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The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) on Nov. 2 is one of Mexico’s most important holidays, a day when family and friends gather in remembrance of deceased loved ones. Oaxaca’s celebrations are legendary, with parades, parties, themed decorations, and festive foods in abundance. Here’s how to celebrate the Day of the Dead in Oaxaca.
 
  • Learn about Day of the Dead traditions, such as candlelit altars, colorful sugar skulls, and marigold flowers on a Day of the Dead tour.
  • Get dressed up and join one of Oaxaca’s vibrant Day of the Dead costume parades.
  • Take an evening cemetery tour and gain a deeper understanding of Day of the Dead beliefs and traditions.
  • Immerse yourself in Oaxaca’s history and culture at the Museum of Cultures.
  • Learn to make traditional Oaxacan foods during a cooking class, and sample festive foods such as the sweet bread called pan de muerto (bread of the dead).
  • Visit Oaxaca sights such as Benito Juarez Market, where locals buy colorful flowers to decorate the gravestones of loved ones.
  • Discover Mexican folk art and handicrafts on a day trip to villages like San Bartolo Coyotepec, Santo Tomás Jalieza, and San Martin Tilcajete.
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Day Of The Dead Traditional Cultural Experience

Day Of The Dead Traditional Cultural Experience

● Learning more about the Mexican civilizations from centuries ago ● Enjoying yourself in a relaxed and fun atmosphere ● Mingling with locals and discover how they celebrate this holiday ● Enjoying authentic Mexican cuisine all day ● Discovering the true meaning of Day of the Dead and become more cultured
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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Celebrating Day of the Dead in Oaxaca Tour

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Oaxaca Tour

Why is the Day of the Dead celebrated in Mexico? What is magical about celebrating death? Discover why this mystical celebration teaches us that dying is part of life and we should celebrate it. Celebrate this tradition that is considered Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity! The Day of the Dead in Oaxaca represents a mixture of tradition, worship, celebration, magic and history. Dead and alive come together at general pantheon. Death is admired, interpreted and respected in Oaxaca. Get to know the colorful altars and offerings, specially the exquisite cuisine with which Mexicans remember their faithful departed. The Day of the Dead is an event that only takes place once a year in Oaxaca and you cannot miss!
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  • 2 hours
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$399.99
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Celebrating Day of the Dead in Xoxocotlan Tour

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Xoxocotlan Tour

Why is the Day of the Dead celebrated in Mexico? What is magical about celebrating death? Discover why this mystical celebration teaches us that dying is part of life and we should celebrate it. Celebrate this tradition that is considered Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity! The Day of the Dead are for Xoxocotlan a mixture of tradition, worship, celebration, magic and history. Dead and alive come together at local pantheon. Death is admired, interpreted and respected in Xoxocotlan. Get to know the colorful altars and offerings, specially the exquisite cuisine with which Mexicans remember their faithful departed. The Day of the Dead is an event that only takes place once a year in Xoxocotlan and you cannot miss!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$450.00
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Private. Day Of The Dead Huatulco Ht

Private. Day Of The Dead Huatulco Ht

One of the most representatives events in the Mexican culture; unfortunately can be only enjoyed one night early November in Mexico. It is not a tour, is an unforgettable experience.!!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Day Of The Dead Huatulco HT

Day Of The Dead Huatulco HT

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One of the most representatives events in the Mexican culture; unfortunately can be only enjoyed one night early November in Mexico. It is not a tour, is an unforgettable experience.!!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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