Dia De Los Muertos in San Diego

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

Dia De Los Muertos in San DiegoOld 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

Dia De Los Muertos in San Diego

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 in San DiegoJoin North Park on October 26th for their 3rd Annual Day of the Dead Festival North Park hosted by Artelexia! They are excited to collaborate with the community to honor and remember the lives of loved ones who have passed before us. They will have artisan vendors, community altars, craft workshops, food vendors, music, a cerveza and tequila cantina, and so much more! Bring the whole family to this FREE community event! Read more.



Dia De Los Muertos at Mission San Luis Rey 

dia de los muertos in san diegoIf you have not seen the movie, Coco, you should see this first. Otherwise, if you are of Spanish or Mexican heritage, then you know what this celebration is about. Come, celebrate with your family and friends the most traditional Dia celebration at the only Dia held at an actual Spanish Mission! October 27. Read more.

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