Municipal “Day of the Dead” Public Celebrations in Cozumel

“Day of the Dead” Public Celebrations in Cozumel

Cozumel has organized events to celebrate “Day of the Dead” and the pre-Hispanic traditions.  These events are open to the public and everyone is invited.

October 31st. – “DAY OF THE DEAD PRE-HISPANIC TRADITIONS.”

7 pm –  “San Miguel”  municipal cemetery.

  • “Day of the Dead” urban legends.
  • Procession of the souls down 5th Avenue to the Benito Juarez park downtown.

8 pm – Benito Juarez park, downtown.

  • Interplay between pre-Hispanic traditions “Mictlanpa Xantolo and Hanal Pixan”, reenacted by Pueblo del Maíz, Cozumel Teka dance troupe and Luum-Ha folk dance group.
  • Cozumel community’s traditional contest of the Day of the Dead Altars. 
  • Culinary competition.
  • Arts and crafts exhibition.

November 1st. – “DAY OF THE DEAD PRE-HISPANIC TRADITIONS.”

            7 pm – Benito Juarez park, downtown.

  • Traditional “Day of the Dead” altars exhibition
  • Department of Culture’s children’s Catarina contest
  • “Mictlanpa” pre-Hispanic music and dances from the State of Mexico

November 1st. and 2nd. – 4th. CELEBRATION OF HANAL PIXAN: “BECAUSE LIFE ARISES FROM DEATH”

            6 pm to 9 pm  – Performance by Pueblo del Maíz

November 2nd. –  DAY OF THE DEAD MASS.

            SAN MIGUEL CEMETERY

            10 am and 4 pm – Presbyter Luis Felipe Trujillo

            MANSIÓN DE PAZ CEMETERY

            10 am– Presbyter Luis Felipe Trujillo

              4 pm– Presbyter Luis Felipe Trujillo

             “ÁALKAB PIXAN” DAY OF THE DEAD 3K RACE

             5:30 pm – City Hall 

“DAY OF THE DEAD PRE-HISPANIC TRADITIONS.”

            7 pm – Benito Juarez park downtown

  • State of Mexico’s “Tlalmanalli” Day of the Dead offering
  • Canirac’s Largest mucbipollo exhibition [typical Mayan dish, made with corn dough, chicken , wrapped in banana leaves] 
  •  Music and dance performances by “Tlalmanalli” from the State of Mexico.

November 21st. – 23rd –  170th.  ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECREE OF THE TOWN OF SAN MIGUEL DE COZUMEL 

       November 21 – 23 – Picture and photographic exhibition of Cozumel.

      November 21– Musical Gala: “Canciones a Cozumel.”

  • Cozumel Symphonic Band, Corazón Caribe group and 15 local singers.

      November 21– Dance Gala: “Enigmas de Nuestra Tierra.”

  • Latin Ballet of Virginia company.

      November 23– Theatre Gala: “Cozumel, the musical.”

  • “A a la Z” productions and “M + M” productions.
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