Lifestyle Events

Solana Beach to celebrate 4th Annual ‘Dia de los Muertos’ Oct. 28

Event poster
The Solana Beach 4th Annual “Dia de los Muertos” – Day of the Dead - community event will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m.- 5 p .m., at La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Avenue. Courtesy

The Solana Beach 4th Annual “Dia de los Muertos” – Day of the Dead - community event will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m.- 5 p .m., at La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Avenue. This alcohol-free community event will offer many exciting cultural opportunities for the whole family. Last year, over 3,500 people attended.

Highlighting the entertainment stage schedule will be the festive sounds of Banda, Creepxotica, Bulevar Descarga and SantanaWays. There will be traditional and colorful Mexican and Indigenous heritage performances that will be sure to inspire the cultural appreciation of America Moreno/Latin America.

Fun activities for the whole family will include Piñata’s for kids, a Scavenger Hunt, a Catrin/Catrina costume contest, commemorative T-shirts for sale, oldies car show, a dance exhibition and kids’ games.

Delicious and authentic Mexican and American food and beverages will be available. Come join the City of Solana Beach and the La Colonia de Eden Gardens Foundation in celebrating Dia de los Muertos while enjoying authentic Mexican food and family entertainment.

Parking and shuttle service will be available from the Solana Beach Corporate Center located on Stevens Avenue between Academy Drive and San Rodolfo Drive.

You may request your own Dia de los Muertos alter space by emailing ddlmsolanaaltar@gmail.com. Sponsorship and vendor booth opportunities are also available. You may request information by emailing mannya@sbcglobal.net. Volunteers are welcome for the event. If you are interested, please contact mannya@sbcglobal.net.

Seating is limited. Please bring your own picnic chairs and blankets. Canopies and umbrellas are prohibited.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the city web site at www.cityofsolanabeach.org or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 858-720-2453.

Copyright © 2018, Del Mar Times
56°