Days of the Dead Community Celebration | OMCA
Join the Oakland Museum of California for the 24th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance and music groups, colorful ofrendas and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. Watch demonstrations of traditional Mesoamerican arts and cooking, and browse Days of the Dead merchandise by local artisans for your home altar at our garden mercado. Enjoy performances ranging from contemporary popular music to folkloric dance to mariachi. Join in the opening procession led by Aztec dancers and Days of the Dead committee members. View community-created altars throughout the OMCA Gardens paying homage to loved ones lost.
The Days of the Dead Community Celebration tickets include Museum admission. Advance ticket sales begin on Tuesday, October 2. Additional ticketing fees apply. There is an additional $4 charge for OMCA special exhibition The World of Charles and Ray Eames.