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Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Community Celebration

Join us right after the parade for the Third Annual Día de los Muertos altar competition! Join us as we celebrate one of the oldest traditions in Mexico that dates back to the Aztec period. Children are invited to paint sugar skulls, view ofrendas/altars and have their faces strikingly painted!

$3 per child, $2 for Des Plaines History Center Members.

Download application to enter the altar contest.


Earlier Event: October 22
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Later Event: October 29
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