Check out Dia de los Muertos Festival at the Art Museum

Celebrate Latinx culture in St. Louis at the Dia de los Muertos Festival, Saturday, November 5 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park.

More information is available at https://mohistory.org/dia-de-los-muertos.

The public is invited to join the free celebration which features beautifully decorated family altars representing a variety of Latin American cultural traditions, live music and dance performances, an art display, food and drink vendors, face and arm painting for kids, storytelling in Spanish, a procession through Forest Park, and a number of other activities for the whole family.

The festival’s highlight — a colorful, quarter-mile-long procession through Forest Park — takes place at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, November 5.

The festival is presented by the Missouri History Museum in collaboration with Hispanic Festival Inc., Mexicanos en St. Louis, STL Juntos, Latinx Arts Network & Juntos We Read.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL 2022 SCHEDULE

Saturday, November 5

11 am—7 pm | Altar viewing

11 am—7 pm | Art display

11 am—7 pm | Outdoor food and drink vendors – Purchase tacos, baked goods from El Chico Bakery, Peruvian empanadas, alfajores, street corn, hot dogs, and non-alcoholic beverages

11 am—5pm | Make-and-take crafts including calavera (skull) masks and family photo frames

12—4 pm | Face or arm painting (kids free, adult tickets are $12)

12—4 pm | Souvenir printmaking to celebrate loved ones

1 pm | Cuentos en el museo (Spanish storytelling)

1-4 pm | Outdoor music by Inti Llajta and DJ Eric

2 pm and 4 pm | Dance performances by Our Lady of Guadalupe Dancers

5:30 pm | Procession begins (.25-mile walk through Forest Park)

Sunday, November 6

11 am—5 pm | Altar viewing

11 am—5 pm | Art display

11am—5 pm | Outdoor food and drink vendors – Purchase tacos, baked goods from El Chico Bakery, Peruvian empanadas, alfajores, street corn, hot dogs, and non-alcoholic beverages

11am—5 pm | Make-and-take crafts including calavera (skull) masks and family photo frames

12—12:30 pm | The Basics of Día de los Muertos presentation with folklorist Cynthia L. Vidaurri (join us to view this virtual program in the Lee Auditorium)

12—4 pm | Face or arm painting (kids free, adult tickets are $12)

12—4 pm | Souvenir printmaking to celebrate loved ones

1 pm | Cuentos en el museo (Spanish storytelling)

1—2 pm | Outdoor live music by Mariachi Nuevo Azteca

2 pm and 4 pm | Dance performances by Alma de Mexico

Día de los Muertos is an annual holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other Hispanic cultures. The annual Día de los Muertos Festival at the Missouri History Museum is a high-spirited event that shares the rich history and traditions of Hispanic/Latinx culture and this holiday by highlighting contributions made by Hispanic artists, musicians, dancers, artisans, and chefs.

For more information visit www.mohistory.org/dia-de-los-muertos. The Missouri History Museum is located at 5700 Lindell Blvd., Forest Park, in St. Louis; 314-746-4599.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL

& CELEBRATION OF LATINX CULTURE 2022

Saturday and Sunday, November 5 & 6

at the Missouri History Museum

In Forest Park

Family Friendly Celebration

is Presented in Collaboration with

Hispanic Festival Inc., Mexicanos en St. Louis,

STL Juntos, Latinx Arts Network & Juntos We Read

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