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Celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Riviera Maya.


The Day of the Dead is approaching. A time to honor our ancestors and of course, to taste delicious traditional food, enjoy the aroma of cempasúchil (Marigolds) and attend events that remind us of our history.

The Day of the Dead is an ancestral tradition of Mexico celebrated on November 1 and 2; commemorating the dead who were part of our history.

In the Riviera Maya there are different festivities that fill the people who have left us with flowers and colors, but are still alive in the heart.

We would like to propose some events for you to experience in October and November to exalt the dead:


Festival of Life and Death Traditions in Xcaret.


A great event held by Xcaret Park, where it is celebrated with dance, music, theater, concerts, workshops, textile and gastronomic shows.

It will be from October 30 to November 2 filling the calendar of events with color and flavor to celebrate the Day of the Dead.

Having as guest state San Luis Potosí with the celebration of Xantolo. In addition, November 1 and 2 will be presented Los Angeles Azules to put everyone to dance to the rhythm of the cumbia.




Parade of Catrinas: The organization Todos Somos Catrinas, will perform on November 2 a parade of calacas, catrines and catrinas on Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen.

In this edition, he will pay tribute to the state of Veracruz.

At the end of the march, they are waiting in the amphitheater of the Plaza 28 de Julio to enjoy dance, music and acrobatics.

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Hanal Pixán

A celebration organized by AllTourNative, opening a portal to the Xibalbá, where they connect with the past and the present, creating a space of coexistence for our ancestors.

The experience is lived from November 1 to 4 in Tres Reyes, in the Municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas, with an artistic show, tour of the cemetery, traditional dinner, a Mayan ceremony in a cenote and a visit to the altars of the families of this Mayan community


Hanal Pixán – Corn Town.

Cozumel is not far behind, therefore, Pueblo del Corn  will organize this November 1 and 2, an event with pre-Hispanic touches to honor our deceased faithful who are now in the Xibalbá.

There will be a theatrical tour, representations of legends of Popol Vuh, songwriters, traditional dishes of the region, workshops and even a photo contest in this Mayan-themed park on Cozumel Island.




Now you are ready for the typical food of this season and to enjoy our culture.

From:  Lorena Sánchez Jiménez.

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