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Celebrate Day of the Dead in Style with Mexico City’s Marquis Reforma Hotel

Day of the Dead, a lesser-known holiday stateside, is one of Mexico’s most important holidays, celebrated annually on November 1st and 2nd with festivals, cemetery gatherings and candies in the shape of skulls in honor of the lives of loved ones who have passed on.

“Día de Los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) Festival

Comcast & The Unity Council Present An Oakland Greater Bay Area
Celebration of Arts & Traditions

What: The Comcast Presents Día de Los Muertos Festival is a celebration produced by the Unity Council to preserve the Latin American tradition of honoring and remembering the dead. Stretching over nine city blocks, the twelfth annual event will be attended by an anticipated 100,000 people from around the Bay Area. The festival will feature four stages, live Latin music from top regional and local performers, traditional dance, hands-on activities for children, a delectable array of food, hand-made specialty goods and more. In following with this year’s theme of “Honoring The Memories”, twenty-two memorial altars created by professional artists and community groups will be on display.

33rd Annual Festival de la Vida Celebration in San Jose, CA

Last year’s Day of the Dead presentation was a huge hit at SJSU – MLK Library. This year’s celebration will take place in the charming CET Theater at 701 Vine Street in San Jose. It will be the 33rd Annual Festival de la Vida Celebration!!

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