What is Los Dias De Los Muertos?

Los Dias De Los Muertos (The Days of The Dead) is a celebration of the dead. In Mexican culture it is believed that spirits of the deceased return home once a year for 24 hours. Specially prepared alters and grave sites are colorfully decorated to greet the spirits of family members and friends. The celebration takes place each year during November 1st and 2nd. For more information look here: