Day of the Dead Festival

The Day of the Dead Festival in Canada is a non-profit organization focused on promoting the richness of Mexican culture through art, cuisine, music and dance. Our mission is to educate and entertain the public through interactive and meaningful experiences that broaden the perspective on cultural diversity in Canada. With this celebration being one of the most popular Mexican events in the world, the festival provides the people of Ottawa with an authentic taste of this captivating celebration.
The festival will take place in different locations in Ottawa from October 22 to October 31, 2022. The event features very special programming, including musical and dance performances, Mexican cuisine, Mexican fashion show, indoor and outdoor exhibitions, imaginative contests, workshops, an artisanal market and much more.

Location: Dates of event: Saturday October 22 55 ByWard Market Square, downtown Ottawa Sunday October 23 St. Laurent Shopping Centre, Ottawa October 28-31: 55 ByWard Market Square, downtown Ottawa
Date & Time: October 22, 2022
@8:30 am
Event organizer: Day of the Dead Festival

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