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Day of the Dead, a fiesta for the living

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Day of the Dead, Día de Muertos, what is it? Learn more about this very interesting Mexican traditional celebration in the start of the month of November.

PuertoVallarta’s insight:

From October 28 to November 2 Puerto Vallarta celebrates The Day of the Dead, and has prepared a series of activities for you, which will be held in different venues around the city.

Enjoy a delicious Pan de Muerto while walking through art galleries and get to see the traditional altars and flower carpets.

The program follows:
 

Wednesday October 28th

5:30pm – Venue : OPC – Art Galleries Tour and welcome cocktail

Venue: Art Walk – Tour no guiado de galerías de arte

Venue: Café Des Artistes y OPC -Live music, flower carpets, murals and visitors guide distribution.

Thursday October 29th

5:00pm – Venue: Del Refugio Church – Introducing the Camerata Orchestra School of Puerto Vallarta

6:00pm – Conference “The History of Death in Ancient Mexico”, Los Muertos film festival presents “Macario”

7:00pm – Special menus at restaurants

9:30pm – Visitors guide distribution

Friday October 30th

9:30am – Venue: Different spots across the city – Flower, sawdust and sand carpet exhibit.

10:00am .-Venue: Lázaro Cárdenas Square – Interactive Altar Opening – Altar tour Downtown Vallarta, Decorated boats in honor of deceased captains

7:00pm – Venue: 5 de Diciembre Cementery- Music and Beer Festival

Saturday October 31st

10:00am – Venue: Cuale Island – Paint your Calaverita

12:00pm -Screening “La Leyenda de la Nahuala”

4:00pm – Face painting for récord Guinness

5:30pm – Venue: 5 de Diciembre Cementery -Catrinas and giant puppets parade

6:30pm – Venue: Hidalgo Park – Mixcoatl folkloric ballet from Aguascalientes

7:00pm – Venue: Muelle Street – Silence walk ” Catrinas y Catrines”

Music and Beer Festival

11:00pm – “Catrinas” Post party – Prizes for the best costumes

Sunday November 1st

10:00am – Venue: 5 de Diciembr Cementery – Religious ceremony

4:00pm – Venue: Lázaro Cárdenas Square- Little angels party, Pan de muerto exhibit and gathering

7:00pm – Xiutla folkloric ballet exhibit – Music and Beer Festival on Muelle Street

8:00pm – Screening “El libro de la vida”

Monday November 2nd

11:00am – Venue: Armas Square – Exhibit “Las Catrinas de Lupe” by Karla Moreno Producciones

11:30am – Venue: 5 de Diciembre Cementery – Parade “La Caravana de la Muerte”

7:00pm – Venue: Local Market – Gathering “Una noche de muertos en Puerto Vallarta”

7:30pm – Xiutla folkloric ballet exhibit ” Día de Muertos Special”

9:30pm – Catrinas contest award ceremony

10:00pm – Festival Closure

11:00pm – Fireworks

DAILY ACTIVITIES

DOWNTOWN

-Altar our Downtown Vallarta

-Art exhibit at OPC gallery

-Unguided tour Art Walk galleries

-Altar tour through the city

-Restaurant altar tour

-Flower carpet

LOS MUERTOS PIER

– Decorated boats in honor of deceased captains

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