San Diego's Dia de los Muertos Festival in Old Town

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Dia de los Muertos Telemundo

Old Town San Diego's Día de los Muertos is a celebration of the history, culture, and heritage of the region that honors one of its most important holidays. It is at this time that the spirits of loved ones who have died return to earth to celebrate with friends and family, during this happy, festive, very artistic, and visually stimulating time, which is not in any way to be confused with Halloween.

Traditional and contemporary Día de los Muertos altars will be set up throughout the park and greater Old Town community for visitors to enjoy. In various museums in the park, there will also be altars commemorating the people who lived and worked in Old Town during the 1800s. There will be arts & crafts, food, music and more at this family event.

  • Friday 11/2 - Noon to 9pm: Enjoy the festival and procession
  • Saturday 11/3 - 11am to 9pm: Enjoy the festival and a parade
  • Sunday 11/4 - 11am to 6pm: The festival continues

Visit over 40 altars of remembrance presented in both traditional and contemporary ways, including a public altar where you are encouraged to participate by adding your own mementos and photos.

By using this MAP you will be able to visit Old Town's finest establishments that support and participate in this event. You will find shops, galleries, museums, and restaurants where many will be offering traditional entertainment, art shows, crafts, sugar skull face painting, and/or special menus and drinks.

Join Chino from Channel 93.3 and event sponsor Telemundo 20 on Saturday (11/3) from 6-8pm at Dia del los Muertos in Old Town for fun and prizes

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