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Día de Los Muertos Fiesta

Saturday, October 12 • 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrate the new exhibit Arte de Inspiración: Dia de los Muertos 2024 at the California Museum’s annual Día de los Muertos Fiesta on Sat., Oct. 12!

Highlights include:

  • Opening of the new exhibit Arte de Inspiración: Dia de los Muertos 2024
  • Appearances by exhibit artists Adrian Arias, John Hancock & Juan Ramos, and RAH Azul
  • Mayahuel food, drinks and snacks for sale
  • Maquilli Tonatiuh Aztec Dancers performance and ceremonial blessing
  • Live music by the Latin dance tribute band Maya
  • Dance by Ballet Folklorico de Sacramento
  • Sugar Skull Workshops (Advance registration opens Aug. 1. Will likely sell out!)
  • Mercado de los Muertos featuring pop up shops from John S. Huerta Arte and other local artists and artisans (see bottom of this page for vendor application information)
  • Hands-on activities for kids suitable for ages 3 & up
  • Special group photo for costumed guests that will be shared on the Museum’s social media. Sorry, no contest this year.
  • More fun for the entire family & all ages — don’t miss it!

Tickets: $5.00* Early Bird (on sale starting at 10:00 am on Aug. 1); $10.00* advance (on sale through 5:00 pm on Fri., Oct. 11 or until sold out). *Plus Eventbrite processing fee

Save time in line by purchasing advance food and drink tickets as an add-on to event tickets through 2 pm Thurs., Oct. 10. Food and drink tickets also can be purchased at the event starting at 5 pm on Sat., Oct. 12, payable by cash, debit and credit card.

Please read the details on Eventbrite at the link below before contacting us with questions. Thank you!

Mercado de los Muertos:

  • Applications from local or regional vendors to sell hand-made and/or unique art, crafts and gift items at the event will be accepted through Sat., August 31.
  • Booth space is limited with priority given to local and regional artists and artisans.
  • Retail stores and corporate businesses will not be accepted.
  • To apply, please carefully review the Mercado Vendor Guidelines, then submit the form application here. For assistance, contact the Museum Store at or (916) 653-0650.