Day of the Dead

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. The mayor of Vallarta, accompanied by his wife Candelaria Tovar de Dávalos, president of the DIF System and...
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From Oct 31st – Nov 4th, Velas Resorts is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with ancestral drink tastings, ofrendas (elaborately adorned display altars), traditional recipes, tasting menus, special décor and more. The resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Riviera Maya will each create bright and colorful Altars de Muerto (altars...
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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 the time that each family prepares to receive the souls of the loved ones...
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Dearly departed spirits in Puerto Vallarta’s Zona Romantica will return to hover over this year’s ART VallARTa Day of the Dead celebration, starting Friday, October 25th, from 6–9 p.m. with a street party and live music on stage, plus an all-new gallery exhibition inside the ART VallARTa gallery and studios. Seating will be provided and...
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Puerto Vallarta will celebrate the Day of the Dead with music, culture, dance, gastronomy, and color, from October 29 to November 3. For Mexico, the Day of the Dead represents one of its most important festivities of the year, in 2018 it was declared as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. As part of the festivities...
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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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