Hollywood Forever Cemetery is proud to present the 20th annual Dia de Los Muertos festival at
Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 12:00 pm to 11:45 pm.
Hollywood Forever’s 20th annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration will take place on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019. This year our guiding theme is the Monarch Butterfly and its winter home the Mexican state of Michoacán. Event Features: A vibrant traditional procession in the home of Hollywood’s Immortals with traditional Aztec blessings and Regional Musical-Dance group dedications. 100+ Altars created by members of the community to their ancestors and loved ones. Hundreds of Aztec Ritual Dancers in full costume. Five stages featuring music and theatrical performances. An Art Exhibition in the Cathedral Mausoleum featuring work by the artist of the year and 15 more artists. A costume contest for the best dressed – $1,000 prize for 1st place and $500 for 2nd place. A children’s area with arts & crafts, puppet shows and more. Arts and Crafts vendors and Food vendors from around Los Angeles. Presentation of Altar winners – The judges will select the best altar of each of the following categories: Theme of Event, Traditional Altar, Contemporary Altar – the best of each category wins $5,000. Dia de Los Muertos attire strongly encouraged – Come dressed in your finest Calaca apparel. Spend an eventful day relaxing and watching the evening stars appear as the cemetery comes to life with joyful celebrations. Enjoy fine Mexican cuisine and a wide spectrum of Day of the Dead arts and crafts available for purchase. General Admission Advance Sales: $25 per person, Children 8 years and under free until 4:00 pm and Seniors 65 and over free until 4:00 pm.