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Seasonal and Holiday
Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration
Age RecommendationAll Ages
Facepainting, screen printing, community altars, arts and crafts activities, and a taco truck will be on site. View a traditional sandpainting by Oaxacan artist Fulgencio Lazo, a Guatemalan kite and Día de los Muertos photography exhibition by Erin and Tanner Hatch and Jorge Torres, a film presentation by YVTECH Digital Media Program students, tzompantli installation (traditional Aztec piece) by Raul Sanchez, and an alebrije (traditional Day of the Dead folk art sculpture) will be provided by the Mexican Consulate. We’ll have an array of music and dance performances, and be sure to come dressed as a Catrina or Catrin as there will be a best-dressed contest and a parade around Tieton Square! Performances include the Yakima Flute Troop, Wapato Dancers, poetry by Davis High School students, Aztec Dancers, La Banda Gozona, and Oaxacan Cultural Group.