This is a sponsored post. All thoughts are my own.
I grew up in a Peruvian household where dinners where lomo saltado or chifas and chaufas. I knew I was part Mexican as well, and growing up in Los Angeles, I could look many places for pieces of Mexican culture to learn about. It’s only been since having my daughter, that I have started practicing and celebrating certain traditions that I would like to think my father and his parents may have celebrated. My favorite of these, is Dia de los Muertos.
In recent years, Dia de los Muertos has transcended beyond being a Mexican tradition, and now, many Latin cultures celebrate and remember their dead on November 1st and 2nd. It’s pretty exciting to see such a beautiful day be celebrated by so many and how much people want to learn of it’s origins. It’s even cooler than my daughter is asking me questions and now we have a plan on how to celebrate this year.
We are heading on on November 1st to celebrate with Target at L.A. Live for a #FrightfulFiesta. Here’s what will be going on:
Target has invited all of the mummies and catrinas, ghosts and skeletons for a #FrightfulFiesta at L.A. LIVE! Come dressed up with your whole family to Skeletown Square, a free spooktacular to celebrate your Día de los Muertos and Halloween traditions. There will be face painting, festive games for prizes, a huge altar of the dead and a spooktastic spectacular in our cemetery. Take it from us, you’re not going to want to miss this! Come out on Friday, October 31 from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday, November 1 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
I’ll be making some of my Cafe de Olla and some pan de muerto to take for the altar. Oh, and in case you want to find me, we may look a little like this…
I’ll see you there!