On Sunday, October 23, 2022, Los Angelenos will unite to recognize and celebrate LA’s Latin and Mexican heritage as Discover San Pedro, a nonprofit organization, presents their 10th Annual San Pedro Dia de los Muertos Festival. With thousands of locals and visitors from Los Angeles, Orange County, and beyond expected to attend, guests will experience a vibrant, historic downtown filled with a festive live entertainment lineup including performances by Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, two-time Grammy-winning multicultural, all-women ensemble that continues to push and expand the scope of mariachi music.
Along with the Mariachi Divas, guests will also enjoy live entertainment with performances by: Ellas, Neiya Arts, Julian Torres and Danza Azteca Xochipilli and local youth dance groups: Folklorico Nadino de San Pedro, Folklorico Perlitas de Wilmington and Dance Tech San Pedro.
The sounds of contemporary and traditionally-inspired Mexican folklore music will be heard throughout the streets of downtown San Pedro. This FREE, family-oriented event will feature live entertainment, beer garden, delicious foods, crafts for kids, altar contest exhibition, and more! Visitors are encouraged to come dressed in Dia de los Muertos themed costumes and participate in the festivities. Free trolley rides hosted by Downtown San Pedro as well.
DETAILS ON 10th ANNUAL SAN PEDRO DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL:
WHEN: Sunday, October 23rd, 2022
WHERE: 398 West 6th Street. San Pedro, CA 90731
TIME: 2pm - 8pm
PARKING: 566 S. Centre Street, San Pedro
The Festival will feature the Amazing Altars Contest & Exhibition which is open to all. Altar Entries are now being accepted at: (include info for Entrants) for the Festival’s “Amazing Altars Contest”. Grand Prize is $1,000 for First Place winners. Additionally, there will be the Community Altar and the expanded Tree of Life where attendees are encouraged to place an item to remember a loved one. Rounding out the event, there will be over 30 authentic and creative food and craft vendors. Highlights include San Pedro Brewing Company’s beer garden with cocktails and the famous Birrieria San Marcos and the award-winning KOGI food trucks. Children are invited to enjoy face painting and children’s activities while adults can purchase hand-made crafts, handmade jewelry, clothing and other specialty items made by regional artisans. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. For press inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in participating to be a vendor or having an Altar display? Please fill out the application below.
COCO Screening Information: The San Pedro Waterfront Arts District, in collaboration with FilmLA is again presenting the award-winning Disney film COCO to kick of San Pedro’s Día de los Muertos celebration.The October 23rd, 2022 screening of COCO at the historic Warner Grand Theatre is generously sponsored by FilmLA (www.filmla.com) and brought to you by the San Pedro Waterfront Arts District. Stay for SanPedro’s Dia De Los Muertos celebration and enjoy the music, food and offrendas.
Tickets are free and limited to two tickets per email address.
DETAILS & LOCATION: Warner Grand Theatre, 478 West 6th Street Sunday, October 23rd, 1:00pm, doors open at 12:00pm
SPONSORS: This year’s Dia de los Muertos Festival presenting sponsors are Yelp, Janice Hahn, LA County Supervisor, Sirens Java & Tea, Film LA, Councilman Joe Buscaino from LA’s 15th Council District, Grand Vision Foundation, Arts District San Pedro Waterfront, and Green Hills Memorial.