These cities go all out for Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City is famous internationally. Large, complex floats, costumed participants, altars, and ofrendas are included. 

One of Mexico's most culturally rich cities, Oaxaca is famous for its Day of the Dead celebrations. Parades, vibrant altars, and street-made "alfombras" 

Mixquic, Mexico: This small village near Mexico City has a candle-lit cemetery on November 1 and 2. Visitors can see villagers decorating graves

Michoacán's Pátzcuaro is known for its waterfront Day of the Dead celebrations. Boat processions to Janitzio, candlelight cemeteries

Santiago Sacatepéquez, Guatemala: Residents make huge kites, called "barriletes," to honor the dead. 

A big Day of the Dead procession and festival in San Francisco's Mission District features traditional Aztec dancers, extravagant costumes, and colorful ofrendas. 

Oceanside, California: Oceanside's Dia de los Muertos Festival features colorful altars, a classic car exhibition, live music, and Mexican food.

In Brazil, especially in São Paulo, the Day of the Dead is gaining popularity. Art shows, parades, and cultural events celebrate Mexican and Latin American 

Barcelona, Spain: Barcelona has celebrated Day of the Dead with processions, Mexican food, and altars in recent years. This is a big city festival.

London, UK: Mexican-themed parties, art exhibitions, and music events are common for London's Day of the Dead celebrations. It helps UK residents learn

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