Day of Dead parade hits downtown El Paso


Gaby Velasquez

Attendees dress with traditional Mexican clothing and paint their face as catrinas to celebrate the Day of the Dead on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Down Town El Paso.

Gaby Velasquez, Photo Editor

El Pasoans gathered on Saturday, Nov. 3 in Downtown El Paso to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Some of community dressed in traditional Mexican clothing and painted their faces, as catrinas for the first annual Noche de Calaveras Parade hosted by the El Paso Museum of Art. The celebration also featured various performances, as well as mask and headpiece decoration, a printmaking and a photography workshop inside the museum.