Viva la Vida 2022 Festival

Oct. 29
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Parade staging: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Parade launch: 12:00pm; Noon

The Viva la Vida Street Festival is comprised of four major areas: Mariposa Plaza, Muertos Mercado, Lowrider Lane, and Cemetery.


Calavera Central


  • Music by Austin Lowriding
  • Aztec Dancers
  • Ballet Folklorico
  • Costume Contest
  • Information Booth

Mariposa Plaza


  • Making Marigold Flower Crowns
  • Making Monarch Butterfly Mask
  • Decorating Paper Sugar Skulls
  • Coloring Ofrendas
  • Plus More!

Muertos Mercado


Muertos Merchants

Viva la Vida features over 20 Día de los Muertos inspired artists, artisans, vendors, and makers! Visit the Muertos Mercado for the perfect addition to your Día de los Muertos altar or the perfect gift for a friend.


Lowrider Lane


Austin Lowriding presents lowriders, bikes, chrome, and hydraulics with fifteen of Austin’s finest rides. See them in action during the parade and get a closer look at the details at the exhibition!

Tejano Legends and Freestyle Showcase Presented by Austin Lowriding + Latin Freestyle Records