Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

Saturday, October 24, 2020
12–2pm PDT | Online
Join San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild (SJMAG) for a community-organized, live-streamed edition of the longest-running Day of the Dead event in San José!

This year, SJMA joins SJMAG's 23rd Dia de Los Muertos Festival (Virtually) in a video tutorial that shows how to make and decorate Calaveras de Azúcar (sugar skulls). Be part of the online festivities that will include Aztec dance, demonstrations, storytelling, singing, performances, magic, and more.

  Watch on:

Facebook Live   Twitch

Calacas de Ceremonia

Hosted by Maribel Martinez and Jessica Torres


  • Dance and Altar Blessing, Mictlan de Danza y Cultura Azteca
  • Día de Los Muertos Highlight Reel, San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild
  • Greetings
    • Sam Liccardo, Mayor of San José
    • Teresa Castellanos, SJUSD Board President
    • Alejandra Bologna Zubikarai, Consulate General de México
  • "Calacas 2020," Teatro Familia Aztlán
  • Art of Remembrance Altar Exhibit - VR Experience, San José State University's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
  • Singer Gabriela Sepúlveda
  • Face Painting, Artist Paty Tapia-Colon
  • Storyteller Olga Loya
  • Chiquyboom & Chiqlets Team
  • Sugar Skull Decorating with Emilio Bañuelos, San José Museum of Art
  • Painting with Marigolds with Laura Santos, Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
  • Ofrenda Basics, Part 1, with Elena Robles
  • Kaisahan of San Jose Dance Company
  • Ofrenda Basics, Part 2, with Elena Robles
  • Día de Los Muertos Community Poems by Yosimar Reyes, Teatro Visión
  • Magician Michael Stroud
  • 4 con 3

Virtual Photo Booth

Join the celebration and take a selfie online! Choose from three different photo frames. Download or share your photo on social media with this year's hashtag #SanJoseMuertos2020. Virtual Photo Booth is available now through 10/24/2020.

Community Partners

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, Consulado General de México en San José, La Placita in the Tropicana Shopping Center, San José Museum of Art, San José State University's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Teatro Familia Aztlan, and Teatro Vision.

San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild (SJMAG)

SJMAG is a diverse, professional, cross-cultural arts organization that has served the community since 1990, presenting traditional and contemporary performing arts to Silicon Valley. Learn more about SJMAG and enjoy one of their biggest events of the year! www.sjmag.org/