Day of the Dead Celebration-Downtown Longmont

November 02, 2019

Family Fiesta

Saturday, November 2, 2–6 pm; free admission
NEW LOCATION IN DOWNTOWN LONGMONT at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Kimbark Street
The Longmont Museum is joining forces with the Firehouse Art Center, Longmont Downtown Development Authority, and El Comité de Longmont to bring you the biggest and best Día de los Muertos celebration Longmont has ever seen—all held downtown! Live music and dancing, sugar-skull decorating, traditional food, altars, craft making, Catrina face painting, and so much more! Come dressed in your finest calaca (skeleton) apparel! Park downtown or take the free shuttle from the Museum so
you can see the exhibit too.

Gigantes Procession

6:15–7 pm; free
Join a procession of dozens of gigantes, traditional giant puppets made by local artists. We will depart from the Family Fiesta and walk through downtown Longmont, ending at the stage on 4th Avenue and Kimbark Street.

Catrina Ball

7:30–11 pm; $15 general admission at Dickens Opera House-300 Main Street, Longmont CO 80501

The party moves to the Dickens Opera House for the night, decorated with candles, marigolds, and traditional papel picado. Admission includes deadly drinks, festive food, live music, and an exhibition of altars. Get your face painted as a Catrina at the Family Fiesta and get ready to dance, dance, dance! Buy tickets at dickensoperahouse.com.

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