Halloween Day of the Dead - Dia de los Muertos, Berkeley CA ~ video by Mark Day

Dia de los Muertos - day of the dead - in Berkeley

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CalTV Entertainment celebrates Dia De Los Muertos in North Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto Nov. 2, 2012

 

Berkeley Halloween

DA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BERKELEY


Day of the Dead Celebration
Thursday, November 2, 2017,

(New Location!)
Kittredge Street and Harold Way
Downtown Berkeley, CA


Build a Community Altar 5-10PM
Candle Light Procession 9PM

• DIY ART PROJECTS
• FREE SKELETAL FACE PAINTING
• FOOD TRUCKS
• BEER & WINE GARDEN
• MUSIC

 

At this time of year, when the veil between the living and dead is thought to be at its most diaphanous, take part in the eighth year of the Da de los Muertos Celebration. Gather in the heart of Downtown Berkeley on Kittredge Street and Harold Way on Thursday, November 2, 5-10PM to celebrate and remember those who have passed on.

Food, Music, Costumes

The event hosts food booths and trucks, a wine and beer garden at Maison Bleue, free skeletal face painting, and art and craft vendors. There are DIY art projects for kids and adults including ceramic or sugar skull painting. Mariachi music by Con Permiso and the hauntingly beautiful violin of Kippy Marks make the evening magical. Costumes and traditional Da de los Muertos papier mach giant heads are encouraged.

Ofrenda & Procession

This year several altars will be created by local artists and students from Berkeley City College. The public is invited to bring photos or stories of loved ones, candles, breads, or flowers to add to the large community ofrenda. A sidewalk candle light blessing of the altar is followed by a procession through the area along a path of strewn marigold petals.

Free admission

Take BART to the Downtown Berkeley station/Alston Way exit. Free valet bike parking by Spokes.

The Dia de los Muertos Celebration is sponsored by the Downtown Berkeley Association, Berkeley Community Media, East Bay Loop, East Bay Express and Yelp.

 

Vendor and Sponsor Applications + Press Release

 

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Another Bullwinkel Showit starts here. Downtown Berkeley Spokes Bike Valet
East Bay ExpressEast Bay LoopBETV - Berkeley Community MediaYelp
ADA
This event is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, please call the Disability Services Specialist at 1(510)981-6418 (voice), or 1(510)981-6347(TTY). At least one week's notice will ensure availability.

 

 

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