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Dia de Los Muertos

The celebration of the Day of the Dead is one of love, honor and memory.

The most honorable way to celebrate El Día de Los Muertos and loved ones who have passed is with remembrance and a celebration of their lives.

Community Altar. Bring flowers and a photo of a loved one to place on an ofrenda, community altar. You may bring a luminary, but an open flame is not recommended.

Performance. We invite anyone who wishes to remember a loved one with a performance such as a song, story or reading. Performances are limited to 3 minutes each — to participate, you must contact Marta V. Martínez at by 10/30.

Procession. A fun-filled procession leaving SouthLight will begin at 6:45pm, when we will walk towards Grace Church Cemetery (across Broad Street). Bring a luminary to carry as we make our way to the cemetery. Tours and living history performances will be led by teens from the Manton Avenue Project as we honor the dead who are buried there.
FREE! Children welcome and must be accompanied by an adult during the procession. Face painting will be offered to help you fully get into the spirit of Día de Los Muertos.

In the Southlight Pavilion.


Earlier Event: October 29
Drop-in Drum Class
Later Event: November 2
Providence Improv Guild Performance