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Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead


Dia de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday to remember and celebrate family members and friends who have died, and to let them know that their loved ones on earth still care about them.The holiday can be traced back 2,500-3,000 years to a month-long Aztec celebration. The celebration was moved to November 1st to connect All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, after Spain conquered the Aztecs in the 16th century.

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  • anniecoleman

    La Calaca Festival's mission is to establish a community-based, volunteer-driven participatory arts culture that honors, promotes and explores the traditions and themes of Dia de Muertos. For more information, visit