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Taste of Tlaquepaque: Dia de los Muertos

Friday, October 13
Doors: 5pm // Show: 7pm
$0 to $50

Get ready to experience the vibrant culture of Mexico without leaving Springfield! Join Springfield Sister Cities Association for Taste of Tlaquepaque, a festive celebration of Springfield’s 20-year sister city relationship with Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico. This year, we honor the rich and colorful tradition of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a time to remember and celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have passed away.

You will be amazed by the stunning décor featuring authentic ofrenda displays and artwork by Tlaquepaque artist Andrea Romero. Romero is a talented visual artist, and she is also the most recognized Catrina makeup artist in Jalisco. Catrinas are elegant and whimsical skeletons that symbolize Dia de los Muertos.

At 7pm, you’ll enjoy the lively music of Grupo Musical Canela, a renowned musical group from Tlaquepaque. They’ll showcase the best traditional and popular music of Mexico and Latin America that is sure to get you up and dancing. Through their stories and songs, you’ll also learn more about the history and meaning of Dia de los Muertos.

By attending Taste of Tlaquepaque, you will have a memorable night of fun and entertainment, and you’ll also support Springfield Sister Cities’ cultural programs that promote“Peace ThroughPeople.” These programs foster friendship and understanding between people of different countries and cultures.

Don’t wait, get your tickets today and join us for Taste of Tlaquepaque: Dia de los Muertos!


Make the most of your Taste of Tlaquepaque experience! Become a sponsor and enjoy exclusive benefits that will take you closer to the heart of Mexican culture and art. As a sponsor, you will get more time to mingle with the talented artists and musicians visiting from Tlaquepaque, our sister city in Jalisco, Mexico. You will also support Springfield Sister Cities’ mission of promoting peace through people and fostering cross-cultural understanding and friendship.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your Taste of Tlaquepaque experience and show your support for Springfield Sister Cities. Become a sponsor today and get ready for a night of fun, culture and celebration! Learn more at peacethroughpeople.org/taste.

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