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Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

By Freytag's Florist on October 24, 2016 in Austin, Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), Fall, Fun Facts, holidays, Party Ideas, Uncategorized. 0 Comments

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Mexico's most important holiday, is a two-day festival honoring deceased loved ones. It coincides with the Catholic holiday called All Soul's & All Saint’s Day.  The belief is that the gates of heaven are opened at midnight on October 31st, and the spirits of deceased children reunite with their families for 24 hours. On November 2nd, the spirits of the adults come down to take part in the festivities that are by this time well underway, and just for them. Read More about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)