The streets of downtown Puerto Vallarta were filled with multicolored parties, music and dance, with the traditional “La Muerte está Viva” parade, organized by the Municipal Government through the Tourism Directorate and the Vallartense Institute of Culture.
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The mayor of Vallarta, accompanied by his wife Candelaria Tovar de Dávalos, president of the DIF System and their daughters, as well as the aldermen María Guadalupe Guerrero Carvajal, Saúl López Orozco and Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez; Ramón González Lomelí, director of Tourism and singer Filippa Giordano, witnessed the colorful parade as it passed through the Malecon.
The long and colorful procession started Saturday from the 5 de Diciembre cemetery, composed of students from local schools, restaurants, educational institutions, municipal agencies, civil organizations and associations, car agencies, private businesses, floats, among others.
The parade traveled the streets of San Salvador, Mexico Avenue, the Malecón, Morelos and Ignacio L. Vallarta, to the Lázaro Cárdenas Park, a route in which thousands of people, including locals and tourists, were able to admire the catrinas and catrines, traditions of Day of the Dead.