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Tohono Chul: Día de los Muertos

October 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - November 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm MST

Experience the Cult of the Fiery Chile, Decadent Chocolate, and Día de los Muertos This Weekend at Tohono Chul. Tohono Chul pays homage to the cult of the fiery chile, decadent chocolate, and Día de los Muertos with their annual Chiles, Chocolate, & Day of the Dead Festival. Throughout the gardens vendors feature Day of the Dead-inspired artwork, chile roasting, culinary demonstrations, food and wine tastings, live entertainment, free Día de los Muertos-themed face painting, children’s activities, and more. Experience the enduring tradition of the borderlands from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. Even though you may have missed the early bird prices, you can still celebrate as tickets to the festivities are only $15 tickets with free admission for children under the age of 12. Ticket holders are encouraged bring a token of remembrance for their departed to leave on the Community Altar. Join Tohono Chul for a celebration filled with joy, tradition, honor, and culture.

Chile & Chocolate Culinary Delights:
· Alfonso Olive Oil
· Americano-Mexicano
· Cerreta Candy Company
· Chocolaté
· Chocolate Ritual
· Churros El Rey Tucson
· Mano y Metate
· Mouth of the South
· Pappardelle’s Pasta
· Popped Artisan Popcorn
· Q Confections
· Queen Ceviche
· The Roasted Chile
· Reds Roasters
· Tilted Halos
· Tohono Chul Garden Bistro
· True Love Honey
· Tucson Tamale Company
· Untamed Confections
· We B Jamin Farm
· Zak’s Chocolate

Chile & Chocolate Inspired Crafts:
· Alpine Goat Girl
· Ancestral Herbals
· Arizona Warmth
· Azucar (Jewelry)
· Beednicks Design
· Charles De Concini Chiltepines
· Chrystal Canyon Creations
· Desert Rain Soaps & Lotions
· Desert Sky Gourds
· Flor de Mayo
· Iron Root
· Robert Sanders
· SA Alchemists Guild
· Timothy’s Collection

Entertainment Line-Up:
· Rafael Moreno Quartet
· Entre Peruanos
· Jovert Steel Drum Band
· Rebecca Foreman Harpist
· Michael Salerno

Tohono Chul is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich people’s lives by connecting them with the wonders of nature, art, and culture in the Sonoran Desert region and inspiring wise stewardship of the natural world. For more information about the event, tickets, or vendors please visit or call 520-742-6455.


October 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am
November 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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Tohono Chul Park
7366 N. Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ United States
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