Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a two-day festival that takes place every November 1 and 2. Although most strongly identified with Mexico, Dia de los Muertos is celebrated throughout Latin America and everywhere with a Latino population, including Los Angeles, California, above.

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Dia de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead—is a lively Mexican holiday that draws on indigenous and European traditions.