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2021 Dia de los Muertos Celebration

October 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - November 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm


On an annual basis, the Davis Cemetery District holds a Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration on our grounds. This celebration is one of the last Mesoamerican indigenous-influenced rituals, honoring mother earth and all ancestors, and is part of an effort to create a community, a sense of belonging, and global awareness of the cultural richness in our multicultural society.

Due to the high transmission rates of COVID-19 in the county, the district has made the difficult decision to modify this year’s celebration, keeping health and safety our highest priority.

2021 Día de los Muertos Event Information

Friday, October 29th through Monday, November 1st

  • Educational signage will be placed along our eastern internal roadway, just north of the memorial fountain
  • A public altar will be set up outside the administration building for viewing. We also welcome contributions to the altar from our visitors
  • While on the grounds, visitors will be able to scan QR codes to listen to a welcome video and hear performances by Mariachi Puente
  • Fresh marigolds will be available for the public to place on graves in order to honor their loved ones

Ven a honrar a los antepasados y seres queridos, que han cruzado al mundo de los espíritus.


October 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
November 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
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Davis Cemetery
820 Pole Line Road
Davis, CA 95618
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