Bars & Pubs

Celebrate Day of the Dead in True Mexican Style

By Desta Cullen
14th Oct 2015

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It’s officially October, which means it’s time to make like our Mexican amigos and celebrate the Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, a day dedicated to commemorating your nearest and dearest departed in the most festive way possible. The Mexicans honour the deceased by celebrating life at vibrant festivities all over the country and with a brand so rich in storied Mexico, Espolòn TEQUILA is taking the opportunity this year to celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday. 

This October there’ll be more eating, drinking, and dancing than you can poke a festively painted skull at, and we can’t wait! Our mates over at Espolón TEQUILA are organising the parties of the year, and they want you to celebrate in true Mexican style. But how? We’re glad you asked. There will be epic parties thrown at some of the best bars in Brisbane with Espolón drink specials, DJs, delicious cocktails, plenty of Mexican food, face painting, live art installations and photo booths so you can remember your night forever. 

Are you ready to celebrate living? Here’s where to do it…

Eaton's Hill Hotel 


Get excited northsiders, Day of the Dead is hitting the Eaton's Hill Hotel for a day of serious tequila appreciation, and paying homage to Mexico's rich, contradictory history with fun stuff like face painting, free nachos and tacos, and live music all day. Oh and of course drink specials as far as the eye can see.

Friday 30th October

Story Bridge Hotel

Kangaroo Point

Story Bridge is turning Mexican for Day of the Dead with free face painting, plenty of delish Mexican nosh and their usual fun atmosphere. Kick back with a Espolón margarita or two to get the party started, amigos. 

Saturday 31st October

Hotel Envy


Emulate a real Mexican beach holiday at the Gold Coast's Hotel Envy Day of the Dead celebration! Live music, face-painting and drink specials are on into the wee hours so grab a spot, and fiesta like you mean it.

Saturday 31st October

Editor's Note: This article is proudly sponsored by Espolòn TEQUILA and endorsed by The Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make The Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

Image credit: Espolón Tequila

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