Mitchell Park Domes to celebrate Day of the Dead

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MILWAUKEE -- This Friday the Mitchell Park Domes are celebrating the Day of the Dead. Brian Kramp spent the morning getting a look at all the fun.

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About Day of the Day at Mitchell Park Domes (website)

Friday, October 25, 2019
6:00 - 9:00pm

A cultural celebration for the whole family.

Day of the Dead, a Mexican celebration, occurs around the same time of year as Halloween, although it is a completely different holiday with rich symbolism and traditions celebrating deceased family and friends in a colorful and joyous way.

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The Desert Dome will be filled with cheerful candlelight, orange marigolds, and colorful decorations. View traditional ofrendas located throughout the Domes.

Featured Food and Entertainment

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Guests will enjoy:

  • a mariachi band and dancing in the Show Dome

  • free crafts - make colorful tissue paper marigolds, paint a sugar skull

  • characters in costume

  • photo booth

  • face painting

  • performances by Mexican dancers from the Cultural Institute of Dance

  • educational opportunities to learn about this rich cultural event

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