The 8th Annual Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead Celebration is presented by el Jimador. Located on South Fourth Street will take place on Friday, Nov. 1st from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM near East Chestnut Street. The annual Day of the Dead celebration will take place in conjunction with the Republic Bank First Friday Hop.
The 4,000-year-old holiday, most popularly observed by Mexico and Latin America, offers an opportunity to honor and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed on with music, art, altars, gifts, and celebration. New this year and in partnership with Louisville Metro Animal Services, is the addition of a special altar to honor and celebrate beloved four-legged family members who have passed on.