Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a tradition celebrated in Mexico on the 1st and 2nd of each November. It is a joyful time that helps people remember the deceased and honor their memory.
To honor their deceased loved ones, people build altars in their homes for Día de los Muertos. At these altars:
Dia de los Muertos began hundreds of years ago in Mexico and northern Central America. It is a blend of Aztec, Mayan, Toltec, and Catholic traditions. Now, people celebrate the event in many parts of the world. You can experience Dia de los Muertos locally in LOVE Park.
Past Day of the Dead celebrations in LOVE Park have featured:
The altar is typically on display until November 2.
Check back for detailed information on this years’ event and other fall activities at LOVE Park.