Day of the Dead festival

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  • Two kids dress up as catrinas and twirl around their big colorful dresses.

  • Shops set up around the festival sell items Day of the Dead related, such as this little desk decoration

  • The catrinas finalists stand and wait in anticipation of who will win. amy harrison ends up taking first place for the competition.

  • Alicia Ramirez makes tiny replications of each of her ancestors that have passed, and spreads them throughout the shrine.

  • People dress up as skeletons that stand up to eight feet tall and takes pictures with people.

  • A dog version of the "sugar skulls' made of paper mache sits in front of a shrine.

  • Tribal dancers dance around while shaking their shakers while one beats on the drums.

  • Kids get to hold up the guitar from Coco in front of Mama Imelda's spirit guide from the movie.

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