Dia de los Muertos
Time & Location
About the Event
P.O. BOX 764 FLORISSANT, MISSOURI 63032 (314) 837-6100PRESS RELEASE
Contact: Hispanic Festival, Inc.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS / DAY OF THE DEAD
ST. LOUIS, MO – The public is invited to the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell in Forest Park, on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 for a celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in collaboration with the Missouri History Museum.
Dia de los Muertos is an annual holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other Hispanic cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to remember those who have died. Traditions with Dia de los Muertos include altars honoring the deceased with sugar skulls, marigolds, and favorite foods of the departed in a festival setting.
The family event will showcase 15 beautiful decorated altars from various Hispanic countries, local artists and community members.
Expect a children’s area with free face painting and Hispanic crafts.
Day of the Dead Art Exhibit will be present on the first floor.
Outside, enjoy authentic food booths and live entertainment.
On both days, attendees can enjoy a variety of folkloric performances from Latin and South American countries
Dia de Los Muertos at the Missouri History Museum will be enjoyed by the living and honor those who have passed. The event is a high-spirited affair that celebrates local art, music and dance. Mark your calendar for this opportunity to learn about this important Hispanic Culture.
Admission to Dia de Los Muertos is free.