Day of the Dead Festivities
¡Come and join us to celebrate the Day of the Dead Festival in Puerto Vallarta!
From October 28th to November 2nd, Puerto Vallarta celebrates one of the most representative traditions of Mexico and a series of activities for you to learn more about this unique celebration have been prepared, and will be held in different venues around the city.
Enjoy some delicious Pan de Muerto while visiting art galleries and get to see the traditional altars and flower carpets.
Here is the program:
Wednesday October 28th
5:30pm - Venue : OPC - Tour of Art Galleries and Welcome Cocktail
Venue: Art Walk - Non-guided tour of art galleries
Venue: Café Des Artistes and OPC -Live music, flower carpets, murals and Visitors’ Guide distribution.
Thursday October 29th
5:00pm - Venue: El Refugio Church - Introducing the Camerata Orchestra School of Puerto Vallarta
6:00pm - Conference "The History of Death in Ancient Mexico", Los Muertos Film Festival presents "Macario"
7:00pm - Special menus at restaurants
9:30pm - Visitors guide distribution
Friday October 30th
9:30am - Venue: Different spots around the city
Flower, sawdust and sand carpet exhibit.
10:00am .-Venue: Lázaro Cárdenas Square - Opening of Interactive Altar
Downtown Vallarta Altar tour
Downtown Altar tour on the Malecón
Restaurant Altar tour
Decorated boats in honor of deceased captains
7:00pm - Venue: 5 de Diciembre Cemetery- Music and Beer Festival
Saturday October 31st
10:00am - Venue: Cuale Island - Paint your Calaverita
12:00pm -Screening of "La Leyenda de la Nahuala"
4:00pm - Face painting for the Guinness Record
5:30pm - Venue: 5 de Diciembre Cemetery -Catrinas and giant puppets parade
6:30pm - Venue: Hidalgo Park - Mixcoatl folkloric ballet from Aguascalientes
7:00pm - Venue: Muelle Street - Silent walk " Catrinas y Catrines"
Music and Beer Festival
11:00pm - "Catrinas" Post party - Prizes for the best costumes
Sunday November 1st
10:00am - Venue: 5 de Diciembre Cemetery - Religious Mass
4:00pm - Venue: Lázaro Cárdenas Square- All Saints party, Pan de muerto exhibit and gathering
7:00pm - Xiutla folkloric ballet show
Music and Beer Festival on Muelle Street
8:00pm - Screening of "El libro de la vida"
Monday November 2nd
11:00am - Venue: Main Plaza - "Las Catrinas de Lupe" Exhibit by Karla Moreno Producciones
11:30am - Venue: 5 de Diciembre Cemetery - "La Caravana de la Muerte" Parade
7:00pm - Venue: Local Market - Celebration "Una noche de muertos en Puerto Vallarta"
7:30pm - Xiutla folkloric ballet show " Día de Muertos Special"
9:30pm - Catrinas contest award ceremony
10:00pm - Festival Closure
11:00pm - Fireworks
-Downtown Vallarta Tour of Altars
-Art exhibit at OPC gallery
-Non-guided Art Walk galleries tour
-Tour of Altars around the city
-Tour of Restaurant Altars
- Decorated boats in honor of deceased captains