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The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is a traditional Mexican celebration that occurs right after Halloween. Though some of the trappings are similar to Halloween, Dia de los Muertos is a festive celebration full of family, food, and music. It's all about celebrating and remembering the life of those who have passed, and celebrating life and friends still with us.
What People Ate
Sweet corn guacamole, carnitas, shredded chicken, salsas, sweet corn tomalito, salad with (edible) marigold leaves, fresh tortilla chips.
What People Drank
Marigold Muerte (signature cocktail invented for the party), margaritas, horchata, Mexican beers and sodas.
Tres leches trifles, pumpkin empanadas, sugar cookies, conchas, churros, pan de muerte.