FREE - No Reservations Required
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
You may come and go as you please.
Parking is $5, nonstacked.
GO METRO: FREE shuttles from the Universal City/Studio City Metro station.
Note: Shuttles will NOT service the offsite parking lot for these events. Please plan to park on site, take Metro, or ride share.
IGNITE @ The Ford!
This FREE two-day extravaganza honors the traditions of Mexican and native Mesoamerican cultures with daytime activities for the whole family! Dia de los Muertos festivities will take place from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm all over the Ford’s entryway gardens and plaza spaces. Produced by LORE Media & Arts, these family-friendly celebrations will include face painting, live music and storytelling, food, craft activities, live mural painting by father and son graffiti artists Such and Champ, and more. Art panels, grand skull installations and Lucretia Torva's OAX Mural will be on display. Danza Balan Mictlan, Olivia Treviño Aztec Myths will perform.
Visual artists on display include: Chavez Art, Osvaldo Cervantes, Lalo Cota, Ricardo Garcia, Rachel Hoye, Luis Huffington, Maggie Keane, Heriberto Luna, David Morgan, Noni Olabisi, Christopher Sanchez, Lucretia Torva, Marisa H. Valdez and Darrin A Wardle.
Come back in the evening for Lila Downs Día de Muertos: Al Chile, featuring Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company, Mariachi Femenil Flores Mexicanas, and art installations on the stage by LORE Media & Arts - go here to learn more and buy tickets.
This event is part of IGNITE @ the FORD!, a series comprised of world-renowned contemporary artists whose work is thought-provoking and reflects the world in which we live. Proceeds benefit the Ford Theatre Foundation.