This November 1th be part of one of the largest and most colorful parties that takes place in San Miguel de Allende. Every year on November 1th, Mexico celebrates the Day of the Dead, a millenary tradition that combines cultural elements both Catholic and pre-Hispanic.
The Day of the Dead in San Miguel de Allende is a date that does not go unnoticed, the city takes this special celebration very seriously and organizes a complete program of activities that include, artistic installations, creative workshops, cemetery tours, contests of altars, parades and outdoor concerts.
Preparations begin from October 30 in the main square, beautiful altars are mounted as well as impressive carpets painted or built with seeds, colored sawdust and Cempasuchil flowers.
The main attraction for tourists is of course The Catrinas Parade , which consists of a cheerful parade of “mojigangas” shaped as skulls, and showy costumes. It circulates through the main streets at dusk, giving candies to children. It is an incredible show for the whole family to attend, the participants strive each year to overcome the previous one and compete for the best costume prize.
This next November 1th you can not miss this wonderful Parade in San Miguel de Allende, where the solemnity of the memory of the dead becomes a party that completely illuminates the streets of the city. Come live the magic of this celebration!
Casa 1810 Hotel Boutique offers luxury lodging and creative culinary experiences for every occasion at its Trazo 1810 restaurant. Enjoy the Day of the Dead with us!
Do you want to know what else you can do in San Miguel de Allende? We recommend you continue reading San Miguel de Allende in 3 days.
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