Prepare for the 10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with love, remembrance, and vibrant traditions at the Kansas City Museum.

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A decade of honoring the spirits that came before us.

Photo by Kansas City Museum

The Kansas City Museum’s Día de los Muertos Celebration returns for the 10th time on Saturday, Oct. 21, 5-9 p.m.

The Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday where families reunite with souls of past relatives every year from Oct. 31-Nov. 2 — with Nov. 2 being the official Day of the Dead.

Kansas City Museum’s East lawn + first floor
3218 Gladstone Blvd., KCMO

Pay what you like, but ticket reservations are required.

Plan for a night chock-full of festivities featuring local artisans + performers including:

  • Live music by Mariachi Estrella KC
  • Puppetry by Stone Lion Puppet Theatre
  • Live dance performances by Grupo Folklorico Izcalli
  • Face painting and arts + crafts for the kiddos

Attendees can also purchase food + drink from food trucks like La Hamburgesa Loal, Snow Roast, Sugar Skull Mexican Food Truck, and PH Coffee.