• La Betulia Team

10 Things to do on the Day of the Dead in Oaxaca.

Actualizado: 6 sept

Day of the Dead is a celebration on November 1st and 2nd, where people honor their dead loved ones. People from all over Mexico flock to Oaxaca City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, because of its rich culture, gastromy, and distinctive architecture.


Here are ten things you should do in Oaxaca when coming for Day of the Dead

1. Participate in a "Comparsa."

The "comparsas" are public representations of singers, musicians, artists, and people disguised as elements related to public life or death. It is a way to ironize characters of daily life and death.



2. Eat "Mole Negro"

3. Visiting a market

4. Eating pan de Muerto

5. Drinking chocolate.

6. Set up an Altar or Ofrenda

7. Visiting a cemetery

8. Join a Day of the Dead Tour with Fundación En Vía

9. Sand mats hunt.

10. Walk through the city of Oaxaca and enjoy the day of the Dead Street Art


The final thing to remember when visiting Oaxaca during the Day of the Dead or any other time of year is to make sure you start appreciating understanding and as many things as possible. This will provide you with a unique perspective on Mexican culture and make your time in Mexico, in general, a much more rewarding experience.


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