A celebration of Day of the Dead in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Dia de los Muertos events for 2014 are starting to become known here in El Paso!
Dia de los Muertos is just one month away! And here in El Paso, a
exciting new event is starting up thanks to the Borderland Friedas,
Dos Lunas tequila and the Alamo Ballroom, 820 N. Raynor St. from 10 a.m.
to 8 p.m., November 1 & 2. Yours truly is really looking
forward to attending this celebration!
Here's a press release, courtesy of the Borderland Fridas!
Day of the Dead Celebration at Alamo Ballroom
El Paso – The Borderland Fridas are
pleased to present their first annual Day of the Dead celebration
entitled, “Mercado de los Muertos”, at the Alamo Ballroom 820 N. Raynor
St., El Paso, Texas.
The event will celebrate the lives of
loved ones passed with altars, music, food and fabulous vendors selling
Dia de los Muertos inspired artwork. The celebration will take place on
Saturday and Sunday, November 1st event is free and the public is
welcome to be a part this celebration.
The Borderland Fridas is a group
based out of El Paso, TX and Las Cruces, NM. The members have all been
inspired at some time in our lives by the famous Mexican painter Frida
Kahlo. They share a desire to inform the community about the vibrant
Mexican culture and to educate the public through art events, cultural
celebrations and craft workshops.
Members of the Borderland Fridas were
instrumental in building the wonderful Day of the Dead event in
Mesilla, NM and now wish to bring the celebration to El Paso on a yearly
Besides the Borderland Fridas, the event is sponsored in part by Dos Lunas Tequila and The Alamo Ballroom.