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Day of the Dead Festival 2023
November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Hispanic Heritage Association of Northwest Louisiana & 318 Latino proudly present the El Día de Muertos Festival!
Embrace the afterlife with us! Join a grand celebration of culture and traditions from Mexico and beyond. This extraordinary event features giant 12-ft tall “Catrinas,” interactive activities for kids, captivating musical performances, a mariachi band, mouthwatering food vendors, and must-create your own souvenirs. Discover the magic of “pan de muerto,” savoring a taste of the past. Your attendance not only brings joy and memories but also supports programs for the Latin community, making it a celebration with a meaningful purpose. Honor your loved ones in style!
12:00 P.M – 2:00 P.M.: Building Altars
12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.: Kids Activities
• (Paper Altars, Coloring Catrinas, Sugar Skulls Decoration, Lotería Mexicana, Craft Catrinas, etc.)
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.: Folklore Dances Day of the Dead
3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.: Aztec Dancers (Rituals Dance)
4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.: Mariachi Band
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.: Announce Altar Winners
6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.: Catrina Contest
7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.: Los Rancheritos (Norteño Band)
8:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.: Sol de la Cumbia (Tropical Music)
Get creative and take part in our captivating “Altars” and “Catrinas” contests for a chance to win fabulous cash prizes:
– 1st Place Winner ($500 prize)
– 2nd Place Runner-up ($250 prize)
– 3rd Place Contestant ($150 prize)
– 1st Place Winner ($150 prize)
– 2nd Place Runner-up ($100 prize)
– 3rd Place Contestant ($50 prize)