Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a Mexican celebration, is a day to celebrate, remember and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. On this day in Mexico the streets near the cemeteries are filled with decorations of papel picado, flowers, candy calaveras (skeletons and skulls) and parades. It is believed that the spirit of the dead visit their families on October 31 and leave on November 2. Click Here for More information on how you can attend this event at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
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