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Information about Día de los Muertos — or "Day of the Dead" — in Albuquerque.

Participants from the 2007 South Valley Dia de los Muertos Celebration and Marigold Parade

Albuquerque is home to several cultural and community events celebrating Día de los Muertos, or "Day of the Dead."

With roots in the Mexican festival of the same name, Albuquerque's Día de los Muertos celebration has grown in popularity each year. Traditions of Mexican immigrants are being revived, and the cycle of life is celebrated.

2014 Events

Please check with sponsoring organizations for event times and other information.

Marigold Parade

One of the gems of this holiday is the annual South Valley Dia de los Muertos Celebration and Marigold Parade.

This year's parade is held Sunday, Nov. 2.

The route starts at the intersection of Centro Familiar and Isleta SW and ends at the West Side Community Center. View parade route.

Art Workshops

Several art workshops through Sept. and Oct. offer creative ways to explore Dia de los Muertos. Learn more.

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