The Dia de los Muertos Phx Festival is interactive, multi-generational, and participatory . It is free and open to the public. Families are welcomed. The festival aims to instill a sense of history, pride and knowledge about our multicultural roots to the community at large.
Presented by Cultural Coalition, the festival features hundreds of Masked entertainers with performances in music, dance and theater to honor our ancestors and celebrate our heritage and traditions. A gathering of artists and families. Food available to purchase. Our creative modern adaptations of ancient customs such as La Mascarada, The Flight of Quetzalcoatl, and La Llorona, promote our multicultural heritage while preserving our traditions.
The 5th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Phx Festival will take place on Sunday, October 23rd from 12 noon to 6 pm at Steele Indian School Park (on 3rd Street and Indian School Rd) in Phoenix, AZ. The Artists Mercado features some of Arizona's best local artists. There will also be food booths, arts activities and of course, the traditional Candlelight Procesión at 5:30 pm. This year we will also feature a Community Altar. Bring a picture or memento to place on it. It is a memorable community event!