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Harbourfront Centre presents the 14th edition of Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos festival. Join us as we celebrate the life of people, their memories, their achievements, and their impact on the coming generations through contemporary art and culture.

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Mexican Marketplace

12:00pm – 7:00pm

Shopping

In celebration of this year’s Day of the Dead, the market will feature nine Mexican vendors offering unique jewelry, home décor, crafts, clothing, Day of the Dead items and delicious treats for the whole family to enjoy!

Ofrendas

12:00pm – 7:00pm

Family

Visual Arts

Harbourfront Centre will celebrate the 14th edition of the Day of the Dead Festival by working with Mexican artists to create ofrendas that showcase the tradition through a contemporary lens.

Taste of Michoacán: Juana Bravo

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Food

Learning

Learn how to create authentic and traditional Mexican cuisine with Juana Bravo.

HarbourKIDS: Skull Painting

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Family

Decorate pre-made calaveras (sugar skulls) with royal icing in different colours and decorative materials!

Mariachi Azteca

2:00pm – 2:20pm

Family

Music

Don’t miss México’s most beloved traditional music performed by one of Toronto’s pioneer mariachi bands!

Film: Ciclo

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Family

Film

Ciclo is a documentary that tells the story of brothers Arturo and Gustavo Martínez McNaught, who travelled from México to Canada by bicycle in 1956, and their reflections as they journey the same route 30 years later.

Las Catrinas

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Dance

Family

Join Las Catrinas from Ballet Folklórico Puro México as they parade around our Day of the Dead festivities showcasing dresses and costumes from all over México.

HarbourKIDS: Skull Painting

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Family

Decorate pre-made calaveras (sugar skulls) with royal icing in different colours and decorative materials!

Taste of Michoacán: Rosalba Morales

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Food

Learning

Join Michoacán's very own Rosalba Morales, who learned recipes and techniques beginning in her early childhood, and has become one of the most exemplary cooks living in Mexico.

Las Catrinas

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Dance

Family

Join Las Catrinas from Ballet Folklórico Puro México as they parade around our Day of the Dead festivities showcasing dresses and costumes from all over México.

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