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ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 A RACE WILL IMPACT GARDEN ACCESS FROM 6-10 A.M.. ONE OF THE TWO N. GALVIN SOUTHBOUND LANES FROM VAN BUREN TO THE ROUNDABOUT WILL BE CLOSED. ALSO, ALL OF N. GALVIN WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN THE ROUNDABOUT AND E. MCDOWELL ROAD. VISITORS WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE GARDEN NORTHBOUND ON GALVIN FROM VAN BUREN. PLEASE ENTER AND EXIT VIA THE MAIN GATE.

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Music, Dance and Storytelling

November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017

Questions

  • Call 480 941.1225 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Visit the Admissions Box Office | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Explore the beauty and meaning of Día de los Muertos through music, dance, and storytelling at the Garden.

Entertainment & Activities

Ofrenda Exhibition

Oct. 27 - Oct. 28 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Oct. 29 - Nov. 7 | 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Webster Auditorium
Ofrenda, or Offering, is part of the traditional Mexican celebration of Día de los Muertos. The altars are original pieces created by local artists.

Live Entertainment 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Boppart Courtyard
Enjoy mariachis, ballet folklorico and more.

Community Altar

Nov. 1-5, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Cohn Tour Gathering Area
Guests are welcome to photograph the community altar and leave a paper flower or note in memory of a special loved one. 

El Mercado

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dorrance Hall and ​Boppart Courtyard
Visit with local and international artists and vendors.From paintings and sculptures to jewelry, décor and more.

La Procesión

 5 - 6 p.m.
The Día de los Muertos festivities conclude with La Procesión or Procession. La Procesión represents the ancient tradition of marching as a community to burial sites in order to honor those who have passed on. 

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