Celebrating Day of the Dead in San Miguel de Allende

Celebrating Day of the Dead in San Miguel de Allende

This year Day of the Dead celebrations in San Miguel de Allende, which will take place from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, will align with Covid-19 health measures.


In order to avoid crowds, the San Juan de Dios cemetery will only allow entry to 30 visitors at a time, with prior registration, and access for up to 30 minutes. To register one must call 415 154 56 70.


On Oct. 27 the municipal Department of Culture and Traditions will commence activities such as a photographic exhibition and an exhibition of monumental alebrijes (fantastical animal sculptures) in San Francisco church.


Additionally, 27 offerings will be exhibited throughout the city, to be visited along different routes; the longest of these lasting approximately 45 minutes. Civil associations, institutions like La Biblioteca, and government agencies will participate in preparing these offerings.


Visitors must adhere to standard health measures along the routes: keeping a safe distance, using face masks and avoiding crowds.


Four giant skulls will also be placed in Plaza Insurgentes, Benito Juárez Park, Civic Square and Zeferino Gutiérrez Park.


Atención, the Department of Culture and Traditions, and venues participating in the preparation of offerings will offer the complete program of the Day of the Dead celebrations. 


Source: Municipal Government of San Miguel de Allende.

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