Dia De Los Muertos


Pearl Park will be transformed into the rich traditional Mexican holiday that remembers family and friends that have passed away with altars/ofrendas, music, a procession, children's crafts, and programming. The celebration will take place on November 1 and 2. The first day will be focused on children’s workshops, performances, will feature milkshakes by Honeysuckle Tea Time, and literary artist Carmen Tafolla will read and emcee the evening performances. The second day will feature a performance by Patricia Vonne and the all-female mariachi group Las Coronelas. Both days will feature stilt walkers by the Guadalupe Dance Company and alters by regional artists that include: The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Art Pace, Regina Moya, Franco Mondini-Ruiz, Cruz Ortiz, and Cristina Sosa Noriega.

2017 Schedule

November 1st 4 -7 pm

  • Milkshakes and treats by Honeysuckle Tea Time

  • 4-7 pm -  Children's Crafts by Southwest School of Art and Magik Theatre

  • 4-7 pm - Face Painting by Hippy’s FX

  • 5-6 pm - Calavera Stilt Walkers by the Guadalupe Dance Company 

On Pearl Park Stage:

  • 5-7 pm- Carmen Tafolla will serve as emcee and perform a reading

  • 5 pm- Performance by Los Inocentes

  • 6 pm- Performance by Conjunto Taller

November 2nd 5 - 9 pm

  • Treats by La Paleteria

  • 5-6 pm- Artist tour of altares

  • 5-6 pm - Calavera Stilt Walkers

  • 6-7pm- Procession

On Pearl Park Stage:

  • 5-9 pm- Kristin Forrester will serve as emcee and perform a reading

  • 7-8 pm- Mariachi Las Coronelas

  • 8- 9 pm- Patricia Vonne