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Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Festival at PNA on Nov. 4

The Phinney Center celebrates Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4.

CeAtl Tonalli Aztec Dancers lead a procession from the Phinney Center through the neighborhood (2015).

This free community festival, at 6532 Phinney Ave. N., celebrates the Latin American holiday that honors the dead with food, drink, live music and dancing, plus sugar skull decorating, face painting, and raffle tickets for sale to benefit the PNA’s Spanish language preschool co-op.
The event begins with a community procession at 4 p.m., led by CeAtl Tonalli Aztec Dancers.
At 4:45 p.m., the community altar in the Blue Building will be dedicated by Raul Sanchez. Bring your pictures or mementos of deceased loved ones to the Phinney Center before or during the event to be placed on the altar. (You can pick them up by Nov. 10).

At 5:15 p.m., PCPE Spanish Preschool Co-op students will perform, followed by Spanish children’s music by Marco Cortes at 5:30 p.m., and a Mexican folk dance by Bailadores de Bronce at 6:15 p.m.