Day of the Dead Parade 2018

Cempasúchil flowers, also known as "The Flower of the Dead" are one of the most important symbols of this celebration
English 27/10/2018 19:25 EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales Mexico City Actualizada 19:26

The Day of the Dead celebrations have taken over the streets of Mexico City

Each part of the Day of the Dead Parade features elements from Mexico's history

EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales

Each part of the Day of the Dead Parade features elements from Mexico's history

Also called "Dapper Skeleton," the catrina is an iconic symbol of the Day of the Dead celebration

EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales

Also called "Dapper Skeleton," the catrina is an iconic symbol of the Day of the Dead celebration

This multi-day holiday is meant to commemorate family members who have died

EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales

This multi-day holiday is meant to commemorate family members who have died

Both locals and foreigners had their faces painted as part of the tradition

EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales

Both locals and foreigners had their faces painted as part of the tradition

The Day of the Dead celebrations have taken over the streets of Mexico City, with cempasúchil flowers decorating plazas, gardens, and the city’s main square, where multiple processions and offerings have taken place to honor the departed.