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Dia de los Muertos

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Dia de los Muertos - Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Day of the Dead Celebrations

Honor your lost loved ones and culturally immerse yourself in traditional and authentic Mexican Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations throughout San Diego.

Sherman Heights Dia de los Muertos

When: October 19-November 2, 2017
Embrace Mexican culture during Sherman Heights' Dia de los Muertos with a traditional celebration, official altar blessing, live performances, food and more.

La Vista Memorial Park and Mortuary Dia de los Muertos

When: October 21, 2017
La Vista Memorial Park and Mortuary Dia de los Muertos will provide world renown programs of music, folk dancing, entertainment, food and hand crafted items.

Old Town San Diego's Day of the Dead

When: October 28-November 2, 2017
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.

Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration

When: October 28, 2017
Celebrate life with live performances, art-making workshops, a student art exhibit, artist demos, food trucks and more at the Encinitas Dia de los Muertos.

Dia de los Muertos, Oceanside

When: October 29, 2017
Dia de los Muertos, or "Day of the Dead," is an all-day community event with diverse cultural traditions, remembering and honoring deceased loved ones.

Carrera de los Muertos San Diego

When: October 29, 2017
Enjoy a festive and scenic 5k run along downtown’s San Diego Bay and stay to celebrate in Embarcadero Park South with mariachi, dancers and comida deliciosa!

21st Annual Día de los Muertos Festival

When: November 1, 2017
Each year, guests are invited to create altars to remember and honor their loved ones in a special area outside of the Center's museum; the event also features live music, traditional Mexican fare, sugar skull decorating, and more.

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