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Taste of Tlaquepaque: Dia de los Muertos

October 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Get ready to experience the vibrant culture of Mexico without leaving Springfield!
Join Springfield Sister Cities Association for Taste of Tlaquepaque, a festive celebration of Springfield’s 20-year sister city relationship with Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico.
This year, we honor the rich and colorful tradition of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a time to remember and celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have passed away.
You will be amazed by the stunning décor featuring authentic ofrenda displays and artwork by Tlaquepaque artist 𝗔𝗻𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗮 𝗥𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗼. Romero is a talented visual artist, and she is also the most recognized Catrina makeup artist in Jalisco. Catrinas are elegant and whimsical skeletons that symbolize Dia de los Muertos.
At 7pm, you’ll enjoy the lively music of 𝗚𝗿𝘂𝗽𝗼 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗲𝗹𝗮, a renowned musical group from Tlaquepaque. They’ll showcase the best traditional and popular music of Mexico and Latin America that is sure to get you up and dancing. Through their stories and songs, you’ll also learn more about the history and meaning of Dia de los Muertos.
By attending Taste of Tlaquepaque, you will have a memorable night of fun and entertainment, and you’ll also support Springfield Sister Cities’ cultural programs that promote “Peace Through People.” These programs foster friendship and understanding between people of different countries and cultures.
Don’t wait, get your tickets today and join us for Taste of Tlaquepaque: Dia de los Muertos!
General Admission: $50
Students (all ages): $25
Student Rush: purchase in person beginning at 5pm
Make the most of your Taste of Tlaquepaque experience! Become a sponsor and enjoy exclusive benefits that will take you closer to the heart of Mexican culture and art.
As a sponsor, you will get more time to mingle with the talented artists and musicians visiting from Tlaquepaque, our sister city in Jalisco, Mexico. You will also support Springfield Sister Cities’ mission of promoting peace through people and fostering cross-cultural understanding and friendship.
Depending on your level of sponsorship, you will have access to different perks that will make your night unforgettable.
Starting at $300, you and a guest can join the 𝗽𝗿𝗲-𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘆 at 5:30pm and enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while admiring the stunning décor and artwork of the event. Includes two reserved seats at the concert.
Starting at $1,500, you and a guest can also attend the 𝗣𝗮𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘆 on Thursday, October 12 from 5-7:30pm, where you will have a chance to meet and greet the artists and musicians in a more intimate setting. Includes eight pre-party entries and 8 reserved seats at the concert.
Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your Taste of Tlaquepaque experience and show your support for Springfield Sister Cities. Become a sponsor today and get ready for a night of fun, culture and celebration!
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