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Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

43rd Annual Dia de Muertos Parade & Celebration

Rooted in Mexican tradition, Dia de Muertos serves as a joyous occasion to celebrate life and honor the memory of loved ones that have passed away. This year’s theme is “Muertos de la Risa.”
Join us for this FREE and longest-running Dia de Muertos celebration in the city. We, along with After School Matters, invite you to an evening of spectacle and ancestral remembrance. There will be face painting, art activities, performances, street-level ofrendas and a community procession. Bring your walking shoes, your muertos inspired attire, and/or your own mobile ofrenda— fill the neighborhood with joy and laughter.
Refreshments such as hot chocolate and pan de muerto (Mexican sweet bread) will be served.
Event attendees will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from SGA Youth & Family Services, providing information regarding our Cycle of Opportunity, and our many programs for parenting, early childhood, school-based services, workforce development, and college readiness and success. In addition, other community resources will be present to share information on the safety and well-being of children and families, learn how to save money on utility bills and energy efficiency, and improve your quality of life through accessible quality programming for youth and adults. Attendees may also purchase Dia de Muertos-inspired art and handmade jewelry from artistic community vendors.


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