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Bienvenidos amigos! The Montie Beach Civic Club is excited for the 5th Anniversary of Day of the Dead (“Dia de los Muertos”) in the Heights. The festival will be held at Montie Beach Park on November 2, 2019 from 12:00pm - 8:00pm.

The focus of this festival has been and will be to provide residents within the Greater Heights a fun and educational Dia de los Muertos experience. Some consider Dia de los Muertos to be among the most vibrant in Latin America and in keeping with that tradition; the performers for this event will be curated to give the audience an immersion of Latin American sights and sounds. In addition, we will be partnering with nearby Elementary school kids and provide interactive exhibits that detail the rich culture and significance of Dia de los Muertos to the Latin American community.

100% of the profits generated from this Event will go towards the Montie Beach Park Improvement Initiative (Montie Beach Civic Club in partnership with the Houston Parks Board).

If you are interested in participating in this years festival please contact us.

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On behalf of the Montie Beach Civic Club and the surrounding neighbors; we could not have done this without your support. Your generosity goes further than just providing the means to have this festival. 

It provides an outlet for area residents to experience the city’s multiculturalism, with respect to the Latin-American community. To some residents, the festival provides a way to reconnect to their roots; and to others it provides the means to improve the urban park where the festival will be held. 

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Vendor Applications are now being accepted! Please email us at diadelosmuertos@montiebeach.org for additional information on how to become a vendor. Vendor space to this event is limited so please-please inquire and apply early. Please download the vendor agreement below and return the completed form to kristin@montiebeach.org or your festival contact.

Your Vendor Fee is Tax Deductible (Read On): All of the profits from this festival go towards improving Montie Beach Park and so we have partnered with the Houston Parks Board (501(c)(3) Non Profit) to assist in our mission. Your vendor payment/donation to become a merchant vendor can be made directly to the Houston Parks Board (Please remember to choose the Montie Beach Park Improvement Initiative from the dropdown list). Checks made payable to Houston Parks Board can also be mailed to 300 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas 77024. Designate your donation to Montie Beach Park by writing it on the memo line of your check. The donation is tax deductible and a tax gift receipt from the Houston Parks Board will be sent to you.

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This year’s festival will be showcasing artwork and performances from Greater – Heights elementary schools. Each schools’ artwork will be proudly displayed inside the Montie Beach Community Center or on the “Ofrenda Hill” and will be available for viewing the entire day of the festival. 

We strongly encourage all festival goers to take some time to view the beautiful artwork provided by these local students.

 
 

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The Houston Parks and Recreation Department prohibits dogs, amphibians, reptiles and snakes that are considered dangerous. This does not include Seeing Eye Dogs and other dogs that provide assistance to physically challenged individuals.

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Thank you for taking the time to visit our webpage. If you would like to be a part of the festival either as a vendor or a sponsor, please contact us at diadelosmuertos@montiebeach.org

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