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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Dia de los muertos ~ Day of the Dead and All Souls Procession Events 2016 Tucson

Dia de los muertos / All Souls Procession Events 2016 Tucson

One of our communities most wonderful events is coming up!
I cannot wait to go again to the All Souls Parade :)

 Dia de los muertos is a celebration that mixes pre-Colombian practices in the Americas with those of Roman Catholicism. It is a celebration to honor the dead with festivities, altars, food, song and cleaning of grave sites.

Many Mexicans and Mexican-Americans celebrate this holiday that coincides with celebrations of All Soul's Day, November 1st and 2nd. To read more about the traditions or celebrations go HERE.

1.The All Souls Procession through downtown Tucson. It ranks with Tucson Meet Yourself to me as one of our most cherished traditions and activities in the Old Pueblo:) .Be ready for a parade of music and revelry to pay tribute to the deceased. Feel free to dress up, join in and honor your relatives or anyone that has passed away.Go HERE ---->  more information.

 Check out video post of a past years parade <-----. 

GRAND FINALE near Mercado San Agustín West of Congress Flam Chen  With this years musical guests: A Tribe Called Red(Ottowa CA) Danza Azteca Calpulli Tonantzin, The Carpetbag Brigade (SanFrancisco, CA), Nemcatacoa Teatro (Colombia S.A.)

When: Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 6pm 

Where: Leaves at 4:00 PM from 6th Avenue and 7th Street

2. In addition, The Procession of Little Angels is Saturday November 5, 2016 at ARMORY PARK* S. 6th Ave between 12th and 13th St.
NOON-altar and site  construction

You may want to check out the events on the calendar below for sugar skull making or getting your make-up done before the parade as a calavera or calaca ;)

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