Día de Los Muertos – Fort Collins celebrations

See beautifully and lovingly created altars throughout Fort Collins, learn about the history of the holiday from experts in Mexico, decorate sugar skulls at home with the family, bake pan de muerto for your altar, and connect with your community. These wonderful activities are produced by the Poudre River Public Library in partnership with many Display locations including the Global Village Museum, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, and the Northside Aztlan Center.

Read all about the celebrations from Poudre River Public Library District’s blog about the holiday, a calendar of activities and more. By Johanna Ulloa Girón, MSW, Library District Community Services Manager.

This year’s events are produced by: the Poudre River Public Library District with sponsorship and support from Alinza Norco, BIPOC Alliance, Bohemian Foundation, City of Fort Collins Fort Fund, La Familia/The Family Center, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, The Health District of Northern Colorado, and Global Village Museum.

And take a self guided tour through Northern Colorado to see altars/nichos as part of the Denver Botanic Gardens’s Northern Colorado Creative Districts Art Exchange. Creative Districts and locations include: Downtown Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, Loveland and Sterling Creative Districts. (Read all about this regional driving tour HERE) Recorrido del Día de los Muertos del Norte de Colorado (NoCo) (En español)