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November 4, 2023 , 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Join us in the Garden for a joyous Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration. This event lasts all weekend, from 10am – 7pm on Saturday, November 4 and 10am – 4pm on Sunday, November 5. With origins in Mexico, this colorful holiday is a time to share memories of loved ones, and celebrate our families and friends. Discover the holiday’s significance and its rich culture though special displays, arts and crafts stations, and more.

Immerse yourself in live music, dance performances, and delicious dishes. Bring the whole family for an adventure in color, aroma, and flavor.
Please no outdoor seating.

What to Expect: 

  • Enjoy live music and dance
  • Festive hands-on activities for the family
  • Enjoy food and drink specials in Fogg Café
  • View a community ofrenda (offering) in Kapnick Hall
  • Photo opportunities in the Garden

Family-Friendly Entertainment:

  • Mexican Folkloric Dance, 10 – 11am  
  • DJ Vamanos, 11 – 11:30am
  • Havy Rodriguez & the Miami Splash Band, 11:30 am – 2:30pm
  • DJ Vamanos, 2:30 – 4pm
  • Duo Piedra Fina, 4 – 7pm

Saturday Evening Only:

  • Enjoy extended hours from 4 – 7pm Saturday evening and toast the souls of the past as the sun sets on the Scott Florida Garden. Enjoy delicious complimentary light bites and live music from Duo Piedra Fina.

Special Food & Drink:

  • Taco Tummy Food Truck on-site offering traditional foods and paletas (Mexican popsicles) available for purchase – while supplies last, 11am – 4pm
  • Food specials in Fogg Café: Elote Street Corn and Pumpkin Empanadas with Marshmallow Dipping Sauce – while supplies last, 10am – 4pm

Ongoing Activities:

  • View Community Altars & Leave Your Own Memory in Kapnick Hall, 10am – 4pm
  • Dig Deeper: The Spice is Right: Spices of Mexico, 10am – 4pm
  • Día de los Muertos-themed family activities on the Performance Lawn, 10am – 4pm
  • Photo opportunities including Catrinas by Ricardo Soltero, 10am – 4pm

Included with Garden admission. 

Supported by:

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Cultureand the National Endowment for the Arts.

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