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Discover Day of the Dead traditions

2 reviewsMexico City, Mexico

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Experience hosted by Andrés Y Manuel

60 mins
Includes food
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

Sample the authentic flavors of Mexico's iconic festival

I'll teach you about the origins of Mexico's iconic celebration in our small gallery. You'll get to see our Day of the Dead altar dedicated to Frida Kahlo while enjoying copal incense, tasting sugar skulls, and sampling the traditional Day of the Dead bread, which we only make for a few weeks out of the year. You'll also learn about the importance of the altar and Frida Kahlo's significance in Mexico's art history. Before you go, you'll get a personalized skull sugar candy with your name on it.

What's included

  • Food
    This traditional Mexican sweet bread is eaten only in October and November....
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Meet your host, Andrés Y Manuel

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 2 Reviews
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I’m the co-founder of the Day of the Dead Store, the first specialized craft and souvenir store in Mexico. My partner and I have traveled throughout Mexico in search of the most iconic Day of the Dead crafts. This event is listed as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, and I want to share my passion for it with you.
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Where you'll be

You'll visit the Day of the Dead gallery located in San Angel, just one block away from the "Bazaar del Sabado" and 10 minutes from the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Home museum. Don’t miss the opportunity to walk around the area's galleries and museums afterwards.

2 reviews

Pedro
October 2017
Been a fan of day of the dead celebrations for years, hence this was the perfect opportunity to learn the history of where it originated and what a better place than CDMX. Andres and Manuel were great hosts, not to mention everything I learned from this great tradition. These guys are so knowledgeable around day of dead leaving you at awed with the experience. Day of dead bread was delicious and Thank you for the skull candy. Keep up the great work guys.
Been a fan of day of the dead celebrations for years, hence this was the perfect opportunity to learn the history of where it originated and what a better place than CDMX. Andres…
Rachel
October 2017
I was so excited that this experience popped up on the site. I planned my trip to Mexico specifically during dia de los muertos. Andrés Y Manuel so nice and knowledgable, but most importantly, passionate. They went in to great detail, and kept it fun. My favorite part was the explanation of the communities and the different crafts they make. I went on a tour the day after and the guide didn't explain things like that. BUT, thanks to Andrés Y Manuel, I knew significance and the how around things I saw, related and unrelated to dia de los muertos. If you're at all interested in this celebration, this experience is a must.
I was so excited that this experience popped up on the site. I planned my trip to Mexico specifically during dia de los muertos. Andrés Y Manuel so nice and knowledgable, but most…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Please bring your camera, an umbrella, and cash, should you wish to purchase anything in the nearby neighborhood shops.