Festival Activities

Kids' Corner sponsored by The Birmingham Museum of Art

Enjoy our amazing Kids Corner provided by The Birmingham Museum of Art located at the far side of the Mercado with plenty of interesting crafts. Open from 5p-8p. Be sure to tag us on Instagram and Facebook. #ddlmalabam

Mercado and Face Painting

Local artists from the region come together to share their Dia de los Muertos inspired crafts. Be sure to visit the Mercado from 5PM - 11PM and grab your own Dia de los Muertos inspired art.

Our amazingly talented face painters, who give life and the authentic look to the Dia de los Muetos Festival, will be located in the Mercado from 5p-11p. Stop by and become your own walking piece of art.

* Art Vendor sign ups are full for this year.

Food and Drink

The Day of the Dead festival hosts some of the most authentic Mexican food vendors in the Birmingham area. Enjoy many of your favorite foods like street tacos, tamales, aguas frescas, tortas, quesadillas, gorditas, corn on the cob, and much more.  Enjoy the Corona/Modelo Beer Garden along with The Cantina’s Famous Margaritas made with Hornitos Tequila.


Cantina On Wheels Noa Noa dog's Mas Michoacana Homemade Ice Cream & Authentic Mexican Food Elotez Azadoz Caribbean Style Pina Colada & Puerco Loco Taqueria Mexico Taqueria las Garzas Tacos La Tia Paisa Vintage Comfort Food Co. Taco Morro Loco El Taco Truck Master Tacos Carlile's BBQ Pupuseria Lupita Mi Pueblo Supermarket Los Valedores

Schedule of Events 

5:00 PM — Lobo DJ

6:00 PM — Mariachi Rio Verde Serenades Altars

6:15 PM — Baile Folklorico St. Francis Xavier

6:40 PM — Mariachi Rio Verde

7:00 PM — Memorial Roll - Bare Hands second line brass band leads procession 

7:45 PM — Frida Kahlo Ceremony & Danza Aztec Xochipilla

8:15PM — La Tropakumbiambera

9:00 PM — Lobo DJ

9:30 PM — Raffle Giveaways

9:30 PM — The Iguanas

Event Map