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Celebrating our Diversity - Día de los Muertos in Fairfield, CA

The City of Fairfield takes pride in being one of the most diverse places in the Bay Area to live, work, and play. Join us on November 2 to celebrate Día de los Muertos. This vibrant celebration of life reflects on some of the rich cultural traditions in our Latino community originating from Mexico. Special live performances will include mariachi, ballet folklorico, and a blessing of the community ofrenda by Aztec dancers. Attendees are encouraged to bring a photo of a deceased family member to share and display on the ofrenda.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2012

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Location: Fairfield Community Center (1000 Kentucky St.)

***This event is free and open to all***
**Food will be available for purchase**

This Mexican holiday takes place on October 31 at midnight through November 2. The first day celebrates youth, and the second day celebrates adults. Families unite to build colorful ofrendas (offerings) with cempasúchiles (marigolds), candles, candy, food, bread, and drinks…