The Día de los Muertos celebration is the premier Day of the Dead event in Atlanta, GA, attracting 10,000+ event-goers to the historic heart of our city. This event is free to the public and provides an opportunity for families to learn about the history, culture, and heritage of the region and take part in traditional activities. The authenticity of this celebration is held as a top priority in planning all aspects of the event and the result is a truly fantastic Atlanta tradition.
The Atlanta History Center in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta will host our 16th Annual Day of the Dead celebration on October 30th. Día de los Muertos is considered to be the most important holiday of the year by many in Mexico and other Latin American countries. The unity between life and death is celebrated when families come together and offer hospitality to the spirits of their loved ones. This event is designed to celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the Atlanta region and to pay homage to this very important and festive tradition. The Atlanta History Center a diverse and historic legacy makes it the best site in Atlanta to hold this celebration transforming it in to a traditional marketplace, providing goods, entertainment, and regional foods. There will be entertainment and activities for participants of all ages to enjoy.
General Admission: Free
Parking: Parking Lot with a Fee
Dia de Los Muertos attire strongly encouraged – Come dressed in your finest Catrina/Catrin apparel for the contest
Atlanta History Center
1300 West Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Please join us for an intimate three-course dinner and cooking demonstration paired with wine featuring Mexican celebrity chef, Pati Jinich. Pati is the resident chef at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, DC and host of the award-winning culinary program Mexican Table that consists of a series of live cooking demonstrations and tasting dinners in an attempt to swing a window wide open into the fascinating world of Mexican cuisine.
Today, Pati’s Mexican Table is a national public TV series on its sixth season. It received the Best National Informational Program Award from the Imagen Awards – and it was recently nominated for two James Beard Awards for Best Culinary Series in a Fixed Location and Best Culinary Host and also two Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Culinary Host and Outstanding Culinary Series. It can be seen throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan and Southeast Asia. Tickets, Venue and Information here.
Thank you for your interest in supporting the Institute of Mexican Culture. We welcome you to explore sponsorship opportunities with us and join in our efforts to continue these annual events by providing a venue for a community based celebration. With your support we can make sure this important cultural tradition continues. For a list of corporate opportunities contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY, October 29th, 12-5PM, ATlanta History Center