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Día de Muertos Events Guide

Clara Martha Hernández

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Oct 28 5 minutes read

Overwhelmed with options this Halloween? No worries, we’ve put together a list of all the best spots to spend Día de los Muertos.

Parades, Altar Exhibits and more:


  • 13th Annual Art of Remembrance 2019The event starts from October 7th to November 8th, Monday - Thursday 8AM to 9PM, Friday - Saturday 8AM to 6PM, Sunday 1PM to 7PM. This event is an exhibit of traditional and contemporary visual arts and altars featured by their local and Bay Area artists. 


  • Day of the Dead – Dia de los Muertos:  This event starts at  4-9 p.m. November 3rd, at Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway. Have fun by enjoying their music and dancing. See Catrinas, an elaborate altars exhibit inside of the San Mateo County History Museum, or join their procession down Broadway, eat at the food court and put on face painting, there are also free activities for children. 


  • Oakland Ballet Company ‘Luna Mexicana’This event starts at 7:30 p.m. November 1st and 4 p.m. November 2nd, at Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway. Join the festival of Dia de los Muertos event, with dancing and great costumes, enjoy the live music and holiday treats for $24-$59. 


  • San Francisco Symphony Celebrates Dia de los MuertosThis event starts on November  1st and 2nd, at Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave. Let the whole family cast enjoy screenings of Disney and Pixar’s “Coco,” accompanied by the San Francisco Symphony on November 1st to 2nd, plus Dia de los Muertos celebrations with Latin Grammy award-winning Colombian stars Monsieur Perine at matinees on November 2nd. Prices vary. 


  • Dia de los Muertos Party:  The event starts at 7-10 p.m. November 1st at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Road. Enjoy the lovely music by Key Lime Pie. You will have more fun as everyone who comes embodying the spirit of the Day of the Dead will receive a goody bag. 


  • Day of the Dead: The event starts at 9:30 p.m. November 1st, at Vinnie’s Bar and Grill, 2045 Mt. Diablo St. The bar features Vinyl Lux and Earthquake. Enjoy the event and paint your face like a sugar skull and pay half price. $10. 


  • Dia de los Muertos:  The event starts at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. November 2nd, at Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Webster St. See the live performances by Ballet Folklórico, mariachi bands, and Aztec dancers.  Have fun with their traditional arts and crafts, and face painting for the whole family. Bring a photograph of a family member who has passed to be displayed at the community ofrenda. Food and drink available for purchase. Free admission.



  • Dia de Los Muertos Family Campout: The event starts at 10 a.m. November 2nd to noon of November 3rd, at Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Highway. It is a day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration the whole family will surely have fun with. The night includes dinner, a campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet, morning farm chores, and preparing homemade treats. $105.


  • Dia de los Muertos: The event starts at 12:30 p.m. November 2nd at Abbott Square, 118 Cooper St. Have fun and enjoy putting on face painting, enjoy festive food, join the procession, dance, music, and outdoor altars at Evergreen Cemetery and movie screening. Free. 


  • Celebration of Hanal Pixan and Dia de los Muertos:  The event starts from October 31st to November 2nd at Copita Tequileria y Comida, 739 Bridgeway. The celebration includes festive décorations, local chalk artists drawing sugar skulls and themed menus you will surely enjoy with your whole family.


  • Dia Sonoma: The event starts from October 3rd to November 2nd. Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos exhibits his paintings titled “The Colors of the Death”, instructs a variety of Day of the Dead themed arts and education workshops throughout Sonoma and hosts the Center’s Public Altar Lighting Ceremony on November 2nd. Festival from noon-6:30 p.m.  including display of altars, music, food, arts and crafts and more.


  • Dia de los Muertos: The event starts at 10 a.m.-6 p.m. November 2nd at Georgia and Sacramento streets. Enjoy this festive celebration with food, entertainment, music altar competition and more. 

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