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

-Flower carpet


- Decorated boats in honor of deceased captains

More info:

From October 28 2015 to November 2 2015
7 pm