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Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Join community partner Denver Botanic Gardens for virtual gatherings and learning opportunities.

By Lindsey Coulter

October 7, 2020

Dia de los Muertos decorated skulls.Metropolitan State University of Denver is the presenting sponsor for Denver Botanic Gardens’ 2020 Día de los Muertos celebration. This year’s virtual celebration includes gatherings and learning opportunities in honor of traditional Mexican Day of the Dead observances.

Día de los Muertos Virtual STEAM Outreach Events - Online

Join Denver Botanic Gardens and Jacobs Engineering in a fun, live workshop. Get the whole family involved to learn about Mexico and challenge yourselves with two interactive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics projects.

Programs are free, and preregistration is required.

Wednesday, 1-1:30 p.m. - Mini Earthquake-Resilient Structures

Oct. 14, 1-1:30 p.m. - Rain Harvesting System


Día de Mole Negro - Online

This class takes cooking to the next level with attention to cultural detail. In the Latino culture, hard labor is associated with love for others. The amount of labor that goes into mole shows the guest how a long cooking process can be rewarding and full of sentiment. The cost of this program includes a take-home kit with the necessary ingredients for two people, available for pickup at the Gardens’ York Street location.

Nov. 1, 4:30-6 p.m.

$110, $120 non-member

Register for Día de Mole Negro


Family Make and Take: Día de Los Muertos Miniature Ofrendas

Explore the cultural traditions of Día de los Muertos as you create a miniature ofrenda in remembrance of a loved one.

Various dates and times in October

Project fee $12, $15 non-member

Register for Miniature Ofrendas


For questions about upcoming events, please contact, co-director, One World One Water Center.

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