L.A. Day of the Dead 2014 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

It’s that time of year again.  Our friends at Hollywood Forever Cemetery are hosting the 15th Annual Dia de los Muertos festival on November 1st, 2014, from 12n – midnight.  Enjoy great food, amazing altars, and entertainment.  We can’t stress enough to plan ahead regarding transportation.  Melrose Avenue will be at a stand-still around Hollywood Forever Cemetery.  One might want to walk to the venue from nearby boulevards such as Santa Monica to the north or Beverly to the south.

L.A. Day of the Dead

L.A. Day of the Dead

From the official L.A. Day of the Dead website:

The theme for this year’s event is Quinceañera!

Featuring on the Main Stage:

Carla Morrison

La Santa Cecilia

Gaby Moreno

Los Cenzontles

Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea

More event details

General Admission: $20 per person – (please bring exact change)

Children 8 years and under free until 4pm

Seniors 65 and over free until 4pm

▪ Dia de Los Muertos attire strongly encouraged – Come dressed in your finest Calaca apparel

▪ Spend an eventful day relaxing and watching the evening stars appear as the cemetery comes to life with joyful celebrations

▪ Enjoy fine Mexican cuisine and a wide spectrum of Day of the Dead arts and crafts available for purchase

▪ Plan ahead where to park and please carpool

▪ Pre-Purchase your tickets to avoid lines day of the event

Event Features:

▪ A vibrant traditional procession in the home of Hollywood’s Immortals with traditional Aztec blessings and Regional Musical-Dance group dedications

▪ Musical performances by Grammy Award winning recording artists

▪ 100+ Altars created by members of the community to their ancestors and loved ones

▪ Hundreds of Aztec Ritual Dancers in full costume

▪ A new third stage featuring music and theatrical performances

▪ An Art Exhibition in the Cathedral Mausoleum

▪ A costume contest for the best dressed Calaca (skeleton)

▪ A children’s arts project area presented by LACMA (The Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

▪ Arts and Crafts vendors

▪ Food vendors from around Los Angeles

Location Address:

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6000 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90038

Hollywood Forever Cemetery is always a favorite of guests during Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles.