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Annual street parade and Festival of Altars in The Mission
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Honor those who have passed on by creating an altar or taking part in a walking procession at San Francisco’s annual Dia de los Muertos event with a Festival of Altars from 6-11 pm, and the Procession at 7 pm.

2015 Dia de los Muertos Procession & Festival of Altars
Monday, November 2, 2015 | 6-11 pm
– 6-11 pm: Festival of Altars: Garfield Park, 26th and Harrison Streets, SF
– 7-8 pm: Procession starts at 22nd and Bryant
FREE (donations appreciated)

Meet with community members, artists and activists including Francisco x. Alacaron, Starhawk and traditional Aztec dancers following the traditional 13 Standards and the various creatures large and small.

And remember, this isn’t just an excuse to get loaded and party in the streets like Halloween. This is a traditional and respectful cultural celebration.

2015 Procession

  • Ritual assembles at 22nd and Bryant 6-7 pm
  • Starts at 22nd and Bryant at exactly 7 pm.
  • Continues along 22nd St. to Mission
  • Continues along Mission St. to 21nd St .
  • Continues along 21nd St. to Bryant St.
  • Concludes at the corner of 21nd & Bryant St.

2015 Festival of Altars

6pm to 11pm at Garfield Park | Six local groups have been commissioned to build large-scale community altar installations in Garfield Park and will be joined by over 75 personal altars created by community members. Please bring candles (in glass containers), flowers, photos, mementos, food, or drinks to place on the altars in celebration of the lives of those now gone.