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Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos Family Celebration

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Venue:Harvard Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Dates:Thursday, October 26, 2023 - Thursday, October 26, 2023
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:Free see below
Category:Fairs & Festivals
day of the deadda de los muertos family celebration photoLearn more about this joyful holiday, a national symbol of Mexico. Enjoy craft activities for the young and young at heart.

Personalize a sugar skull (extra fee), learn about the natural history of Mexico, watch live folk dance and mariachi performances, purchase traditional pan de muerto, hot chocolate or specialty cocktails.

Contribute your message of love to honor and celebrate the lives of the departed at the museum’s altars.

Starting at 5:00 pm
View altars and contribute a message of love
Watch Oaxacan wood carver Norberto Fabian demonstration
Enjoy pan de muerto and hot chocolate, or specialty cocktails and mocktails (extra fee)

5:30–8:30 pm
Mariachi Veritas and Ballet Folklorico performances
Kids mask, paper flower, and papel picado banner crafts
Natural History of Mexico demonstrations
Sugar skull decorating (extra fee)

Free admission. Activities are free except where noted. Free event parking at the 52 Oxford Street Garage. Space is limited; please RSVP by October 25 at 12:00 pm and check in on arrival.

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Free and open to the public



11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA, 02138 map
Phone: 617-496-1027

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