10 Great Ways To Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos In Los Angeles


If you missed the massive Dia de los Muertos festivities at Hollywood Forever cemetery last weekend, you can still celebrate the departed at these colorful gatherings filled with sugar skulls, marigolds and painted faces. If you like big fiestas, head for Olvera Street or Self-Help Graphics. For a more intimate look at altars, puppets and a skeletal homage to Hello Kitty, visit the Folk Tree in Pasadena. Spanning Santa Monica to Santa Ana, here’s Ask Chris’s guide to ten great ways to celebrate Day of the Dead 2011.


October 29th

Edison Language Academy

2425 Kansas Ave., Santa Monica 


October 29th

Olvera Street/El Pueblo de Los Angeles

125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles


October 30th

Boyle Heights Paranormal Project at Linda Vista Hospital

610 S. St. Louis St., East Los Angeles


November 2nd

Self Help Graphics 

1300 E 1st St., East Los Angeles


November 2nd

El Gallo Plaza

4545 E. Cesar Chavez Ave. East Los Angeles


November 2nd

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

21300 East Via Verde St., Covina


November 3rd

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 W. Temple St., Pomona


Through November 5th

Folk Tree, Pasadena

217 South Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena


November 6th

Bowers Museum

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana


November 6th

Main Street, Canoga Park

Sherman Way, Between Canoga and Vassar Avenues