DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FALL FESTIVAL AT CHEEKWOOD
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum
Annual EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Fall
October 27th 2012
11:00am - 5:00pm
The festivals of Mexico and Latin America are world renowned for their colorful decorations, energetic music, and cultural significance. Los Dias de los Muertos, the Days of the Dead, are no exception! The holiday is one of the most important celebrations in Latin America and demonstrates the culture's strong sense of love and respect for one's ancestors while celebrating the continuance of life. Join in the festivities and learn more about this unique holiday as you tour the altars, shop in the Mexican marketplace, explore traditional arts and crafts, and enjoy live music and dance.
Free - Cheekwood Members
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors (65 +)
$5 - College Students w/ ID
Free - 17 and Under
Want to sell your art,
goods, or food in the Marketplace? Complete the Vendor Application and return it
by Friday, August 3rd. Click
here to download the Vendor Application.
(Please note: Submission of
application does not secure acceptance or placement of booth.)
TAPETE DISPLAY & COMPETITION
Cheekwood will host the 5th annual Tapete Display and
may portray any aspect of the Día de los Muertos holiday. Help your students
develop a cultural awareness, encourage class unity and participation, and
display the talent and enthusiasm of your students to over 4,000 event visitors
through this interactive and fun competition!
For more TAPETE
information or to register, click here.
DEADLINE TO ENTER IS SEPTEMBER 24, 2012. Space is limited, so sign up today!