Join us on Saturday, October 28th from 3:00pm to 8:00pm as Downtown Chula Vista transforms into a beautiful and lively, cempacuchil filled celebration for the 3rd Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration!
This free community event will include fun for the entire family and is a great way for the community to come together to honor our loved ones that have passed, while still celebrating life. The celebration includes a community altar, an Altar Contest and Catrín/Catrína Ensemble Contest for cash prizes, music and dance performances from three different locations, kids crafts, treats, delicious food, vendors, themed photo opps throughout the neighborhood and a special screening of Guillermo del Toro’s Book of Life in the Memorial Bowl starting at 7:00pm!
This year’s free celebration includes an Altar Contest with three different categories (Best Altar Created by School/Students, Best Altar Created by General Public & Best Overall Altar) with a cash prize of $500 each for School/Students and General Public and a $1,000 cash prize for Best Overall.
Catrín & Catrína Ensemble Contest
Guests are also encouraged to dress up in traditional Catrín attire or put their own twist on the traditional look, the best and most creative look will also take home a cash prize ranging from $100 to $500! The categories for the contest include Best Youth (12 and under), Best Catrín (Male), Best Catrína (Female), and Best Couple.
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