Massive Day of the Dead Parade and Monumental AltarsMega Desfile de Día de Muertos y ofrenda monumental
Day of the Dead is Mexico’s most important national tradition. It honors the loved ones who have passed away and offers a chance to celebrate the country’s culture, cuisine, cultural diversity, and much more, every year on November 1 and 2.
The Day of the Dead celebration was declared Intangible World Heritage by the UNESCO in 2008.
Dates, schedules, venues, and routes are available on the official Festival del Día de Muertos site: festivaldemuertos.cdmx.gob.mx
More than 2,500 artists participate in the event.
Monumental Altar, aka Altar of Altars
Visitors can learn about the altars made across Mexico, from north to south, through these altars. They feature regional handicrafts, papel picado (elaborately cut tissue paper decorations), audio and lighting systems, and even moving mechanisms and wooden structures.
Estela de Luz, Lieja, Bosque de Chapultepec I Sección, Ciudad de México, CDMX, MéxicoSee map