4 Spooky Spots for Celebrating "El DÃa de los Muertos"
1. Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles, CA)
Dress up calaca-style (traditional skeleton costumes) and enjoy Mexican food, music, and more at this famous L.A. landmark. Mexican Independence Bicentennial and Revolution Centennial will also be celebrated. October 30; 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.; $10 per adult, free for kids under 10.
2. Estrella Mo untain Community College (Avondale, AZ)
Flamenco dancing, mariachis, and a kids’ zone, to name just a few of the highlights. Hosted by the Ballet Folklorico Esperanza Dance School. October 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free.
3. Atlanta History Center (Atlanta, GA)
Drop in for storytelling, dancing, and to check out elaborately decorated altars. October 31; 12 to 5 p.m.; free.
4. Garfield Park (San Francisco, CA)
Bring a candle and join (or watch) the colorful, lively procession that starts a few blocks from the park. November 2; 7 p.m.; free.
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Samantha Brody is a Senior Editor for Parent & Child Magazine
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