The Day of the Dead (also known as El Dia de los Muertos) is a Mexican joyfully festival on November 1 and 2 where people in Mexico remember and honor their dead relatives. It is similar to the Catholic holidays of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day and Halloween dealing with the ideas of death/mortality and spirits plus it occurs roughly at the same time. You can also get inspired with other occasions using some of our past articles 37 Cute & Non scary Halloween Cake Decorations and 60 Cute And Cozy Knitted Christmas Decorations to help get you started. On this day Traditions include decorate their homes with special home altars, building private altars honoring the deceased using colorful sugar skulls, marigolds, visiting graves with food for the spirits of the dead. People celebrate this holiday by making skull themed crafts, beautifully decorated treats and vibrant flowers are common. Day of the Dead focuses on bringing people together to celebrate death by gatherings of family and friends to pray for and warmly remember friends and family members who have died and hold festivities in their honor. Check out Mexican Day of the Dead Mexican Crafts and Activities for the occasion as they will help you to create the perfect look for your Dia de los Muertos celebration. Inspiration mainly on Pinterest .