Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos Oct 28-29th

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On Oct. 28 and 29, the City of Carlsbad’s Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park will feature the sights, sounds and tastes of Dia del los Muertos, a traditional Mexican holiday that celebrates, remembers and honors those who have departed. Then on Oct. 31, enjoy a Mexican classical music concert at the Carlsbad City Library.

Candlelight Tours
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Lane, Carlsbad
Saturday, Oct. 28, 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m., $15 per person
Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the Hacienda at night adorned with traditional decorations. During a candlelight tour, guests will have the first opportunity to view the ofrendas that will be on display at Leo Carrillo’s historic Hacienda to recognize Leo Carrillo, his wife Edith and his daughter Antoinette’s time at the Ranch. Traditional Mexican snacks and hot beverages are included. To make a reservation or for more information please visit www.carlsbadconnect.org. Advanced reservations are required.

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Lane, Carlsbad
Sunday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Free
Visit and tour the Hacienda. Participate in Family Open Studio art projects designed for the whole family. Make homemade tortillas and enjoy live performances. Traditional Mexican food will also be available for purchase. To make a reservation or for more information please visit www.carlsbadconnect.org. Advanced reservations are required.

Cuarteto Carlos Chavez Celebrates “Day of the Dead”
Carlsbad City Library complex
Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium
1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m., Free
Known as champions of Mexican classical music, Cuarteto Carlos Chávez (Fabián Lopez, Omar Guevara, Pablo A. Martinez Bourguet, and Alain Durbecq) will pay homage to the Dia de los Muertos celebration with an engaging program of the quartet music of Franz Schubert’s Death and the Maiden, and works by Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz. No reservations required.

More Information
View flyer (in Spanish and English)
Charles Balteria, 760-476-1564, charles.balteria@carlsbadca.gov

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