Why is the Day of the Dead celebrated in Mexico? What is magical about celebrating death? Discover why this mystical celebration teaches us that dying is part of life and we should celebrate it.  Celebrate this tradition declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity! The Day of the Dead is for Xoxocotlan a mixture of tradition, worship, celebration, magic, and history. Dead and alive come together at the local pantheon. Death is admired, interpreted and respected in Xoxocotlan. Get to know the colorful altars and offerings,   the exquisite cuisine with which Mexicans remember their faithful departed. The Day of the Dead is an event that only takes place once a year in Xoxocotlan and you cannot miss!

You will visit:

  • Parque Central Xoxo
  • Parroquia de Santa Elena
  • Local Pantheon
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2 hours

Meeting Point

The central park Xoxo (Genaro V. Vásquez 3, Cabecera Municipal Sta Cruz Xoxocotlan, 71230 Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán, Oax.) See Map