Day of the Dead Evening Celebration 2016

Date: 

Oct 29, 2016, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Day of the Dead Evening Celebration
Day of the Dead Evening Celebration photo by David M. Barron/Oxygen Group.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with a festive evening of music, food, and community. Remember departed ones in front of this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican food, and enjoy the lively Mexican music of Veronica Robles y su Mariachi.

Special Event for adults ages 18 and over. Advance tickets required. 

Tickets available online starting October 4 at 9:00 AM. $20 members/$25 nonmembers. Contact the HMSC Membership Office by email or call 617.496.6972 for more information on membership or for the Day of the Dead member ticket discount promo code.

Tickets include admission to the museum and social event, two food tastings, and one beverage (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase.

All ticket sales are final—no refunds or exchanges. 

Guests in catrina or calavera costumes will be eligible to win special prizes! For inspiration, see the work of artist José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913).

Free event parking available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.

Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Mexico in Boston and the Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University. 

Acitron Joses Angela's Cafe

Best for families: The Day of the Dead Family Celebration is Sunday, October 30 from noon-4:00 PM. No advance ticketing required for the Family Celebration.