Dia De Los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos is a vibrant Mexican holiday celebrating life and death. Families create and decorate altars to welcome the souls of their deceased family members. It is a celebration of life that brings families and friends together.

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Oxnard. From a marigold adorned altar at Carnegie Art Museum to calavera crawls to street markets and performances, Oxnard comes alive... or to death on Dia de los Muertos. 🕯️

Carnegie Altar

Carnegie Art Museum Altar
The steps of Carnegie Arts Museum in Downtown Oxnard are transformed into a massive Dia de los Muertos Altar. At the top of the altar is a 6-foot-tall Catrina made of corn husk and flowers. She stands tall overlooking the steps of the museum which are adorned with marigolds, candles, and sugar skulls. The City of Oxnard invites you to add your memorabilia in remembrance of your dearly departed family members to the altar. The Carnegie Arts Museum Altar is on display from November 1-3 every year.

Dia de los Muertos at Oxnard Performing Arts Center (OPAC)

Celebrate the vibrant spirit of the annual Dia de los Muertos event at OPAC. Immerse yourself in a world of free activities including soulful music, captivating cultural dance performances, interactive art experiences, and a feast of heavenly bites. See the numerous altars on display and pay homage to your loved ones by bringing their cherished photos and memorabilia to their community altar. You’re not going to want to miss this enchanting event filled with ofrendas and the warmth of community.

Check out our EVENTS page to see all Dia de los Muertos events happening in Oxnard.