Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a long standing Latino holiday with indigenous roots dating back to Aztec times, and has taken its place in mainstream culture boasting festivities worldwide. In keeping with this tradition, the city of Coachella proudly created a two day festival full of celebrations of life – featuring art, entertainment and culinary enjoyment held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.
On November 1, we celebrate Día de los Muertos, a day to remember, honor and celebrate our deceased family, friends and loved ones. As with any proper Mexican celebration, plenty of vibrant decorations, mouthwatering snacks and strong libations are necessary — both to commemorate the dead and delight the living. Here are the 7 things you'll need to throw a proper Día de los Muertos celebration:
How they set up altars in there house is they clear rooms and remove all the furniture from the room. Then they cover the altar that is made out of boxes or crates with oil clothes. Next they put food, flowers, and candles on the altars for the spirits.