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.
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 http://smpl.org.