ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Muertos y Marigolds will be hosting its 31st annual South Valley Marigold Parade and Celebration on Nov. 5.
The theme of this year’s event is “El Año de los Santos: Keep Our Kids Off Our Altars.” The event will feature a non-motorized procession. Bikes, skateboards, wagons, carts, Razor-like scooters, wheelchairs, and walking floats are all welcome. Procession participants must be in calavera face paint or a mask and be decorated with marigolds (real, paper, or other materials).
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There will also be music, food, car clubs, family activities, and art vendors at the Rio Bravo State Park from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The event is family-friendly and free. No alcohol and no animals, besides service animals, are allowed on the premises. More information about the event can be found here.