November 4, 2017

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Día de Muertos Celebration (Day of the Dead)

Alfred Deacon Place Sat 4 Nov 10am to 4pm

Celebrate the culture of Mexico and the colourful Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) in the centre of Ballarat.

Enjoy food, colourful spectacles, traditional Mexican crafts and live music in a colourful free indoor-outdoor celebration. Dia de Muertos is a Mexican national holiday when people honour the memory of friends and family who have died. Images of skulls and skeletons are a particular feature of the event. Ballarat’s Dia de Muertos will feature music, food vans, stalls and family activities.

This exciting celebration is presented by MexVic Association, in conjunction with the Art Gallery of Ballarat’s exhibition “Romancing the Skull” and is supported by the Ballarat Council.