The Downey Civic Theatre ~Dia de los Muertos Festival
A vibrant and cultural festival for Downey Sunday, November 3rd 2013
The Downey Civic Theatre presents Dia de los Muertos Festival Sunday November 3rd 2013 from 11:00am – 8:00pm. This festival will be held at the Downey Civic Theatre and outside CivicCenter located at 8435 Firestone Blvd, Downey CA 90241.
This festival will include local artisans featuring award winning altar displays and an art gallery exhibit, dancig to live “triobolero” music and dancing (Ballet Folklorico), an outdoor art car exhibition, a schedule of live folkloric dance on the main stage and two special screenings (free to the public) of the 1960 Mexican film “Marcario” at noon and 5:00 p.m.
Sugar skull decorating ad Papel Picado workshops with master “artisanos” (free).
Free pan de muertos for everyone!
Shopping for “Dia de los Muertos” related merchandise from local merchant booths will be available at the vendor location outside in the courtyard.
A kid’s zone offers interactive papel picado demonstrations, face painting and decorating Calaveras (sugar skulls).
Festival attendees can take advantage of food and drink including a beer and wine garden and more than seven food trucks of various cuisines.
This event is family friendly and free to the public. To participate at this event or for more information contact Amber Vogel at (562) 904-7230 or at .