DeKalb Day of the Dead Celebration of Life

Walk Downtown DeKalb with the spirits of your ancestors, as our community fills it with music, food, and dance.
Agenda will be finalized prior to the event.
We will start at the DeKalb Public Library to admire traditional Alters created by people of our community (available during Library Hours)
Welcoming Ceremony
(everyone is invited to join us as we kick off and celebrate this beautiful Holidays)
309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL 60115
Join us as we walk from the DeKalb Public Library, down third street into “La Calle”.
Performance Agenda:
La Calle: 3:00 pm
Ballet Nueva GeneraciĆ³n of RTHS
263 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115
Lunch Time Shopping
2:00 PM Welcoming Ceremony
3:00 PM Ballet Nueva GeneraciĆ³n of RTHS
4:00 PM Business and Performer TBA
5:00 PM Light Up Downtown Dekalb as we honor our loved ones and follow LA Catrina to Debutante Beauty School for a showcase
El Jimador will have space for vendors to setup a booth.
“La Calle” will be sponsoring the Artist Gallery, which will be open from 2pm – 5pm. Stop by and admire or purchase local artist masterpieces. Limited Space Available
Pop-in our wonderful Small but Mighty businesses. Some of our Downtown businesses will be hosting different events within their shops.
Flower Tutorials will be scheduled to take place at business throughout Downtown.
Choose and decorate your Alebrijes (Animal Spirit Guide)
Enjoy Pan de Muerto (bakery TBA)
And warm up with a delusion traditional Mexican Hot Chocolate from El Jimador
If you are interested in participating please contact Laura Anderson
Text or Call (815) 999-8200
The agenda is not finalized and their is plenty of room for additional performers or people who are interested in honoring and celebrating with us.


Nov 04 2023


2:00 pm


DeKalb Public Library
DeKalb Public Library, Oak Street, DeKalb, IL, USA