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16 Día de los Muertos Activities For All Ages

16 Día de los Muertos Activities For All Ages

Here are 16 Día de los Muertos activities for you and your family to try if you plan to honor and celebrate the Day of the Dead.

Since Día del los Muertos and Halloween are just a day apart, some may feel there is a connection between the two, but there isn’t.

What Is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead?

For anyone who is needs a refresher on the significance of Día de los Muertos, according to Wikipedia,

“The Day of the Dead (SpanishDía de Muertos or Día de los Muertos)[1][2] is a holiday celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November.

It originated and is mostly observed in Mexico but also in other places, especially by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere.

…The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pay respects and to remember friends and family members who have died.

These celebrations can take a humorous tone, as celebrants remember funny events and anecdotes about the departed.[4]

Dia de los Muertos activities

Creative Activities For Día de Los Muertos

The Día de los Muertos celebration will look different for each family since they are paying respects to specific family members or friends.

And, among other things, an altar may include both decorations and food.

This means that any one of the below 16 activities may be a great fit for whomever you choose to honor or however you want to celebrate.



Have Fun Celebrating!

There are so many different ways to honor and celebrate Día de los Muertos.

I hope that you found at least one new way to celebrate the Day of the Dead.

And since October also means Halloween, I will leave you with some additional ideas.

Why not try one of these 10 last minute Halloween-themed accessories?

And if you can only choose one, I know from personal experience that the perler bead glow in the dark earrings are sure to get lots of compliments.

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