Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Hosted by Division 9 Gallery & Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead Celebration)

Sunday, November 2, 2014  (the event is always held on Nov 2nd)
3:00 - 10 pm |  Free | Downtown Riverside

Although celebrated in many cultures, Día de los Muertos, is an important Mexican holiday honoring deceased loved ones. It is celebrated every year as the holy days of All Saints Day and All Souls Day (November 1st and 2nd). On All Soul’s Day, adults who have died are honored through altars displaying their favorite foods, drinks, personal belongings, flowers, candles, and incense. The rituals surrounding Día de los Muertos have been practiced by Mexican Natives for thousands of years. Join us for a special evening of:

  • Aztec Dancing
  • Traditional Altars
  • Music
  • Children’s Activities
  • Authentic Mexican Food
  • Traditional Dance by Ballet Folklórico de Riverside
  • Handmade Mexican Items for Sale
  • Community Altar (Bring a copy of a loved one’s photo)
  • Catrina Pageant

The Festival is done in partnership with:
Division 9 Gallery
Riverside Metropolitan Museum
Ballet Folklórico de Riverside
Latino Network

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Main Museum
Address:
3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 826-5273

Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday* 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
*Open 9am – 9pm on the First Thursday of the Month for Arts Walk
Closed Major Holidays
Heritage House
Address:
8193 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

Hours
Open Sept (1st weekend after labor day) to June.
Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday - Sunday Noon - 3:30pm
Closed Major Holidays
Harada House
Not Open to the Public
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