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25th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California
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Join as OMCA comes alive for the 25th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance groups, live music, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition.
Celebrate this special two-day Días de los Muertos extravaganza with the newest exhibition El Movimiento Vivo! Chicano Roots of El Día de los Muertos and learn about Chicano activists who introduced Días de los Muertos traditions to the United States in the 1970s.
25th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration
Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019 | 11 am to 5 pm
Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak St, Oakland
Ticket ranges from $0 to $18 (Free for OMCA members)
- Watch demonstrations of traditional Mesoamerican arts and cooking.
- Browse Days of the Dead merchandise by local artisans for your home altar at our garden mercado.
- Enjoy live music and dance performances ranging from contemporary popular music to folkloric dance to Mariachi.
- Join in the opening procession led by Aztec dancers and Days of the Dead committee members.
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
*Free for OMCA members. Pre Sale: $13 adult admission / $8 seniors / $9 youth
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Address: 1000 Oak Street Oakland, CA 94607