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Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead

Día de los Muertos, is celebrated in Old Town on the weekend prior to or on the actual dates of November 1 and 2.
This holiday 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 foster this celebration.

Old Town itself takes the place of the mercado, a traditional marketplace, providing goods, entertainment,
and regional food

Old Town Day Of the Dead

San Diego Avenue
San Diego, CA 92110

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Nov 1 - Nov 2, 2020

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