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PHOTOS: Dia de los Muertos Festival at Waterloo Park honors the dead with Mexican tradition

David Esparza attended the Dia de los Muertos Festival dressed as La Catrina. (Christina Garcia/Austonia)

In flower crowns and Calavera face paint, Austinites gathered at the new Waterloo Park for what might be a new tradition for Dia de Los Muertos in Austin.

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Long live Dia de los Muertos: Austinites stick to tradition and put up altars despite COVID
(Chris Caselli)

The Mexic-Arte Museum's Day of the Dead Exhibition last year.

With films like Coco streaming on Disney+ and Day of the Dead Barbies lining Walmart shelves, it is clear that the commercial aspects of Dia de los Muertos are alive and well.

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