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Día de Muertos Celebration - Catrinas Opening Reception, Gigantes Procession & Auction

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Marking its 23rd year, Longmont’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration is the longest standing in the state of Colorado. The exhibition at the Longmont Museum and family celebration in Downtown Longmont alone attract more than 6,000 people from across the region each year. Día de los Muertos in Longmont has expanded to a City-wide event. The Longmont Museum partners with dozens of individuals and community organizations with cultural expertise to create an experience for Día de los Muertos that is rooted in respect and authenticity.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 11:00AM – 3:00PM; free
Downtown Longmont at 4th Avenue and Main Street
Like last year, the Day of the Dead Family Celebration will open the season in Downtown Longmont. This street festival will include music and dance performances, art and craft activities, cultural education, delicious food, downtown business altars, and the Firehouse Art Center’s Gigantes Procession. Park downtown or take the free shuttle from the Longmont Museum to enjoy all the activities of the day, including the exhibition of community altars at the Museum.

2:00PM – 5:00PM; free
Gigantes Procession, Catrinas Opening Reception and Auction
The Firehouse Art Center Gigantes Procession, During the Family Celebration. Parade through the streets and alleys of Downtown Longmont starting on 4th Avenue