The patios, streets and fountains of Tlaquepaque will be vibrantly transformed with multi-colored ritual objects, abundant offerings or ofrendas. The Dia de los Muertos celebration culminates with a full day of music, food, fire dancing, and more on Saturday the 28th from 2:00pm-8:00pm. Everyone is encouraged to place personal objects, photos, and candles celebrating the lives of loved ones on a beautiful altars made ready for offerings, or ofrenda. Candles will be available for purchase to use on ofrendas. There will be fun activities for the kids and fantastic face painting artists working in Day-of-the-Dead motifs. Inspired Day of the Dead costumes are strongly encouraged! "El Mercado" will feature agua frescas and fresh churros, traditional Day-of-the-Dead bread, cookies, Taquitos and hot chocolate. There will be several artisan booths vending Day-of-the-Dead merchandise as well.
This years line up is:
Patio del Norte:
Patio de Las Campanas:
Patio de Las Rosas:
Free face painters located at both Tlaquepaque and Tlaquepaque North 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Trolley service 2:00pm - 9:00 p.m. from Uptown Municipal Parking Lot at 260 Schnebly Road and 401 Jordan Road.