Day of the Dead

Our biggest event of the year. Live this traditional Mexican celebration by staying with us during November 1 and 2, and witness an experience you will never forget.

A traditional Day of the Dead

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Honoring the deceased and celebrating life

November 1 & 2

In the first days of November, Mexico shines brightly through candlelight and colorful costumes during the famous Day of the Dead. Discover how Mexico honors loved ones who have passed on in a two-day celebration overflowing with beautiful altars, parades of Catrinas (elegantly dressed skeleton characters), and ancient traditions that celebrate life after death. Download the activity program below:

 

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ACTIVITY PROGRAM

 

During these two days, we have a variety of activities planned so you can have a blast! Take a look and get ready to experience this fascinating celebration.

 

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DAY 1

ALL DAY

 

  • Display of Jose Gualupe Artworks
    Location: Main Avenue
     
  • Day of the Dead Origin
    Location: Info Center
azucar

 

  • Make Your Own Sugar Skull
    Location: Kids Club

 

kids crafts

 

  • Trick or Treat Crafts
    Location: Kids Café

 

catrin

 

desfile

 

  • Lively Catrina Parade with a Sinaloa Band
    Location: Theater
  • Hotel Artisan Shops
    Location: On the path to “Las Mascaras”

 

artesania

 

  • Traditional Artisans
    Location: Path of the Souls
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  • Day of the Dead Dinner
    Location: Around the Central Palapa

 

maquillaje

 

  • Day of the Dead Face Painting Stand
    Location: Path of the Souls

 

cementerio

 

  • Mexican Cemetery
    Location: Donkey pen

 

flor

 

  • Marigolds Town
    Location: In front of the Cemetery

 

tamal

 

  • Trick-or-Treating
    Location: Kids Club

 

desfile

 

  • Skeletons & Games
    Location: Tennis Courts
  • Parade of the Souls
    Location: Theater
  • "COCO" Show 
    Location: Central Palapa

 

catrinas

 

  • Children of the Sun
    Location: Terrace
la llorona

 

  • Concert of the Souls
    Location: Crystalline Cenote
catrines

DAY 2

  • Make Your Own Sugar Skull
    Location: Kids Club
azucar

 

  • Trick-or-Treat Crafts
    Location: Kids Café

 

kids crafts

 

  • Decoration of Baskets
    Location: Kids Café

 

muerto

 

desfile

 

  • Lively Catrina Parade with a Sinaloa Band
    Location: Theater
  • Hotel Artisan Shops
    Location: On the path to “Las Mascaras”

 

artesano

 

  • Artisans Shop Hotel
    Location: On the path to "Las Máscaras"

 

pib food

 

  • Digging Up the Pib
    Location: Info Center – Arrive 10 min early

 

comida

 

  • Day of the Dead Dinner
    Location: Around the Central Palapa

 

maquillaje

 

  • Day of the Dead Face Painting Stand
    Location: Path of the Souls

 

cementerio

 

  • Mexican Cemetery
    Location: Donkey pen
flor

 

  • Marigolds Town
    Location: In front of the Cemetery

 

comida

 

  • Trick-or-Treating
    Location: Kids Club

 

veladoras

 

  • Candle Light Offering
    Location: Cenote Cristalino
  • Skeletons & Games
    Location: Tennis Courts

 

desfile muertos

 

  • Parade of the Souls
    Location: Theater 
     
  • "COCO" Show
    Location: Central Palapa

 

calaveritas

 

  • Calaverita Poems
    Location: In front of the Spa

 

catrin

 

  • Dance of the Catrins
    Location: Terrace
  • Love Story Kids Club
    Location: Theater 
     
  • Macho Mexicano Performance
    Location: Theater

 

alson

 

  • The Sounds of Mexico
    Location: Theater

 

banda

 

  • Live Northern Music Band
    Location: Cemetery

 

mariachi

 

NOVEMBER 1 & 2 (ALL DAY)

 

  • The Gondola of Death (Central Palapa)
  • Day of the Dead Culture and Traditions Tour (Lobby meeting point)
  • Dead Culture and Traditions Tour (Lobby meeting point)
  • Day of the Dead Altar Contest (Calzada de las Ánimas)
  • Photo Exhibit (Central Palapa)
  • Skull Station (Central Palapa)
  • The Great Offering (Theater Terrace)
  • Famous Mexicans (in front of the Spa)
  • Catrinas (Central Palapa)

 

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*Special activities are subject to change without prior notice 

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Parade of the Dead

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Face painting