Day of the Dead

Birmingham-Day of the Dead
9:45 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos in Birmingham

The main altar for this year's Dia de los Muertos Festival was "Year of the Civil Rights Martyr."
Ryan Vasquez

Once a year along 1st Avenue South in Birmingham the streets are closed and Alabamians are transported to another place and another culture.

“There’s the smell of the food, and the smell of the copol, and the smell of the candle wax and the sights of the art and the color and you hear the music.”

Wendy Jarvis is describing Birmingham’s Dia de los Muertos Festival.

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