Get to Día de los Muertos celebrations around Los Angeles with Metro

Check out these fun Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations via Metro and get special deals with your TAP card.

Self Help Graphics & Art’s 41st Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition will be held at LURNCorazon del Pueblo, Hardware Studio, and Casa 0101 from Oct. 23 through Nov. 29. On Sunday, Nov. 2, their Día de los Muertos celebration is also the end point of the Metro Art Day of the Dead tour. Show your valid TAP card and save 10% on art purchases during the events. (Metro Gold Line to Pico/Aliso Station)

Grand Park will have Día de los Muertos altars on display from Oct. 25 through Nov. 2. Drop by noche de ofrenda (night of offerings) on Oct. 25 and receive a free admission pass for a future visit to the Museum of Latin American Art at the Grand Park booth by showing your TAP card. (Metro Red/Purple Line to Civic Center/Grand Park Station)

Explore the Sacred Memories exhibit in the historic Pico House in El Pueblo de Los Angeles. The exhibit will be open from Oct. 30 through Nov. 23. Show your valid TAP card at El Pueblo’s visitor center in the Avila Adobe and save 15% on purchases. (Metro Gold, Red, Purple or Silver Line to Union Station)

Visit the Museum of Latin American Art and attend Día de los Muertos activities taking place from Oct. 25 through Nov. 2. Show your valid TAP card on Nov. 2 and receive a free MOLAA ticket good for a future visit. (Metro Blue Line to 5th Street Station, then walk east on 6th Street)

Join La Plaza de Cultura y Artes for an altar installation honoring the life and work of Chicano artist, poet, and musician/songwriter José Montoya on Oct. 30. Then on Sunday, Nov. 2, it’s Día de los Muertos family day. Participate in hands-on workshops and make your own calavera mask, pan de muerto, and copal satchel. Show your TAP card at La Tienda, La Plaza’s cultural store, and save 10% on purchases. (Metro Gold, Red, Purple or Silver Line to Union Station)

Two days of Día de los Muertos festivities at East L.A. Civic Center begin Saturday, Nov. 1 with a multimedia presentation by renowned scholar Gregorio Luke, who will trace the historical, cultural and culinary significance of this important holiday. On Sunday, Nov. 2, an all-day celebration from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. will feature art installations, colorful marketplace, live music, altar-decorating contest, food vendors and much more. Show your valid TAP card at the Parks and Recreation booth and receive a free fan. Metro riders can also receive a free drink with purchase at SoCal Burgers Chill & Grill Restaurant on Nov. 2. (Metro Gold Line to East LA Civic Center Station)

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