Day of the Dead

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Mon Nov 02 2015.
Saturday, October 31, 2015 Various times
Sunday, November 1, 2015 Various times
Monday, November 2, 2015 Various times
Event Info
Recommended Age: 
All ages
Editor's Pick: 

Saturday, October 31 noon to 6pm
Sunday, November 1 and Monday, November 2 1-6pm

Join in for the annual Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) in New York City. This tradition is rooted in the native Mexican belief that life on earth is a preparation for the next world and of the importance of maintaining a strong relationship to the dead.

Saturday,  October 31

Marketplace: noon-6pm

Ofrenda/Altar Building: 10am-3pm

Jorge Espinosa, Mexican Folk Harp: 4pm

Sunday, November 1 -   All Saints’ Day

Marketplace: 1-6pm   

Workshop: Paper crafts: 1pm

Son Pecadores (Performance): 3pm   

Cetiliztli Nauhcampa Quetzalcoatl in Ixachitlan: 4pm

Monday, November 2 - Day of the Dead

Marketplace: 1-6pm

Workshop: Paper Flowers: 2pm

Mariachi Tapatio: 4pm

Taking down the Altar and Closing: 5:30pm

Come and remember your own departed loved-ones and bring copies of photographs to place on the offering/Altar.

You may also send images to be projected during the event.
Mexican food and crafts available for purchase throughout the event.

New York City
East Village
St. Mark's Church in the Bowery
131 E 10th St (at Second Ave.),
New York , NY
Phone: 212-587-3070
40° 43' 47.1108" N, 73° 59' 12.5412" W
New York