Dia de los Muertos is GOING VIRTUAL in 2020!
Due to COVID restrictions, we will not hold an in-person event this year.
Community Altars will be on display with limited access (details below).
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
VIRTUAL CELEBRATION ON NOVEMBER 1 AT 6:00PM
While we can't have our usual festivities, we didn't want to miss this opportunity to celebrate together, from home! Please join us online for our virtual event. You can also make a donation to help support the Olvera Street Merchants and their work to preserve these cultural traditions. When you fill out your donation form, you can include the name of a loved one that has passed, and we will honor their memory. Thank you!
To support this & other traditional events on Olvera Street, please click here:
October 26 thru 30
10:00am to 4:00pm
October 31 thru November 2
10:00am to 5:00pm
Required Social Distancing
No Drinking, Eating, Smoking, or Loitering
Please follow all
TEATRO DEL BARRIO PRESENTS
La Danza de la Muerte
Will Not Take Place in 2020
October 25 thru November 2
Traditional Mayan Blessing/Soul Cleansing takes place before and after the procession
Grupo Tartalejos – an indigenous Aztec group leading the procession with incense and ceremonial blessing
“Living Muertos” – participants dress up as skeletons on November 1st & 2nd
Procession leads to nightly ceremony in the Kiosko, where the loved ones of a merchant family or special community member is chosen to be honored
Free sweet bread and champurrado are given to all in attendance