Day of the Dead celebrations in NYC guide

At a Day of the Dead celebration in NYC, honor the Mexican holiday with sugar skulls, folk art and authentic meals

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Get ready for a Day of the Dead celebration! Halloween festivals get a continuation in NYC with this holiday’s deals at Mexican restaurants, exhibits of Mexican folk art and more. You’ve seen the holiday’s sugar skulls and culturally appropriated La Calavera Halloween costumes, but at these celebratory NYC events in November and fall art shows in NYC, you can learn the history of the holiday honoring the souls of dearly departed friends and family.

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When is the Day of the Dead?

The Day of the Dead is celebrated from Monday, October 31, 2016 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

What is the Day of the Dead?

The Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a Mexican holiday in the beginning of November honoring the deceased.

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