Encinitas Friends of the Arts celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)-- virtually


A virtual presentation of the 7th annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Encinitas will be held Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. by Encinitas Friends of the Arts.

The free event will feature performances by Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio de San Dieguito and Mariachi Real De San Diego. The event will also feature an art exhibit by Luis Murguia, tissue paper flower and picture frames making workshop and more.


Families are invited to pick up bags containing art supplies, masks, and opportunity drawing tickets for prizes, including two computers, prior to the event. Winners will be announced on Nov. 1 during the event.

The event also includes a face painting contest. this year. The San Dieguito Alliance for Drug Free Youth is sponsoring this event by providing Target gift cards which will be given to the winners of the contest. This contest is open to everyone and images must be submitted to Encinitasdiadelosmuertos@ by Oct. 22. More information, including contest rules, can be found at

For more information, visit

Contest winners will be announced on Nov. 1 during the virtual event as well. To watch the program, set a reminder on the link at