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Day of the Dead Festivities in Puerto Vallarta

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Starting on October 25th and continuing through November 3rd, the dearly departed will rise from their graves and join the living in celebrating one of Mexico's most beloved traditions, El Día de Los Muertos.

From October 31st till November 3rd come and discover the multiple cultural and artistic activities that Puerto Vallarta has prepared for you to enjoy the traditional Day of the Dead Festival. Be a part of the excellent folkloric atmosphere, full of music, flavors and colors of the altars and offerings exhibitions throughout the downtown.

 

Some of the highlights of Puerto Vallarta's 2019 Day of the Dead Festival are: the colorful Day of the Dead altars and Catrina displays in various public places; free tours of a local cemetery with a guide who explains Día de Los Muertos and its traditions; and all kinds of music and dance performances, street parties, costume contests and family fun - everywhere you turn!

One of the most popular events on November 2 is the traditional ¡La Muerte está Viva! parade that departs from the cemetery on San Salvador street (a.k.a. Panteon de la 5 de Diciembre) at 5:00 pm; winds through downtown in a colorful procession of Catrines and Catrinas, floats and musicians; and ends at Lázaro Cárdenas Park, where La Catrina Mexicana, a Mexican Kermes, features live music and dancing, booths selling traditional Mexican food and more from 6:00-10:30 pm.

CLICK HERE for the full schedule of events.

Sources: Visit Puerto Vallarta & Banderas News