Solana Beach celebrates ‘Dia De Los Muertos’


The Solana Beach “Dia de los Muertos” - Day of the Dead - community event took place Oct. 30 at La Colonia Park in Solana Beach.

The event offered many exciting cultural opportunities for the whole family. Highlighting the entertainment stage schedule was the festive sounds of Mariachi Del Mar, followed by The Calphonics, Santana Ways and Ballet Folklorico dance groups. The event also included traditional and colorful Mexican and Indigenous heritage performances; a free viewing of the Pixar film “The Book of Life”; a Catrina costume contest; decorative sugar skulls craft booth; oldies car show; and kids’ games, great food and beverages.