The Dia de los Muertos PHX Festival is a uniquely Arizonan, grass-roots celebration of our ancestors and our community’s diversity. Characterized by its masked performers and larger-than-life processional puppets, the Festival brings culture to life through innovative performances and arts activities in a public arena, featuring over 150 local artists.
October 25th, 2015
Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd., Phoenix 85012.
FREE and OPEN to the Public
PERFORMANCES AND ACTIVITIES
- Multicultural showcase of local visual and performing arts groups (Mexican-American, Japanese-American, African-American and Native-American)
- The largest gathering of masked performers in the Southwest
- Children’s art activities
- Artists Mercado
- Closing at sunset with traditional and participatory candlelight procession
In the months leading up to the festival we also present:
- “La Cultura Cura” Theater, Storytelling, Music & Dance Series of free lectures and performances at the Phoenix Main Library and local schools in order to expand audience’s understanding of the cultural traditions being celebrated.
- Provides an audience of 9,000+ people with a family-friendly arts experience that instills cultural price and understanding
- Empowers local artists and helps sustain Phoenix’s cultural assests
- Contributes to the local economy
- Invests in the cultural legacy of our community!
PARTNER WITH US
We are seeking community-oriented supporters of the arts to keep this festival free while continuing to develop innovative performances and accompanying props. Please see our donation levels attached and join us in maintaining and celebrating this Phoenix tradition! Call us 480-834-5731
- For more information, photos, and video recaps of past fesitvals, connect with us online at www.culturalcoalition.com and www.diadelosmuertosphx.com
- Festival Director: Carmen Guerrero firstname.lastname@example.org