On Saturday, October 29, 2022, the Hollywood Forever Cemetary (6000
Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038) will hold its Day of the Dead Celebrations!
Dia de los Muertos (9:00am - 3:00pm PST) - a daytime event featuring a children’s plaza and cultural performances, as well as altars, art exhibitions, aztecs, folkorico dance, traditional dance, childrens plaza, arts and crafts vendors, and culinary vendors.
Tickets are available for purchase here and start at $35 (advanced ticket price).
Noche de los Muertos (5:00pm - 12:00am PST) - an evening event featuring musical artists, as well as altars, art exhibitions, aztecs, traditional dance, cultural performers, arts and crafts vendors, and culinary vendors.
Tickets are available for purchase here and start at $55 (advanced ticket price).
This year, the event will have the "Avenida de los Artistas" featuring the work of ten artists curated by Luis Villanueva. Both events will feature a Cathedral Art Exhibition featuring the work of Artist of the Year, Sabino Guisu’s “Zapotec Death Poems” @sabinoguisu. The work of Guisu, offers a vision of transculturation and spiritual rupture that exists between the individual and his environment, achieving a deep personal reflection. The geometric patterns found in the ruins of Mexican pyramids appear regularly in his work, death and chance are themes to which he always returns.
A full list of exhibitions and vendors can be found linked here.
ABOUT HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY
Founded in 1899, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery—formerly known as the Hollywood Memorial Park—houses the remains of some of the film industry’s most iconic stars, including Rudolph Valentino, Mickey Rooney, Douglas Fairbanks, Nelson Eddy, Peter Lorre, Janet Gaynor, Tyrone Power, Clifton Webb, and many more. Cinespia screenings take place on the Fairbanks Lawn (named after legendary filmmaker Douglas Fairbanks) and are digitally projected against the west wall of the Cathedral Mausoleum. The Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038. On-site parking passes at the cemetery are available for purchase online with ticket sales. Parking is also provided at the Paramount Studios 801 N Gower Street parking lot. For more information, visit hollywoodforever.com.