Día de los Muertos

What is it?

By now you may have heard of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a two-day celebration that takes place between the night of October 31 and November 2. Since the holiday coincides with Halloween, many people think of Día de los Muertos as Mexico’s version of Halloween. Both celebrations include the imagery of skulls, but that is about where their similarities stop. Scroll through our virtual culture trunk and get an in-depth look at the roots, traditions, food, and crafts used in celebrating this spiritual holiday!