From Traditional Celebrations to Live Mariachis, These Activities Will Get Everyone in the Día de los Muertos Spirit
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Break out the ofrendas—it’s time to celebrate Día de los Muertos. In this sacred Mexican tradition, it’s believed that the veil to the afterlife is the thinnest on Nov. 1-2, allowing the living to be reunited with the dearly departed.
One of Mexico’s most beloved holidays, Día de los Muertos, is when families gather to honor and remember the lives of deceased loved ones, building ofrendas (remembrance altars) decorated with marigold flowers, photos and other symbolic and meaningful mementos.