2018 Greeley Día de los Muertos: Life’s Journey Never Ends

Día de los Muertos, also known as “Day of the Dead” is a beloved Mesoamérican holiday that celebrates the memories of ancestors and deceased family members much like a joyful family reunion. The holiday, typically celebrated in Mexico on November 1 and 2, will be celebrated in Greeley on Saturday, November 3 (But there will events and activities happening between October 19 through November 7.)

This second inaugural Día de Los Muertos celebration in Greeley will recognize the historical, intellectual, cultural, and demographic significance of the Latina/o population. Throughout Greeley, artists and community members will create traditional as well as innovative altar displays, skeleton art, sugar skulls, and much more–to honor the memory of their deceased loved ones. This effort is organized by the Greeley Creative District. (See the full schedule of events below.)

Greeley Día de Los Muertos Facebook Event

Saturday, November 3

October 19th through November 3rd

Experience the Tointon Gallery’s Día de los Muertos exhibit of altars and other artwork. The Tointon Gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 651 10th Avenue.

November 1st through 7th

There are numerous Día events at High Plains Library Branches where you can add to a community altar, learn about Día, watch a movie, create crafts, listen to stories, watch demonstrations, and enjoy food and music. Visit MyLibrary.us for more information.

 

2018 Día De Los Muertos Greeley

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