Presented by Artistas Latinos Unidos, in collaboration with CPT.

October 28, 2017

11:00am-10:00pm, CPT campus - Church, Parish Hall and surrounding area - 6205 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102

A vibrant cultural celebration for the whole family, the annual “Day of the Dead” honors the memory of those who have passed and is a treasured holiday in Mexico and throughout Central America. Activities include indoor and outdoor art installations, Latin food, live music, performances and a colorful “Skeletons and Skulls” procession.

Tickets: FREE



All events take place at Cleveland Public Theatre’s Church, Parish Hall and surrounding area. 6205 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102.

Día de Muertos Altars Exhibition, Cemetery Installations & Performances 11am – 10pm
Face Painting & Crafts Workshops 11am – 2:45pm
“Skeletons & Skulls” Procession** 3:30pm – 4:15pm

**New this year: Due to the increased popularity of the procession, all participants are required to register in advance. Click here to register.

Calling Home the Dead

An exclusive FREE showing of Calling Home the Dead (Llamar a los Muertos a Casa) will be held at the Capitol Theatre in conjunction with Día de Muertos Ohio. The film provides an authentic look at Día de los Muertos as practiced in Pátzcuaro, Mexico, and has been featured in many Day of the Dead programs across the country and abroad. Doors open at 10:30am; showtime is at 11am. First come first served seating. $1 off popcorn for anyone in Day of the Dead makeup or attire! For more information, click here.


Official ALTARS:

Main Altar:  Ana Luisa Sanchez & Mark Jenks
Altar #1:  María Froehlich
Altar #2:  Mauricio Chaqueco
Altar #3:  Cleveland Rape Crisis Center / Hogar Consuelo
Altar #4:  Cleveland High School for Digital Arts
Altar #5:  The Roberto Ocasio Foundation
Altar #6:  Victor Machado
Altar #7:  Main Entrance Church: Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center


Mark Jenks / Ian Petroni / Nina Huryn & Ted Olah / Robin Heinrich / Lori Lane & Jay Bentoff



1 – 2pm Guitar by Wesley Washington

Parish Hall – FREE PERFORMANCE (1:30 – 2:30pm):

1:30 – 2:30pm Dueto Maravilla (Romantic Mexican popular songs)

Outdoors – Parade (3:30 – 4:15pm):

3:30pm Parade/Procession “Skeletons & Skulls” – Join the parade – open to the public!**
Dances by Tepehuani Nelli Mexican Folkloric Dance Group. Mariachi Music by Hawken High School.

**New this year: Due to the increased popularity of the procession, all participants are required to register in advance. Click here to register.

DEPART CPT’s Parish Hall (6205 Detroit Ave)
1st STOP: OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH (West 70th Street & Detroit Ave)
2nd STOP: CRACIUN BERRY FUNERAL HOME (West 72nd Street & Detroit Ave)
RETURN to CPT Campus at 4:15pm

Parish Hall – FREE PERFORMANCEs (4:45 – 8:30pm):

4:45pm Remarks by Councilman Matt Zone
5:00 – 6:30pm Music & Dance by “El Cantante”
6:30 – 8:30pm Rice & Beans Latin Jazz Band

CHURCH – FREE PERFORMANCE (7:45 – 8:30pm):

7:45 – 8:30pm Violin by Ariel Clayton

Parish Hall – FREE PERFORMANCE (8:30 – 10:00pm):

8:30 – 10:00pm Free Music Form

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Thank you to our DÍa De Muertos Community Partners & Sponsors

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