Day Of The Dead

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Phinney Center | 4-7 pm (Procession at 4 pm) | Free


Dia de los Muertos is a Latin American holiday honoring the dead with food, drink, parties, and activities. It is a time to commemorate the dead and celebrate their lives with family and friends. Join us at the Phinney Center Community Plaza at 4 pm for our neighborhood procession and festival in the Blue Building.


Watch...CeAtl Tonalli Aztec Dancers lead the procession
...a traditional altar dedication by Raul Sanchez
...a performance by students from the PNA's Spanish Preschool Co-op
...Spanish music for children by Marco Cortes

…Mexican folk dance by Bailadores de Bronce


Win...a raffle to benefit the Spanish Preschool Co-op


Decorate...sugar skulls, picture frames and paper flowers


Eat...Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead)

...tacos and tamales from El Sabroso


Drink...Mexican hot chocolate





4:00 pm – Festival opens: meet in Community Plaza for procession led by CeAtl Tonalli Aztec Dancers

4:45 pm - Community altar in the Blue Building dedicated by Raul Sanchez


5:15 pm – Performance by PCPE Spanish Preschool Co-op students


5:30 pm - Spanish children's music by Marco Cortes


6:15 pm - Mexican folk dance by Bailadores de Bronce

Community Altar

Bring your personal photos, notes, and remembrances for the community altar. (Items will be available for pick up at the Phnney Center until Friday, November 19.)

Thank you to our sponsors!

A-1 Piano

Phinney Estate Law





Skull illustration by 179,
Poster design by Sharon Adjiri,


Raffle benefiting Phinney Cooperativa Preescolar en Español (PCPE)! As part of our annual Día de los Muertos event, there will be a raffle to benefit PCPE, Seattle’s only Spanish preschool co-op.


Tickets are $12, $10 and $5 for prizes such as:

  • a paella party for 20

  • a weekend at a Camano cabin

  • a Seattle Seaplane Package

  • a gift card to Canlis Restaurant

  • Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra Experience

  • an authentic Mexican dinner for 6

  • a Kombucha Making Class and Party, and much more!

You do NOT need to be present to win.





candy skulls alter
Dancers poster making
face painting honoring the dead