Come join the City of Solana Beach and the La Colonia Community Foundation in celebrating Dia de los Muertos while honoring the ancestral legacy of La Colonia de Eden Garden's. The Solana Beach Annual “Dia de los Muertos” – Day of the Dead - will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 10 AM to 4 PM at La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Avenue. This years celebration is a a tribute to our ancestors who worked in the agricultural groves of Rancho Santa Fe and surrounding areas. This free family-friendly community event will offer many exciting cultural opportunities for the whole family, including:
Highlighting the entertainment stage schedule will be the festive sounds of Mariachi Zapopan de San Diego, Los Gringos Muertos Band, Smooth Groove Band and Ballet Folklorico Grupo Jaliscience. There will be traditional and colorful Mexican and Indigenous heritage performances that will be sure to inspire our cultural appreciation of Latino Heritage.
Fun activities for the whole family will include a Piñata for kids, a Catrin/Catrina costume contest, oldies car show, kids' crafts, and games. The highlight of the event will be more than 40 altars honoring the memories of family and friends who have passed away.
Delicious and authentic Mexican and American food & beverages will be available. Parking will be limited. We encourage carpooling, biking, walking or taking public transportation to the event. Seating is limited. Please bring your own picnic chairs and blankets.
You may request your own Día de Los Muertos altar space by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorship and vendor booth opportunities are also available. You may request information by emailing email@example.com. We welcome volunteers for the event. If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.