Visit Glendale welcomes you to the inaugural Dia de Los Muertos Celebration in Historic Downtown Glendale.

Traditional Mexican souvenir skulls on the market. Travel background for Mexico, Latin America.

This two-day family festival will be rich with traditions; it's FREE to the community and will offer FREE health screenings and healthy eating options via an onsite Farmers Market. In addition, live entertainment including traditional musical performers, local bands, ballet folklorico, family activities are sure to create a memorable experience.

Traditional mexican day of the dead souvenir ceramic skulls at market stall

Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is the Mexican celebration of All Souls Day, family and friends gather to remember loved ones that have passed away. This celebration is supposed to be fun in remembrance and to honor those no longer with us, remembering the good times shared with their loved ones.


Traditions include caring for the graves of family members, building elaborate altars to loved ones who have passed on and celebrating the dead with processions, dances and music. Please join us on October 31st - November 1st in celebrating this tradition of celebration, remembrance and honor of those no longer with us.

For more info, call the Glendale Visitor Center at 623-930-4500, or visit DiaDeLosMuertosGlendaleAZ.com