Bilingual Family Friendly Events


Día de los Muertos Altars 

September 15th – November 25th

Community Altars

Community Altars

Visit commemorative altars dedicated to the lives of influential figures who served the Austin community, figures from popular culture, and loved ones who have passed. FREE on Sundays.

Mexic-Arte Museum
419 Congress Ave. Austin, TX. 78701

Noche Navideña


Join the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) for an evening of traditional Latin-American Christmas with children’s arts activities, music, and a special international artist.

December 2, 2017

MACC Zocalo | 4-6PM


Let’s support and bring awareness to Puerto Rico this month! 

Puerto Rican Folklorico Presents

Sembrando Herencia 2017-  

La Promesa Rebelde

A Trilingual Play that pays tribute to ancestors who rebelled against slavery in Puerto Rico. The play includes live music and dancing.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3:00 pm

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702

More info


Practice Spanish around Austin!

Staff at these restaurants speak Spanish… Here are a few Mariposas’ Favorites:

Cheko’s on 2222 is a great choice for breakfast.

-Down South, we recommend La Mexicana. They have great authentic Mexican baked goods & breakfast, lunch or dinner. Open 24 hours!

-A great lunch & dinner place on Anderson Ln is La Casita.

-While you ride around town, don’t forget to tune into http://kutx.org/. Their “Alt Latino” channel is on HD Radio or you can stream it from their player here.