On Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Latin American Coalition, along with Levine Museum of the New South, is presenting the annual Día de Muertos celebration.
Like last year, the event will be at Camp North End, 300 Camp Road, Charlotte, NC.
Admission is free, and there’s lots of free parking at Camp North End. (1824 Statesville Avenue is also a good address to shoot for.)
This event will be a local, family-friendly recreation of the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition.
Learn about more Day of the Dead celebrations in the Charlotte area!
Activities at the Celebration
ALTAR EXHIBITION: Altars, or ofrendas, are an essential element of Dia de Muertos, where families honor and remember their loved ones with offerings of their favorite foods, drinks, and mementos.
FACE PAINTING: Participants can choose from various traditional and creative designs while immersing themselves in the spirit of Dia de Muertos with intricate and colorful skull designs.
FOLKLORIC DANCING & LIVE MARIACHI MUSIC: Experience the beauty and grace of traditional Mexican folkloric dancing and the melodies of live Mariachi music.
MEXICAN CUISINE: Savor the flavors of Mexico with a delectable array of dishes, including pan de muertos, a sweet and symbolic bread, pozole, a hearty hominy stew, and mouthwatering tamales and tacos.
MOVIE SCREENING: Enjoy a bilingual screening of the Disney & Pixas animated movie “Coco” in Spanish and English.
FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN: This family-friendly event will feature activities and entertainment suitable for all ages. It’s a wonderful opportunity for children and adults to come together and learn about Mexican traditions and culture.
CATRINA ATTIRE ENCOURAGED: Attendees are welcome to embrace the rich traditions of Dia de Muertos by dressing up as a catrina/catrine, an iconic and elegant skull figure often associated with the holiday.
More Day of the Dead Celebrations in the Charlotte Area
Check out information about celebrating Day of the Dead in Charlotte, or take a quick look at this day by day list of events: