A flyer for the Day of the Dead Event

Day of the Dead: Walk With Ancestors

Join CISA student ambassadors on a one-mile walk around ASU’s Polytechnic Campus to celebrate the Day of the Dead. This event takes place Monday, Oct. 24, from 4-6pm and begins at the Cooley Ballroom. It’s free and open to the public, and participants are encouraged to bring a photo of a loved one. They can later place the photo on the altar. After the walk, there will be food, performances, and family-friendly activities.

This year, the Day of the Dead—or Día de los Muertos—falls on Monday, Nov. 1st, and Tuesday, Nov. 2nd, although some celebrations begin Oct. 31st and extend further. Día de los Muertos is a holiday where people honor their departed family, friends, and ancestors. It includes traditions like dressing up, parades, and placing food, drink, candles, and photos of the deceased on gravesites or ofrendas.

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