The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (HCCL) to celebrate annual Dia de los Muertos Festival
NEW ORLEANS (October 25, 2019)— The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana and its Hispanic Young Professionals Committee will proudly present its Día de los Muertos Festival at the New Orleans Baby Cakes Stadium on Sunday, November 3rd, from Noon to 6:00 pm. Hispanic integration has become essential to the economic and cultural vitality of our area. The Día de los Muertos is a celebration of life that originated in central and southern Mexico and dates back 3,000 years. The free festival will celebrate this cultural tradition and attract the local community to enjoy local food, music, kids’ activities, shopping from local vendors and much more.
The event will have an afternoon filled with top entertainment and family friendly activities for all ages. Talent includes jams to the tunes of DJ Emotion, the contagious rhythms of La Tran-K Band, modern dances by Ritmeaux Krewe and Viva mi Tierra Folklore, las rancheras with young prodigy Madison Guzman, interactive entertainment from Krewe de Mayahuel. Our featured closing act will be in charge of Big Easy Award for Best Female Entertainer, Louisiana Music Hall of Fame Future Famer, Offbeat Magazine’s Best of the Beat and Louisiana’s fiddler, Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys.
Enjoy a gastronomic experience that will satisfy diverse and adventurous palates; including a variety of vendors such as Chilangos Seafood, Don Cruz Roasted Corn, La Cocina de Jose Antonio, La Michera Grill, Lucky Dogs, Los Jefes Grill, Sully’s Mangos, Lilly’s Pupuseria, and Lillie’s Cajun Kitchen.
Our Children’s Corner will be filled with art and crafts, face painting, spacewalk and free snacks including ice cream and snowball courtesy of CRC Global Solutions; popcorn and cotton candy courtesy of Bounce World.
Other activities will include an attractive marketplace with unique finds such as jewelry, pottery, art and more. Don’t forget to bring your Ofrenda, and honor your loved one at our authentic Altar. Lastly, dress to your best Dia de los Muertos attire and participate in our Costume Contest open to all. We will be awarding first, second and third in children’s and adult categories.
About the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana
The HCCL is a non-profit organization with a mission to foster the continued economic growth, development, and promotion of Hispanic businesses and their associations in the state of Louisiana.