Dia de los Muertos Family Festival set for Monday

Courtesy photo Pictured above is the local band Sin Frontera during a past performance.

The Catalina Museum for Art & History will host an evening of events highlighting the traditional Mexican cultural celebration of Día de los Muertos. Join the museum as it brings together Mexican cultural elements, dancing, music and other activities for the entire family to enjoy at the 3rd annual Día de los Muertos Family Festival on Monday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Catalina Museum invites families and friends of all ages to experience a special evening celebration with the 3rd Annual Día de los Muertos Family Festival. The museum welcomes the colorful Mexican tradition celebrating life and death while honoring family members and friends who are no longer with us. Enjoy vibrant festivities like face painting and tequila tasting complete with pozole, a specialty cocktail and other beverages. The evening continues with cultural performances including live music by Sin Frontera, a performance by Ballet Folklorico Quetzal and more.

The festival also invites all creative artists to submit their artwork in the Día de los Muertos Family Festival Ofrenda/Altar & Art Contest for a chance to win a cash prize. There is no fee for entries and all participants in the contest will receive free admission to the event. Prizes will be awarded to Best Ofrenda/Altar and Best Work of Art.

Ofrenda/Altar & Art judging will take place from 6 to 7 p.m.

Winners will be announced at 7:30 p.m. The museum is located at 217 Metropole Ave.


Members: $15

Non-Members: $20

Children (ages 3-15): $5.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Día de los Muertos Family Festival tickets are available at: https://www.catalinamuseum.org/calendar.

The 3rd Annual Día De Los Muertos Family Festival is sponsored in part by the Albertsons Companies Foundation and US Bank Foundation.

About Catalina Museum for Art & History

The Catalina Museum for Art & History, open Tuesday through Sunday, offers the best in art and history exhibitions, music and dance performances, lectures by guest speakers from all over the world, and the finest in silent, documentary and international film.

For more information, call 310-510-2414 or visit CatalinaMuseum.org.

Dia de los Muertos Family Festival set for Monday