Dia De Los Muertos in San Diego is Thursday, October 31 to Saturday, November 2. The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated by involving family and friends who come together to remember friends and family members who have died. It is a day of colorful activities, from dancing to food and more! We’ve put together some of our favorite Things To Do in San Diego for Dia De Los Muertos.
Dia De Los Muertos in Old Town San Diego
Old Town San Diego will start on the weekend prior to the actual dates of November 1 and 2.This event is designed to celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the San Diego region and to pay homage to this very important and festive tradition. Old Town’s diverse and historic legacy makes it the best site in San Diego to hold this celebration. Old Town itself takes the place of the mercado, a traditional marketplace, providing goods, entertainment, and regional foods. There will be entertainment and activities for participants of all ages to enjoy. Read more.
Dia De Los Muertos at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Join the San Diego Zoo Safari Park for Dia De Los Muertos November 1 through 3. Children 11 years old and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. There will be a Spanish language Africa Tram at Noon and 2 p.m. and kid-friendly activities, festive foods, mariachis, dancing, and more November 2 and 3. Read more.
Day of the Dead Festival North Park
Dia De Los Muertos at Mission San Luis Rey