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Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

This guide provides information and resources about the Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, holiday.

La Calavera Catrina

Etching of skeletal head wearing broad rimmed hat with flowers.

By José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913)


Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated from October 31 - November 2. It is a time to welcome back the souls of deceased relatives for a brief reunion that includes food, drink, and celebration.

This guide offers resources to introduce the customs and symbols of Día de los Muertos.