The 2nd Annual Greeley Día de Los Muertos returns!
Día de Los Muertos recognizes the historical, intellectual, cultural, and demographic significance of the Latinx population. Artists and community members honor the memory of their deceased loved ones on this “Day of the Dead.” We invite all ages of Latinxs and non-Latinxs alike to join in this joyous celebration!
Festivities this year will be held throughout Greeley at the following locations:
Winter Farmers’ Market Activities
Greeley Farmers’ Market features local produce and wares by Weld County vendors and live entertainment. In addition, there will be sugar skull face painting by Creative Days with Amber from 9 a.m. until noon.
High Plains Library District
Various local branches will have day-time activities. Activities feature art, crafts, and other educational elements.
Aims Community College Celebration
Join us at the Cornerstone Building from 3 to 5 p.m. The bulk of the days’ entertainment is held here. This includes indigenous dancers and singers, sponsor altars, food, decorating stations, face painting, and a La Catrina/El Catrin costume contest.
Tointon Gallery Art Show
The Greeley Creative District needs local artists to display their fine art at a juried showcase. Application deadline is September 28. Check out the 2018 Guidelines & Application. An opening reception takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. on November 3. There will be face painting by Merry Makers of Northern Colorado.
More details to come, so stay tuned!