things to do in Santa MonicaDuring October, many gear up for Halloween and the spooky season. However, there is another holiday that deserves a spotlight with its colorful sugar skulls, art events, history, and music. This year, join Hotel Carmel for a bit of fun at the Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration in Santa Monica!

A Full Week Of Events!

There are many different things to do in Santa Monica, but when the Día de Los Muertos celebrations begin, that list of attractions and must-sees grows to even more significant happenings that you will not want to miss. Starting in the last week of October and lasting through the first few days of November, you can find several gallery exhibitions of art, meaningful photographs, and screenings of Day of the Dead themed films throughout our coastal community. Join local businesses like the Pico Branch Library, the Edison Language Academy, Cafe Bolivar, and more for some of the best focal points of this beautiful celebration.

things to do in Santa MonicaWhen, Where, and Why

Día de los Muertos is the celebration of the cycle of life and many honor their lost loved ones with traditional music and dances, as well as handcrafted offerings. By taking part in the Santa Monica Day of the Dead festivities, you can tour the area while learning about this magnificent cultural event. There are several businesses near the Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Beach, and within a few blocks of the beautiful Hotel Carmel that may also be hosting a fun activity or two. With all of the additional things to do in Santa Monica, experiencing Día de Los Muertos is a cultural encounter that should be at the top of your itinerary.

things to do in Santa MonicaAn Ideal Location

When you stay with us during the Day of the Dead celebration, you will be conveniently located near all of the action. Not only are the local businesses that are involved in the holiday just a short walk away but you will also have easy access to the Third Street Promenade a block away, and premier shopping at Santa Monica Place right across the street. Join in the fun and learn about this incredible cultural experience with a visit to one of the best hotels in Santa Monica for an unforgettable California getaway here at Hotel Carmel.