Day of the Dead 2019 events in SF Bay Area


Day of the Dead Family Celebration: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Antioch Library, 501 W. 18th St. Watch and sing along with Coco, get your face painted, make paper cempasuchil flowers, papel picado and other art projects. Bring photos of loved ones and make decorations for the altar. Free admission.


Dia de los Muertos Celebration: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29, South Berkeley Farmers Market, 63rd St. Live mariachi band, face painting, clay sugar skull decorating, mask making and more. Bring something to leave at the altar, a poem, a picture or a gift. Free.


Day of the Dead: 9:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Vinnie’s Bar and Grill, 2045 Mt. Diablo St. Featuring Vinyl Lux and Earthquake. Paint your face like a sugar skull and pay half price. $10.


Dia de los Muertos: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2, Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Webster St. Performances by Ballet Folklórico, mariachi bands, Aztec dancers, traditional arts and crafts, and face painting. Bring a photograph of a family member who has passed to be displayed at the community ofrenda. Food and drink available for purchase. Free admission.


Dia de los Muertos Ceramic Skull Paint Party: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Joe’s Corner, 37713 Niles Blvd. Paint and decorate ceramic skulls, enjoy music and food. Dressing up in ethnic costume is encouraged. $24-$30.


Dia de los Muertos Party: 7-10 p.m. Nov. 1, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Road. Music by Key Lime Pie. Everyone who comes embodying the spirit of the Day of the Dead will receive a goody bag.


Oakland Ballet Company ‘Luna Mexicana’: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St. Dia de los Muertos event, with dancing, costumes, live music and holiday treats. $20-$55.


Dia de los Muertos Festival of the Altars: Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 2, Main Street Plaza. Art, music, display of community altars and more.


Dia de Los Muertos Family Campout: 10 a.m. Nov. 2-noon Nov. 3, Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Highway. A day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration. The night includes dinner, a campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet, morning farm chores, and preparing homemade treats. $105.


El Movimiento Vivo! Chicano Roots of Days of the Dead: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 16, Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak St. Visitors will encounter altars, artworks, and interactive elements that show how

Source:: The Mercury News – Lifestyle


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