A cultural celebration for the whole family.
Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, a Mexican celebration, occurs around the same time of year as Halloween, although it is a completely different holiday with rich symbolism and traditions that appeal to people young and old.
The Desert Dome will be filled with cheerful candlelight, orange marigolds, and colorful decorations. View traditional ofrendas located throughout the Domes. Guests will enjoy a mariachi band and dancing in the Show Dome. Children will enjoy free crafts. They can interact with and have photos taken with characters in costume. The evening will be infused with educational opportunities to learn about this rich cultural event that is quickly gaining popularity all over the country.
Featured Food and Entertainment
- 6:30pm - 8:30pm; Mariachi Zamora - Mariachi Music and Dancing
- Face Painting - The Real Clowns
- Characters in costume from Coco
- Stay tuned for more information to come...
TBA - Friends of the Domes Sponsored Event, Special Rates Apply
From the West: Take 94 E to Exit 309B, "26th and St. Paul". Turn left onto St. Paul at the first traffic light and drive one block west to 27th St. Turn left and proceed south on 27th St. until you reach the end of the viaduct. Turn left into the Milwaukee Domes parking lot.
From the East: Take 94 W to Exit 309 B, "22nd and Clybourn". Turn left at the traffic light and proceed west on Clybourn until 27th St. Turn left and proceed south on 27th St. until you reach the end of the viaduct. Turn left into the Milwaukee Domes parking lot.
From the South: Take 94 W over the high rise bridge. Use Exit 309 B, "22nd and Clybourn". Turn left at the traffic light and proceed west on Clybourn until 27th St. Turn left and proceed south on 27th St. until you reach the end of the viaduct. Turn left into the Milwaukee Domes parking lot.
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes)
524 S. Layton Blvd
Milwaukee WI 53215
43.025760 / -87.947440
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