Oakland Museum Days of the Dead Celebration

Oakland Museum Days of the Dead Community CelebrationOMCA comes alive for its 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 exhibitions.

For a full schedule of events, visit this page.

Oakland Museum Days of the Dead Community Celebration
Sunday, October 21, 2018, from 12 noon to 4:30 PM

You can purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Parking & Directions
Event parking is available at the Museum Garage, with a $7 flat fee on Sunday, October 21 starting at 9 am. For public transit, OMCA is located one block from Lake Merritt BART station. More information is available on their Directions page.


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