Scottsdale Dia de los Muertos Fiestas

Commemorate Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos through multiple celebrations and art installations. These events bring together world-class artists and the local community to create a vibrant, visually entertaining, larger-than-life, cross-cultural experience with city-wide activations of art, altars and performances.

Civic Center Arts Installation Experience runs 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 – Monday, Oct. 30, and features large-scale fine art installations, Mesoamerican-inspired sculptures and traditional altars in the outdoor space north of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St. Free.

Altares Y Ofrendas celebrates the rich, ancient traditions of Dia de Los Muertos and runs 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily, Monday, Oct. 23 – Thursday, Nov. 2. Admission is $15 and free for children 10 and younger.

Fiesta De Muertos Y Danza will be performed at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the Virginia G. Piper Theater at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St. Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company will combine art and ritual, transporting audience members through regions of Mexico and its richness and wonderment of cultures while honoring the origins of Dia de Los Muertos’ celebration of life, loss and remembrance.

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