Gather at 5:00pm on Nov. 4th
registration area on Toole Ave just West of Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Procession Begins 6pm
Mercado San Agustín on West Congress (west of I-10), 100 S. Avenida del Convento
We will be initiating our new finale site on West Congress and with the help of Gadsden Company we will be investing in a new Festival Grounds that will be developed over the next few years-look for more details soon!
Flam Chen and a multitude of other performers TBA, The Community Spirit Group, and
with this years musical guests: SORIAH, Richard Noel from Sticks and Fingers and David Galleher, Danza Azteca Calpulli Tonantzin, Tucson Arts Brigade, Odaiko Sonora, Mourning Frye, de Dar a Luz, and more.
Map of new route is below (The change must be due to construction on 4th Avenue as the previous route used to start at Epic Cafe at University Blvd. and go through the 4th Avenue Underpass to downtown). The new route now starts near Hotel Congress:
This wildly popular procession is in its 23rd year and there must be 20,000 or more people now walking the route. For more information on other events leading up El Dia de Los Muertos and this All Souls Procession, go to their website: http://www.allsoulsprocession.org/
Hope you enjoyed Halloween last night, and it’s time to get ready for All Souls on Sunday. Raices Taller art gallery will be hosting a Dia de los Muertos community event on Friday November 2nd, from 6 to 8 p.m. It is their “annual homage to Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead with a cultural celebration in the tradition of the Hispanic Southwest. Community groups, guest artists and gallery members pay personal tribute to Dia de los Muertos with altars, ofrendas (offerings), paintings and sculpture. All events are free and open to the public, donations appreciated!”They are located at 218 E. 6th Street, 520-881-5335 or email@example.com.