ANNUAL EVENTS

Each year, the Olvera Street Merchants, in partnership with El Pueblo Historical Monument, host a variety of traditional events.All events are FREE of charge, and open to the public.  All are welcome!
***Updates on in-person events are being noted on each event page. Currently, the Day of the Dead Festival will take place in 2021. Thank you*** 
Muertos Artwalk
Annual event hosting over 30 local artists from the greater Los Angeles area. 
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Day of the Dead
October 25– November 2
Nightly novenario procession begins at 7:00pm, which includes an indigenous blessing ceremony and live performances.
Community altars on display Oct. 28-Nov. 2.
 
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Las Posadas
December 16 - 24 (6:30pm)
Nine-night procession depicting the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. Christmas carols in Spanish and English. Children’s piñata and live entertainment. Click here for more info.

Three Kings Day ~~ Dia de los Reyes
January 6 (6:30pm)
A celebration with music and rosca de Reyes.
 
Candelaria
February 2
Traditional blessing of elaborately dressed statues of Baby Jesus, culminating the Christmas season. Live entertainment and prizes. 

Blessing of the Animals
Saturday before Easter (April 3, 2021)
Centuries-old tradition of blessing animals for the benefits they provide mankind. Fun entertainment throughout the day.
All pets (and people) welcome!
Blessing is from 2:00-3:00pm.

Cinco de Mayo (on or around May 5)
Cinco de Mayo Festival is managed by El Pueblo, and is separate from our traditional events. For more info visit: El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
Fiestas Patrias/Mexican Independence
On or around September 15 & 16

Fiestas Patrias is managed by El Pueblo, and is separate from our traditional events. For more info visit: El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
Interested in volunteering for any of our events?
Please email osmaf.info@gmail.com