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Día de los Muertos News: News and information for Día de los Muertos by PVDN

Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos in Spanish, is a full week of celebrations honoring loved ones who have passed. Unlike other North American cultures, Mexico finds joy and celebration in death. While Day of the Dead celebrations also cross over Halloween in the United States, the two holidays are very different.

Here you will find news and information on PVDN for Day of the Dead celebrations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Don’t miss our Complete Guide to Día de los Muertos in Puerto Vallarta, updated each year for current celebration information.

Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


In Mexico, each town, each region, has its own traditions, its own uses, and customs. But if there is a tradition that we find in each of them, it is without a doubt, the celebration of the Day of the Dead. It is in time, in which each family prepares to receive the souls of the loved ones...
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In Mexico, the relationship with death is demonstrated in a cluster of traditions, rituals, behaviors, and moods. Death is feared but loved, it is respected but with humor, it coexists with us daily – it does not matter if it is through jokes, prayers, sayings, offerings or literary creations. Regarding the Day of the Dead...
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This year the search for trips for the Day of the Dead season in Mexico increased by 101% compared to last year, according to figures from the Kayak travel website. The travel search revealed that international searches grew 11% , where the countries most interested in traveling to Mexico on these dates are the United...
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The seven existing cemeteries in Puerto Vallarta are ready for the arrival of thousands of people who will come during the day’s of Día de Los Muertos to reunite with their loved ones, who year after year come to live and remember the adventures, feats, and even the mischief of those who have gone. The...
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As every year, and according to the belief, the Mexican people prepare altars dedicated to their friends and relatives who have passed. The altars service the purpose of receiving the dead with a banquet of their favorite foods, drinks, candles, and flowers. Any reunion is a great celebration. According to the Federal Ministry of Culture,...
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October 28 Catrinas Show 1:00 PM Plaza Caracol “The Son of the Catrina” Show 2 sets – Dueto Ponce 1:00 PM Plaza Caracol Show Musical – Coco 4:00 PM Plaza Caracol Catrina Contest 4:00 PM Plaza Caracol October 29th Exhibition Local Legends Vallartenses with stories and illustrations, CUC. (Exhibition from 29 Oct to 3 Nov)...
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At this time of the year, Mexican and Mexican-American communities observe “Día de los Muertos” (the Day of the Dead), a three-day celebration that welcomes the dead temporarily back into families. As scholars of death and mourning rituals, we believe that Día de los Muertos traditions are most likely connected to feasts observed by the...
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Sinking its roots in the pre-Hispanic past, the tradition of using cempasúchil flowers, known as the Mexican Marigold, to decorate altars on the Day of the Dead festivities survives thanks to Mexican farmers who showcase their brilliant products these days. The Mesoamerican cultures attached great importance to the cult of the dead, with different ceremonies...
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Meet Mexico’s Trinity of Death – Day of the Dead, Santa Muerte, and Catrina Calavera
The season of death is fast approaching. October is here and soon comes Halloween with its cavalcade of ghosts and goblins together with the Catholic holy days of All Saints and All Souls, known in Latin America as Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Included in these fall festivals are two familiar faces...
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From October 28 to November 3, Puerto Vallarta will carry out a series of activities to remember the faithful departed and will also have as a guest, the neighboring state of Aguascalientes, who will be present with giant catrinas that will be exhibited along the Malecon. A total of 32 giant catrinas, about 80 altars,...
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Mexico’s Day of the Dead is right around the corner. But death is not something to be feared on this holiday. In Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, two vibrant destinations on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, it’s the time of year that feels most alive. Day of the Dead 2018 Day of the Dead is one of...
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NASA detected the asteroid for the first time in 2015, when it passed less than 500,000 kilometers from Earth. Since then, they have referred to this space rock as a dead comet that, “appropriately, looks a lot like a skull “. “It has two depressions that could be interpreted as eyes,” explains Ruediger Jehn of the...
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