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Dia de Muertos: A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed
October 28, 2017 - October 29, 2017Free
Seattle Center Festál presents Dia de Muertos – A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed, Oct. 28 – 29. Explore and experience the cultural roots of Mexico through live performances, spectacular community altar and cemetery, special hands-on activities, foods, face painting and exquisite rituals. Create sugar skulls and paper skeletons, explore community altars and march in a musical procession to remember the dead. The art and spirituality of Mexican culture is celebrated at Dia de Muertos. This “Day of the Dead” festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed.