Experience the holiday that reunites the living and the dead. Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, is a time to remember the deceased with food, drinks, activities, and traditions that have been past down for generations. Learn about the history of this vibrant holiday while enjoying café y pan dulce at a staple Tex-Mex restaurant located in El Mercado, the Historic Market Square. Explore the exhibitions within an art institution dedicated to showcasing Latin American culture. Día de los Muertos is not a time to mourn, but a time to celebrate. Come celebrate with us!
Pick ups at downtown area hotel start 30 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Please contact Gray Line San Antonio prior to your tour departure to confirm your reservation.
Once all the guests are picked up, we will begin the tour with an introduction to the history of San Antonio. We will make our way to one of the oldest cemeteries in the nation while passing by significant points of interest.
At our first stop we will learn the history of Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead.
We will then travel to El Mercado- the Historic Market Square- the largest Mexican market in the nation. At El Mercado, we will continue our discussion of Día de los Muertos while taking in the vibrant atmosphere. Guests will receive a voucher to redeem at the bakery to taste authentic pan dulce. Try the pan de muerto!
After our brief stop, we will explore two exhibitions featuring various works of art at an art institution dedicated to showcasing Latino artists, curators, organizations, and community groups.
Tour ends at El Mercado or selected downtown hotel (guest's choice)
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Phone: (800) 341-6000 or (210) 341-6000 -- Please contact Gray Line San Antonio 48 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm your reservation. We pick up at any downtown San Antonio hotel starting 30 minutes prior to the departure time!
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