Dia de los Muertos 2019

Past Dates & Times
  • Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 1 - 8:30 PM

Nebraska History Museum
131 Centennial Mall N.

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Experience the excitement and discover the meaning of El Dia de los Muertos, (the Day of the Dead) in downtown Lincoln! This year, Lincoln's celebration will include ofrendas (traditional memorial displays), storytelling, mariachi music, traditional Mexican folkloric dance, face painting, art-making, refreshments, and more.

Admission to all performances and activities at this family-oriented event is free for everyone! Food will be available for purchase from
Pepe's Kitchen Pop-Up. Pick up your event guide at any of the three locations where activities will occur.


1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Skull-making crafts and storytime at Bennett Martin Public Library

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Featured ofrenda, screen-printing activities, face-painting, letter writing and crafts at the Nebraska History Museum

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Mexican traditional music from Omaha's Mariachi Zapata at The Bourbon Theatre

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Family Storytime with Magdalena Benton at Bennett Martin Public Library

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Grupo Folklórico Sangre Azteca dancers at The Bourbon Theatre

5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ofrendas and entertainment at The Bourbon Theatre

Downtown Lincoln NE

Downtown Lincoln Association

206 S 13th Street, Suite 101

Lincoln, NE 68508

 402.434.6900    402.434.6907

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