Mesa Arts Center will host Day of the Dead event

By Ignacio Ventura
Published: Friday, October 20, 2023 - 2:22pm

Día de los Muertos dancers
City of Mesa
Día de los Muertos dancers pose outside.

A Day of the Dead holiday celebration featuring art, entertainment and food will take place at the Mesa Arts Center over the weekend.

Consul General of Mexico in Phoenix Jorge Mendoza Yescas will be in attendance for the event.

Events include paper-mâché-making workshops and face painting.

Families can also remember their loved ones in an open procession to a community altar on Sunday.

The Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is celebrated across Latin America.

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