Prepare for Day of the Dead with the Texas Marigold Festival

Celebrate the colorful flower adorning altars this season.

Texas Marigold Festival

Find inspiration for your Día de los Muertos ofrenda at the Texas Marigold Festival

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With Día de los Muertos around the corner, San Antonio is about to be sprinkled with ofrendasand marigolds. The traditional flower, used on altars, are said to lead souls to their family homes with their bright colors and aromatic scent.

Marigold maniac? You’re in luck. There’s a local festival just up the road in Blanco entirely dedicated to this flor de muertos. Visitors can enjoy an entire week of events including silk dyeing with marigolds, the Marigold Market, a fire show, and a family-friendly showing of Coco. The Texas Marigold Festival will run from Fri., Oct. 22-Sun., Oct 30.

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