporter for the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. He brings a passion for accurate, compelling story telling and human interest to his work.

By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019. After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China. At CI, Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels.



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