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11th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

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La Vista Memorial Park

3191 Orange Street

National City, CA 91950

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La Vista Memorial Park's annual celebration of life in the most traditional and authentic experience!

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La Vista Memorial Park is proud to present the 11th Annual Dia de los Muertos Experience on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

An inspiring tradition honoring and reuniting with lost loved ones.

Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead – is rooted in centuries of Aztec culture. It’s a celebration to honor the dearly departed based on the belief that during this time the spirits of the departed return to visit the living. That’s a cause for celebration!

Just imagine that a long-lost friend or relative is returningafter a long absence. You’d welcome them with their favorite things: food and drink, photos and cherished mementos of times you’ve shared.

At La Vista, we have incorporated every traditional element to highlight how Dia de los Muertos is celebrated today in various regions of Mexico and beyond. This year we are honored to present legendary world-class recording group, “La Sonora Dinamita,” to help lead us in celebration and honor our families.

Get ready to admire a beautiful display of elaborate altars created by families; experience a show-stopping runway of participants dressed as skeletal Catrinas, and view a wide variety of eye-popping folk art.

In greatest appreciation to Southwest Airlines, our official airline, you will also see national and international artisans demonstrating their crafts and offering one-of-a-kind art works for sale. You will also see a stunning carpet made from sawdust, an incredible art form from Huamantla, Tlaxcala, made by artisans known for the biggest and best sawdust carpets in Mexico. The amazing work – traditionally used for processions – has multiple layers of color.

With La Vista love we build an extraordinary community altar, surrounded by food offerings and a variety of artistic features, where all of our guests are welcome to add the picture of their own departed loved one.

This is a one-of-a-kind loving experience inside our La Vista cemetery grounds that takes on even greater meaning when shared with family and friends. We provide an authentic venue in which this ancient tradition is authentically celebrated, observed and preserved for many years to come.

We take pride in welcoming you.

Event Details:

Dia de los Muertos attire is strongly encouraged - Come dressed in your finest Calaca apparel (Please do not wear your Halloween costumes, out of respect for the culture and sacred holiday, it is not to be associated with Halloween)

Free shuttle service from Westfield Plaza Bonita (must have a ticket to board shuttle).

Limited parking available on-site for $10.00

Pre-Purchase your tickets to avoid lines on the day of the event

This is a non-alcohol event

Code of Conduct:

In respect of our loved ones, the following is NOT permitted:

*Halloween Costumes *Illegal drugs *Coolers *Masks *Alcohol

*Skateboards *Weapons *Smoking *Bikes *Glass Containers

*Altercations *Canopy

Event Features:

A traditional Aztec blessing of the altars, cemetery and guests present followed by a traditional procession.

A colorful stage that will feature our musical & dance performances

Award winning contests

Various artisan exhibits

Kid Zone introducing a variety of arts and crafts related to Dia de los Muertos

A mouth-watering variety of Food vendors

Event Contests and Prizes:

Altar Contest!

Most Traditional wins $1,000 cash prize and custom-made award!

Most Artistic wins $500 cash prize and custom-made award!

Most Creative wins $250 cash prize and custom-made award!

Catrina Contest

Best Dressed Catrina wins $500 cash prize and custom-made award!

La Vista’s Next Top Catrina $250 cash prize and custom-made award!

Be Part of the largest Procession

Winning Group wins $1,000 cash prize and custom-made award

Contact:

La Vista Historical Foundation at: Info@Lavistahistoricalfoundation.org for more information and for all inquiries to participate as a vendor or in our contests.

La Vista Historical Foundation

11th Annual Dia de los Muertos Experience

Luisa McCarthy

Executive Director

Lmccarthy@lavistamemorialpark.com

619-787-9560

General Admission

$5 - $75

VIP

$75

Limited Availability

Sale ends on October 17th or until Sold-Out

This is a VIP ticket with entry between 12PM and 10PM. This ticket allows you access to the VIP lounge in the mid hours of the event which includes traditional Mexican food and beverage; lounge seating, and a private main stage viewing area.

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La Vista Memorial Park

3191 Orange Street

National City, CA 91950

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