Dia De Los Muertos Festival 2014

The dead take a break from the Dia De Los Muertos festivities in Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
The dead take a break from the Dia De Los Muertos festivities in Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Location: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood

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Date: Saturday, November 1st, from noon till midnight. (Ceremonial altars can be prepared on Friday, October 31st from 3pm onward.)

Description: Hollywood Forever Cemetery presents the 15th annual Dia de los Muertos festival; this year’s theme is Quinceañera. The event features a traditional procession with Aztec blessings; musical performances; over 100 altars created by members of the community; Aztec Ritual Dancers in full costume; an art exhibition in the Cathedral Mausoleum; a costume contest for the best dressed Calaca (skeleton); a children’s arts project area presented by The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; arts and crafts vendors; fine Mexican cuisine and food vendors from around Los Angeles. Dia de Los Muertos attire is encouraged – dress in your finest skeleton apparel.

Tickets are:

  • General Admission: $20 per person – (please bring exact change)
  • Children 8 years and under free until 4pm
  • Seniors 65 and over free until 4pm

Arrive early to get parking, or carpool.

Click here to take a photographic tour of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.