Celebrating Dia de los Muertos 2019

Posted on November 1, 2019 by Hector Beltran under Community Happenings, General
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Feliz Dia de los Muertos from the team at Morales Funeral Home. This Mexican tradition involves family and friends getting together to celebrate, pray for and remember those who have died, helping them in their spiritual journey. During this holiday death is seen as a natural part of the human cycle, not as something that brings sadness, but an opportunity to reconnect with those who have moved on to a new cycle.

We’ve selected a handful of our favorite ways to make memories and honor your loved ones all for FREE!

  1. Magnolia Park Dia de los Muertos – Sat. Nov. 02, 2019
    The Magnolia Park Dia de los Muertos returns with even more family-friendly fun celebrating the historic Latino neighborhood of Magnolia Park and honoring the Dia de los Muertos feast day.
  2. MECA Día de los Muertos Festival – Sat. Nov.02, 2019 & Sun. Nov. 03, 2019
    MECA’s Día de los Muertos celebration has flourished into a two day festival boasting a variety of traditional foods from the Americas, folk and fine arts, and three performance stages.Join us for performances by acts like MECA Ballet Folklorico, Tres En Punto, Los Guerreros De La Musica / LGM, Solero Flamenco, and for the first time ever, Jilgueros de Altamira from Tamaulipas, Mexico!
  3. Dia de los Muertos East End (Navigation Esplanade) – Sat. Nov. 02, 2019
    A FREE ADMISSION celebration of life and family at the NAVIGATION ESPLADE featuring arts, traditions, foods and culture.
  4. Dia de los Muertos Celebration at National Museum of Funeral History – Sat. Nov. 02, 2019
    Learn about the Latin customs surrounding the Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos celebrations held for deceased loved ones. Explore authentic altars made by local artists, commemorate your loved one by leaving them a message in the Book of the Dead.
  5. Calavera con Calavera at TBH – Fri. Nov. 01, 02 & 03, 2019
    Grupo de Teatro Indigo presents their play, “Calavera con calavera” (Skulls), a story that explains the traditions of the Day of the dead in Mexico. This is the 6th anniversary of the staging that tells the life experiences of the Burgos Family, bringing their dramedy life to fruition while sharing why this date is so important to them. Traditional Mexican music is sang and danced intertwining with the story. The play is in Spanish with English subtitles.

We hope this list has sparked some ideas for you and your family to celebrate the Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos.

 

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