Dia de los Muertos

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Join us for the Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos at Thanksgiving Point! Legend has it that on Dia de los Muertos, the dead join us as a part of our community, awakened from their eternal sleep to share celebrations with loved ones. Members of the community are invited to build an altar inviting a loved one to enjoy the fragrance of marigolds and delicious pan de Muerto (bread of the dead). A community altar will be available at the event to write notes or share mementos in celebration of souls no longer on Earth.

The Show Barn will be filled with the sights and sounds of Dia de los Muertos, including the most familiar symbol of Dia de los Muertos, artful calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls), appearing everywhere enjoying life, often in fancy clothes, and in entertaining situations. Don't miss this mix of family history, beautiful art, lively music, and delicious food. Dancers representing the colorful traditions of Latin American countries perform along with mariachi bands, singers, and storytellers. 


October 27, 2018  


Show Barn at Thanksgiving Point


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Make an Altar

Want to share your love for your ancestors? Bring your altar to Thanksgiving Point to show the community!

Learn more HERE

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Be a Vendor

Interested in joining us as a vendor at our 2017 Dia de los Muertos celebration? 

Download the Vendor Application HERE

11:00am               Yunuen Carrillo & Mariachi

12:00pm               Raices de Mi Tierra

12:30pm               Ballet Folklorico Sapuchi

1:00pm                 Catrina Contest

1:20pm                 Benjamin Cuque (BYU dancers)

2:00pm                 Trio Los Charros

3:00pm                 Bailando con el corozon & Folklore Latino

4:00pm                  Hermanos de los Andes

5:00pm                  Catrina Contest

5:30pm                  Ballet de las Americas

6:00pm                  Latino Roots

7:00pm                  Ballet Folklorico Quetzalcoatl

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