Old Town San Diego Celebrates Dia de los Muertos

| October 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

The annual Día de los Muertos traditional candlelight procession, produced by the Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce, will be celebrated at sunset (6 p.m.) Wednesday, November 2, 2022. This free event will include the traditional candlelight procession beginning in front of the Immaculate Conception Church, located at San Diego Ave and Twiggs St. The procession will travel down San Diego Ave to El Campo Santo Cemetery. Guests are encouraged to participate in the procession and dress for the occasion.

Many restaurants, businesses, museums, and shops will be creating traditional and contemporary Día de los Muertos ofrendas (altars). Unique ofrendas will honor historic and contemporary Old Town figures. A public ofrenda will be in El Campo Santo Cemetery where visitors are encouraged to add their own mementos, photos, and written tributes to loved ones.

Guests of Old Town San Diego’s Dia de los Muertos come dressed to participate in the candlelight procession.

For more information, visit oldtownsandiego.org.


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