4730 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA
September 29-October 31, 2023
Dates: September 29 & 30, 2023 & October 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2023
The Haunted Hayride hub of activity is The Town Square of Midnight Falls. Midnight Mortuary, Laughter House and Trick or Treat with a twist, await.
October 15, 2023, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
3800 Homer Street
Los Angeles, CA
October 29, 2023, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Immersive time travel trip from the cemetery’s founding through the present day, revealing the colorful characters who helped shape the ethnically mixed, non-denominational cemetery and the city, including prominent families like Lankershim, Hollenbeck, Van Nuys, Bixby and Workman, and other fascinating figures who rest forever among 300,000 souls.
October 25-November 2, 2023
Outdoor Altar Display October 29-November 2, 2023
Novenario Procession October 25-November 2, 2023, nightly
The nightly novenario procession includes an indigenous blessing ceremony in remembrance of departed loved ones with beautifully decorated altars, exhibits, and entertainment. Traditional Mayan Blessing/Soul Cleansing takes place before and after the procession Procession includes: Grupo Tartalejos - an indigenous Aztec group leading the procession with incense and ceremonial blessing Aztec Dancers Living Muertos - participants dress up as skeletons Procession leads to nightly ceremony in the Kiosko, where the loved ones of a merchant family or special community member is chosen to be honored Free sweet bread is given to all in attendance.
Entertainment & Face Painting
October 28-29, 2023, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
November 1-2, 2023, 4-9 p.m.
Fee charged for face painting from vendors
Teatro del Barrio's La Danza de la Murete
October 25-November 2, 2023, 6 p.m.
This beautiful theatrical performance tells the story of Dia de los Muertos with its indigenous roots and how it has transformed to our modern-day celebrations. Experience this vibrant performance!
Day of the Dead 5K Run/Walk November 28, 2023
El Pueblo Historical Monument
125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012. Cost: Free, culturela.org
Pre-Colombian Novenario procession and blessing each night beginning at 7 p.m.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.