Celebrating Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta

Published: October 31, 2019 Author: Edición Mijo! Brands Under categories:

Did you know that Day of the Dead has been declared by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity? On November 1st and 2nd of every year, the entire country comes together to celebrate and honor their departed loved ones.

Puerto Vallarta will be hosting its own Day of the Dead Festival from October 31st to November 2nd. As an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the traditions and culture of this unique celebration, if you’re in town this weekend we recommend you check out a few of the events. The festivities will include live music, cinema, a Catrina and Calavera contest, and the yearly altar exhibition along the city’s iconic Malecon boardwalk and Presidential Plaza. November 2nd, the annual parade will begin at the 5 de Diciembre graveyard and end at Lázaro Cárdenas Park where you’ll have an opportunity to witness traditional Mariachi, folkloric ballet and more.

For a full Puerto Vallarta Day of the Dead Festival click here.

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