Dia De Los Muertos

2023-10-26T09:27:36-07:00| Categories: Blog| Tags: |

Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a two- day celebration rooted in Latin American culture that takes place annually on Nov. 1 & 2. The observance welcomes the souls of deceased family and friends to celebrate with the living, traditionally through the presentation of ofrendas, or altars adorned with flowers, photos, food and drink.

Whether you celebrate the holiday annually or wish to participate in the tradition for the first time, Las Vegas offers plenty of activities and events for the entire family. Here’s a sampling of the many upcoming events that can be reached using RTC transit!

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Dia De Los Muertos Events
The library district is offering a variety of fun activities for the entire family at the East Las Vegas Library, located at 2851 E. Bonanza Road, accessible via RTC Bonanza Route 215.

Nov. 1, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Dia De Los Muertos Canvas Painting
Nov. 2, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Dia De Los Muertos Family Movie Night
Nov. 3, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Ofrenda Craft Workshop
Nov. 4, Noon – 3 p.m. – Dia De Los Muertos Festival

22nd Day of the Dead Festival
Nov. 1 & 2, 5 to 9 p.m.
This two-night event offers a number of activities including free movie screenings, food, workshops, ofrendas, a “Life In Death” art exhibit, and more. The celebration takes place at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, and can be reached via RTC Green Valley/Pecos Route 111.

Festival del Dia De Los Muertos
Nov. 2, 4 to 9 p.m.
Join the City of Las Vegas for this FREE event at the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park. During the festival you’ll enjoy performances, authentic Mexican cuisine, and stunning altars.

You can reach Lorenzi Park, located at 770 Twin Lakes Drive, by using RTC Valley View Route 104 or RTC Bonanza Route 215.

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