Frequently Asked Questions and Information
RTA is providing a FREE Park-N-Ride from 2:30 pm until 12:30 am.:
1. From City Hall and County Courthouse parking lots - catch the bus on Leopard St.
2. From the Sandollar Parking Lot at Texas A & M University - CC.
You'll be dropped off in the center of the festival at the DDLM Mural
at Starr and Upper Broadway.
Where to Park
We encourage attendees to use
RTA's Free Park-N-Ride from City Hall, County Courthouse, or TAMUCC's Sandollar Parking Lot. Another option is to take a ride service like Uber or Lyft.
Several adjacent streets are
"No Parking" zones during the festival. Before you you park, be sure to look for cones with small No Parking signs. They are sometimes hard to spot.
Paid Downtown Parking is available in multiple areas downtown.
Three nearby include:
Garage at Schatzel & Chaparral ($7.50)
Lot at Mesquite & Lomax
Lot at Water & Schatzel
Outdoor bars will be accepting both cash and credit card payments. Please get in the appropriate line and have your ID ready!
Every drink purchase benefits K Space Contemporary, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that hosts the DDLM Festival, art education programming, and many murals around CC.
Do not bring an ice chest or alcoholic beverages into the festival zone. Ice Chests are prohibited by city ordinance and TABC licensing.
Alcoholic beverages may not be taken outside of the festival zone. Please dispose of them before you exit.
The festival offers a variety of food by 25 local vendors serving everything from tacos and nachos, to hamburgers, pizza and barbecue!
Drinks may be purchased at festival bars: beer, seltzers, soft drinks, water, and lemonade.
Picnic Tables are available in the Parking lot by the Ritz Stage and in La Retama Park.
Official 2023 Dia de los Muertos Swag is available in the Merch Booth located on Starr St. near the L & F Main Stage.
Posters from 2008 - 2023
Every purchase benefits K Space Contemporary, a 501c3 non-profit organization that hosts the DDLM Festival and facilitates much of the public art (murals) in Corpus Christi.
Information & Assistance
The Information Booth is located inside of K Space Contemporary at the main desk. Please enter at 415D Starr Street.
If you need to report a minor injury, theft, or violent behavior, you may speak to one of the Off-Duty Police Officers onsite throughout the event.
Volunteers are wearing purple t-shirts. If you need assistance, ask a volunteer to help.
Festival Lost and Found will be located inside K Space Contemporary at the front desk.
In the event of an emergency,
please call 911.
Where to Stay
Holiday Inn Marina is offering a block of rooms at a special rate. The Holiday Inn Marina is located only one block from the Main Stage!
Pets and Service Animals
While the festival is outdoors we do not recommend anyone bring their pets unless they are service animals. The festival is crowded and loud which may cause undue stress to pets.