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Old Town Day of The Dead Celebration
October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm PDT
One event on October 29, 2017 at 10:00am
One event on November 2, 2017 at 4:30pm
The 2017 Old Town San Diego’s Day of The Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration is happening on Saturday, October 28th to Thursday, November 2nd, from 10am to 7pm.
Old Town San Diego’s Día de los Muertos is a celebration of the history, culture, and heritage of the region that honors one of its most important holidays.
Día de los Muertos, celebrated on November 1 and 2 of each year, is considered to be one of the most important holiday’s of the year by many in Mexico and other Latin American countries. The unity between life and death is celebrated when families come together and offer hospitality to the spirits of their loved ones.
This event is designed to celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the San Diego region and to pay homage to this very important and festive tradition. Old Town’s diverse and historic legacy makes it the best site in San Diego to hold this celebration.
Old Town itself takes the place of the mercado, a traditional marketplace, providing goods, entertainment, and regional foods. There will be entertainment and activities for participants of all ages to enjoy.
2017 Event Schedule
Saturday, October 28: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 29: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Procession – November 2: Gathering starts at 4:30 PM. Procession Starts at 6:30 PM.
For more details and the full schedule of events, visit http://www.dayofthedeadsd.com/
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