Celebrating Day of the Dead in Louisville Kentucky

Celebrating Día de Muertos, Día de los Difuntos, Day of the Dead in Louisville, Kentucky.

October 30th, 2021 at Fourth Street Live! from 2pm until 5:30pm

Music, food, children’s hands-on activities, and short films celebrating life and loved ones with public ofrenda

Music presented by Latin Music Awards Kentucky

2pm -2:30pm Asly Toro

– Best Latin Female Artist in KY 2021 –

2:30pm – 3pm Acorde

– Best Tropical Artist in KY 2021 –

Free showing of Día de Muertos Film

Disney Pixar’s Coco from 3 to 5 pm

academy award-winning Coco produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Blessing of the Ofrenda from 5 to 5:30

The event is free and open to the public.

Day of the Dead in Louisville

The annual event happens on Saturday, October 30th 2021.

Louisville, KY (Sept. 20, 2021) – The 3,000-year-old holiday, most popularly observed by Mexico and Latin America, offers an opportunity to honor and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed on with music, art, altars, gifts, and celebration.

In Mexico, the annual celebration lasts for several days and usually takes place between October 31st and November 1st. To celebrate the Day Of The Dead, a public display will be created for the holiday on October 30th. The public altar will be available on the night of the event for anyone to place objects, photos, art, or candles for their deceased loved ones and pets from 2:00 PM until 5:30 PM on Saturday, October 30th. During the event, 4th Street Live! will be screening free family films about Day of the Dead.

Downtown retailers are invited to participate at their location with decorations, specials, sales, and activities all month. A limited supply of decorations and educational materials are available on request. To participate in this event and be included in our promotions, please send information to LGatti@louisvilledowntown.org

Students and teachers are invited to participate at home and in person with educational decoration making and activities using this year’s Day of the Dead Lesson plan. A limited supply of decorations and educational materials are available on request to school groups. Materials for individual students and families will be available for pickup at 4th Street Live!, 411 S 4th St. on Saturday, October 30th from 2pm until 5:30pm. For more information about Louisville’s Day of the Dead and our downloadable activity set, go to: Dayofthedeadlouisville.com

For more information about Louisville’s Day of the Dead, go to: Dayofthedeadlouisville.com

LDP is the dynamic organization that drives economic growth in Downtown for the benefit of the entire region, as well as oversees multiple on-street enhancements that help establish Downtown Louisville’s distinctive character and widespread appeal. LDP believes the economic engine of any great city starts with a strong Downtown. For more information: visit Louisvilledowntown.org, or call (502) 584-6000.

Time: 2-5:30pm

Date: Saturday, October 30th

Location: 4th Street Live! – 411 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202


Día de Muertos en Louisville

El evento anual ocurre el Sábado 30 de octubre 2021.

Louisville, KY (Sept. 20, 2021) – La fiesta, que se origina en tradiciones indígenas de hace más de 3000 años, se celebra en Mexico y otros países de América Latina, para honrar y celebrar las vidas de los seres queridos que se han fallecido, con música, arte, altares y regalos.

En México las fiestas duran varios días entre el 31 de octubre y el 1 de noviembre. Para celebrar el Día de los Muertos, se creará una exhibición pública para la festividad del 30 de octubre. Durante el evento se podrá poner objetos, fotos, caramelos o velas en el altar público desde las 2pm hasta las 5:30pm Sábado 30 de octubre. Durante el evento, 4th Street Live! proyectará películas familiares gratuitas sobre el Día de los Muertos.

Todos están invitados a participar en su ubicación con decoraciones, especiales, ventas y actividades. Un suministro limitado de decoraciones y materiales educativos están disponibles a pedido. Para participar en este evento y ser incluido en nuestras promociones, envíe información a LGatti@louisvilledowntown.org

Para más información sobre la fiesta, visite: Dayofthedeadlouisville.com

Se invita a los estudiantes y maestros a participar en casa y en persona con la decoración y las actividades educativas utilizando el plan de lecciones del Día de los Muertos de este año. Un suministro limitado de decoraciones y materiales educativos están disponibles a pedido para grupos escolares. Los materiales para estudiantes individuales y familias estarán disponibles para ser recogidos en 4th Street Live !, 411 S 4th St. el sábado 30 de octubre de 2 pm a 5:30 pm. Para obtener más información sobre el Día de los Muertos de Louisville y nuestro conjunto de actividades descargables, visite: Dayofthedeadlouisville.com

LDP es la organización dinámica que impulsa el crecimiento económico en el centro por el beneficio de la región entera, además de supervisar múltiples mejoras en la calle que contribuyen al carácter y encanto del centro de la ciudad. LDP cree firmemente que el motor económico de cualquier ciudad se basa en un centro vibrante. Para mas información, visite: Louisvilledowntown.org o llame 502-584-6000.

Hora: 2-5:30pm

Fecha: Sábado 30 de octubre

Ubicación: 4th Street Live! – 411 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202

These images are thanks to our many Day of the Dead photographers, including: Nathan Mann, Andrew McMurtrie & Sean Harrington

Public photo gallery for Day of the Dead Louisville

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