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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Día de Muertos Celebration Heads Back to Detroit Shoreway Nov. 2

Posted By on Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 11:07 AM

click to enlarge PHOTO BY EMANUEL WALLACE
  • Photo by Emanuel Wallace
The Cleveland Public Theatre is bringing back its Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration to the Gordon Square Arts District for the 15th year in a row.

The free event kicks off Saturday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. with a bunch of family-friendly activities, including face painting and craft stations for kids. The big Procession of Skulls and Skeletons Parade rolls out at 3 p.m., with participants lining up at 2:30 p.m.



Local musicians are expected to play Latino-style music throughout the day, through 10 p.m., including mariachi and Latin jazz. There will also be dance performances, art vendors, food options and an art installation of a mock cemetery.

Those interested in participating in the parade this year must register, due to growing popularity.

Take a look at all the photos from last year's Día de Muertos event right here.

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