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Día de los Muertos Celebration

Celebrate Day of the Dead with online activities, Virtual Mercado, related events and programs.

Virtual Celebration

Since we all can’t gather in person on the actual day, we invite you to join us in October for a virtual celebration of Denver Botanic Gardens’ observance of Día de los Muertos.

This traditional Mexican “Day of the Dead” celebration offers at-home fun for the whole family. Download coloring pages, learn how to make sugar skulls and shop our virtual mercado.


NEW: Short Film Competition

Check out this year’s winners!

1st Place: Stray Spirits

2nd Place: Remembrance

3rd Place: Assurances, A Love Story

Runner Up: : Fond Remembrance

Online Activities

Create-it: Día de los Muertos Crafts
Quick and easy videos on how to make Día-related crafts at home with your family.

Coloring Sheets by Artmando 


Virtual Mercado

Our first-ever Día de los Muertos Virtual Mercado features vendors from Colorado selling original art pieces, prints, folk art, jewelry and more – all available for purchase through their online storefronts.

Sponsored by Fitzsimons Credit Union

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens – Virtually