SANTA MONICA—On Saturday, October 22, the city of Santa Monica will kick off celebrations for Dia De Los Muertos. The two-week celebration of the Mexican holiday will be held at the Harvest Festival at the Santa Monica Main Public Library.

The Harvest Festival starts at 12:00 p.m. and concludes at 2:30 p.m. The event, which will celebrate Dia De Los Muertos, will also feature “Fall festivals from many cultures, with stories, crafts, a costume parade, and a performance by Santa Monica Global Motion world dance company.” The event is geared towards children and teenagers.

Locations, event names, and times for other celebrations for Dia De Los Muertos for the next two weeks are as follows:

-Santa Monica High School Roberts Art Gallery

El Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition

Thursday, October 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

-Edison Language Academy

Fall Festival/Dia De Los Muertos

Saturday, October 29 from 1:00-5:00 p.m.

-Woodlawn Cemetery

The City of Santa Monica’s Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Sunday, October 30 from 12:00-4:00 p.m.

-Fairview Branch Library

Sugar Skull Decorating

Wednesday, November 2 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

-Santa Monica Main Public Library

Dia De Los Muertos: Documentary & Discussion

Wednesday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m.

-Virginia Avenue Park

Familias Latinas Unidas Dia De Los Muertos

Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

For details on each event, visit