4th Annual Day of the Dead Festival
Thursday, October 31
The Modern and Classical Languages Department at Missouri State University invites you to its 4th Annual Day of the Dead Festival!
This is the perfect opportunity to learn about this old Mexican cultural practice and the values surrounding the remembrance of ancestors. The traditions of other cultures and groups from around the world will be represented as well.
Join us as we celebrate the diversity of different cultures!
Learn to make traditional Mexican crafts like sugar skulls, painted eggs, and beautiful paper picado in our interactive workshops!
Best Miniature Altar!
Best Catrina and Catrin Costume!
There will be prizes!
See alternative instructions for contest rules
- 10:00 Doors open to public: Visit altar and enjoy Pan de Muerto (until 2:00 pm)
- 10:00-11:00 Marimba Caliente
- 11:00-11:30 Second Line
- 11:30-1:30 Mariachi Flor de Missouri Band & Grupo Latinoamericano Dances
- 2:00 End of Festival
Modern and Classical Languages Department
College of Arts and Letters
Division for Diversity and Inclusion