Las Vegas Mortuary Holding Dia De Los Muertos Festival
Get your sugar skull makeup on, Las Vegas. The Day of the Dead is back.
It’s the Dia De Los Muertos Festival. Usually celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. It’s the day that families celebrate the life of loved ones past. Dayofthedead.holiday says this special festival reunites the living with their dead relatives and friends. Part of the celebration includes building an alter and decorating it. Bright yellow marigolds surround a photo of the deceased on the alter. Which is also adorned with the favorite foods and beverages of the departed.
Palm Mortuaries and Cemeteries is celebrating Dia De Los Muertos at all three of their Las Vegas locations.
They are hosting their annual festival both days. The event is family-friendly and free for everyone to attend. Palm Mortuaries and Cemeteries encourages the community to bring their whole crew to enjoy the festivities. There will be tamales and other traditional Dia De Los Muertos food. Including Pan de Muertos (Mexican Bread of the Dead). Guests will enjoy mariachi bands and sugar skull crafts for children. And there will be alters to honor loved ones.
Palm Northwest Mortuary and Cemetery will kick off the Dia De Los Muertos festival. Located at 6701 North Jones in Las Vegas, their All Souls Day and Dia de los Muertos Event starts at 5:30pm on Wednesday, November 1. The festival will continue into Thursday, November 2, at both of the other Palm locations.
Palm Downtown Mortuary and Cemetery will start with a mass at 6 p.m, and festivities continuing throughout the evening, at 1325 North Main Street in Las Vegas. This mass will only be in Spanish. Palm Eastern Mortuary and Cemetery will also offer a remembrance service, in both Spanish and English, at 6pm at 7600 S Eastern Avenue in Las Vegas. Festivities will also continue throughout the evening at this location.
For more information, visit www.palmmortuary.com.