Make out of this world Dia de los Muertos decorations at home

Missy's Craft Corner gets creative at SA Live

SAN ANTONIO – Can't find the perfect Dia de los Muertos decorations? Make your own!

Missy's Craft Corner popped by SA Live to show Mike and Fiona how to get crafty - Dia de los Muertos style.

Day of the Dead is an important part of the San Antonio community's culture.

The city of San Antonio and Visit San Antonio are joining forces to create a family-friendly festival that officials said will make the Alamo City the destination for celebrating Dia de los Muertos in the United States.

San Antonio plans huge Day of the Dead event

The marquee event will be held Nov.1, when a unique River Walk parade, Catrineras on the River, featuring colorful barges decorated with skeletons, skulls, candles, incense, marigolds and pan de muerto.

The parade will be broadcast live from 7-10 p.m. on KSAT 12 and livestreamed on

It will end at the Arneson Theatre with a performance by Day of the Dead dancers and performances by mariachis and mojigangas, or giant dancing puppet figures.

About the Author:

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.