The annual Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.
In Cleveland, the celebration centered at the Cleveland Public Theater. There was Latin food, live entertainment, displays and activities throughout the day.
A highlight was the parade, Skulls and Skeletons.
Thanks to Harry Weller for these photos from Cleveland's Day of the Dead 2016.
Day of the Dead in Cleveland 2016
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Day of the Dead in Cleveland 2016 - Skulls and Skeletons Parade
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