All Tickets for the Festival of Life and Death Traditions, with a peninsular rate, are sold out for October 30 and November 1 and 2. Acquire your general ticket for Xcaret park or receive a special discount if you live in Quintana Roo. You can enjoy all their presentations and shows (except the Gala Concert).
Festival of Life and Death Traditions at Xcaret
Let’s celebrate the Day of the Dead in Riviera Maya
The largest Mexican celebration is approaching! Xcaret Park opens its doors from October 30th to November 2nd to receive the souls of those who have already departed to the afterlife on the Festival of Life and Death Traditions in its 16th edition.
The Day of the Dead festivities is a UNESCO Intangible Heritage of Humanity. During the Festival of Life and Death, there will be different theater plays, musical presentations, workshops, dance shows, and even a space just for children in the Interactive Hacienda, besides the traditional Mass for the Feast of All Saints on November 1st.
In the 2022 edition, we will have Tlaxcala as a special guest to show us their cultural richness and traditions, including their varied gastronomy and beautiful artistic expressions. Celebrate the Day of the Dead at Xcaret!
La Baldufa Theatrè
This theater company is originally from the region of Catalonia in Spain and takes its talent to different countries around the globe. It is known for offering multidisciplinary shows that are the joy of children and adults.
An ancient voice of wind and mountain
A long-awaited evening where this countertenor of Colombian origin, recognized throughout the world in different festivals and who has obtained many awards, gives us a concert of traditional music from Colombia.
La Maldita Vecindad & La Sonora Santanera
La Vecindad Santanera (Gala Concert)
Two giants of Mexican popular music perform on the stage of Gran Tlachco in Xcaret for a special Gala Concert. La Sonora Santanera invites you to dance with their rhythm, and the influence of rock music from La Maldita Vecindad will delight us with a great evening.
Erick de Luna
Oh Tlaxcalatecan Catrina, you took me to the altar
La Catrina, performed by the accomplished artist Erik de Luna, makes a guest appearance at Xcaret again, now wearing a typical Tlaxcalan charro costume with a wide ostrich feather hat and to the accompaniment of regional music from Tlaxcala. In addition to living with the audience by asking tricky questions that will bring us fun but also memories.
Of Skeletons, Tunes, and Dead
This famous composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist share with us his talent. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with countless prestigious artists of different genres. He presents us with a show with the poetic tradition of All Souls' Day.
A fantastic presentation by an actress and singer who has a unique style that results from an extraordinary combination of popular songs, theater, and Mexican traditions, as well as an impressive costume design.
The Life and Death Game
This recreation of the game that appears in the Maya sacred book of the Popol Vuh, where the divine twins Hunaphú and Ixbalanqué face the lords of Xibalbá in a challenge, will take place on the Ball Game stage at Xcaret.
Xclusive Concert and Guest State
La Vecindad Santanera
Mexico and the Day of the Dead is also present in its food. Visit the gastronomic exposition with dishes from the state of Tlaxcala and the Yucatan Peninsula.
Expositions and workshops
Discover the ephemeral art of Tlaxcala and photograph and painting expositions, besides some workshops where you will see how the artisans works, for the pride of every Mexican.
Music is essential on the Day of the Dead and you can attend several music presentations and see special guests such as Astrid Hadad, Ernesto Anaya, and Asael Cuesta.
Stop by one of the plays, puppet presentations, or regional and community theater during the 2022 edition of the Festival of Life and Death.
Shows of regional Mexican dance, pre-Hispanic dance, and folkloric ballet presentations.