Special Dia de los Muertos Celebration at Heritage Night Market
By Erica Shipione -
Tuesday Oct 24, 2023
The Heritage Night Market in the West Valley is hosting a Celebration of Dia de Los Muertos on Thursday, November 2nd. The evening event will celebrate life and loved ones in a festive collaboration with E.L.L.A. Mujeres Mercado, a local nonprofit serving Latina-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.
The free admission event will feature over 100 local vendors offering products, services, food and fun for the whole family. Guests can enjoy authentic food and drink specials all night. The market will be fully decorated, captivating tradition and culture, and will feature musical entertainment from a Mariachi band and professional DJ. There will be education and crafts from the artist, author, and designer Kathy Cano-Murillo, also known as the Crafty Chica. Other activities include traditional skull face-painting, symbolizing the eternal cycle of life. A 360-degree Community Altar, or Ofrenda, will feature significant elements of altars including marigold flowers, arches, salt, water, and sweet bread treats. Community members and guests can bring photos or personal items of their loved ones to be on display.
The Special Dia de Los Muertos Heritage Night Market will be Thursday, November 2nd from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Located outside State Farm Stadium, the Heritage Night Market is held at 9600 W. Sportsman’s Park South Glendale, AZ 85305.
Heritage Night Market brings a new twist after dark to the traditional farmers market in Arizona. Enjoy local artisan vendors, unique creations and fresh foods just steps from State Farm Stadium in the West Valley. The event is held every first and third Thursday of the month through the spring. For more information on Heritage at Sportsman’s Park, the market, its vendors, and unique experiences, visit https://www.heritagenightmarket.com.