Celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead in Chapultepec park
The event will take place from October 30 to November 3 - Photo: Taken from Celebrando la eternidad's Facebook account

Celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead in Chapultepec park

Karla Orona
Mexico City
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“Celebrating Eternity” will be a night tour in Chapultepec park with immersive light installations and a floating monumental altar in the lake

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Although November 1 and 2 just passed, celebrations for Day of the Dead continue in Mexico City.

Among the activities, Mexico City’s Culture Ministry expanded “Celebrating eternity,” the first night tour open to the public in Chapultepec Park.

According to the social networks of the event, the night tour in Chapultepec has immersive light installations and ends in the Minor Lake, where a monumental altar will be floating; in addition, there are technological representations of cempasúchil fields and real-size cemeteries.

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“Celebrating eternity”  is made up of 11 experiences distributed in 1.7 km and lasts for an hour and 15 minutes, approximately.

The entrance is through the Lions Gate from 18:00 to 00:00 and the access is free.

This event, that will take place until November 9, will be an immersive experience that looks to celebrate those who have already passed away among lights, music, technology, art, and interaction.

Have you heard of Cempasúchil or the "Flower of the Dead"?

One of the activities offered to visitors will be the full-scale projection of a picture of a loved one who has passed away. You just have to send a photograph and obtain a QR code, which will be scanned in front of the lake.

Visitors will be able to make of Chapultepec lake their own altar; the Culture Ministry launched a website in which people will be able to upload the pictures to be part of the activities of “Celebrating Eternity.”

Where: Chapultepec’s Park
When: until November 9
Time: From 18:00 to 23:00
Cost: Free

Did you know Chapultepec was named the world's best park in 2019?


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