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[festival] San Rafael “Dia De Los Muertos” [video]

There will be over 25 additional altars at our event at the Albert J. Boro Community Center on Nov 5th.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2022 at 3 PM
Day of the Dead San Rafael 2022
Pickleweed Park & Albert J. Boro Community Center.

Locatin: Albert J. Boro Community Center at Pickleweed Park. [see parking tips below].

San Rafael is set to throw its 34th annual Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, celebration on Nov. 5 from 3 to 9pm with an uplifting and affirming experience for community members from all walks of life.

Cultural performances from Danza Azteca Mixcoatl and Ballet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl will take place in the gymnasium from 7 to 7:30pm, and a community dance with Sang Matiz will be held in the multipurpose room from 7:30 to 9:30pm.

 

See last year’s video!

 

About festival:

Free, family-friendly fun for all, including art workshops for kids, altar viewing, live entertainment, cultural performances, candlelit walking procession, and community dance!

The event will honor those that we’ve lost and celebrate life.

This free-to-attend celebration takes place in the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael and includes art workshops for children, live music (multiple performers), cultural performances, altar viewing, a walking procession through the neighborhood and traditional food available for purchase.

Over a dozen altars in downtown business windows and 22 altars at the event will be displayed, during the month of October and through the first week of November.

 

 

Altar viewing and food sales will take place throughout the entire celebration from 3 to 9pm

Art workshops in the multipurpose room from 3 to 5pm, Pan Rafael (Steel Pans) in the lobby from 3 to 4pm,

Enriching Lives through Music in the gymnasium from 4 to 5pm, Cascada de Flores in the gymnasium from 5 to 7pm and an outdoor procession from 6 to 7pm.

Cultural performances from Danza Azteca Mixcoatl and Ballet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl will take place in the gymnasium from 7 to 7:30pm, and a community dance with Sang Matiz will be held in the multipurpose room from 7:30 to 9:30pm.

 

 

Parking:

Parking for San Rafael’s 34th annual Día de los Muertos celebration is available at Pickleweed Park.

The Multicultural Center of Marin will be running a continuous free shuttle service between the Marin Health and Wellness Campus (3240 Kerner Blvd.) and the Boro Center from 3 to 9:30pm.

Parking at the Health and Wellness Campus is free and time-unlimited.

 

Altars:

Have you seen the altars in many Downtown San Rafael business windows?

Here is a list so that you do not miss any. Many are already set up and the remainder will be completed by the Downtown Dia de los Muertos Car Procession on Saturday, October 22nd.

There will be over 25 additional altars at our event at the Albert J. Boro Community Center on November 5th.

 

 

Details:  Read article here!

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