Guillermo Rivelino, general director of Nautical Festivals in Mexico, announced that Cabo San Lucas will host the First Day of the Dead Nautical Parade called Altares de Muerto (Altars of the Dead). unique in the country, in which the Marina and the bay are expected to be decorated in an allusive manner. So far, 36 altars and 20 boats have been confirmed for this event, whose objective is for the population and tourists to learn about the diversity of cultures encompassed in a single tradition, demonstrating that the south of the state is an innovative destination.
On October 28th a press conference was held to announce the details of this event of traditions and lights in which from the first and second of November this traditional festival will be held with all the sanitary measures, the first day there will be a cultural artistic event near the Marlin monument located behind the Cultural Pavilion of the Republic, in this commemoration will be supported by the indigenous groups of the community.
He emphasized that on November 2 the artists activities will be performed on the esplanade of the Plaza Puerto Paraiso, in addition to the altars of the dead will be distributed along the Marina, this in 6 sections, while the boarding of the participants to the nautical parade will be at 6 pm to be at 7 pm in front of the Hotel de 3 Letras at the side of 8 Cascadas and begin their journey in the bay tentatively concluding at 8 pm, cordially invited the population to be part of this popular festival.
Oscar Leggs Castro, Mayor of Los Cabos said that this celebration of the altars of the dead will be held simultaneously in Plaza Mijares, the idea with this type of event is to strengthen Mexican traditions, all in an innovative way, so this administration has every willingness to support these cultural activities, asking the population to attend the parade, abide by all health measures imposed by the health authority.
Jacqueline Liceaga, businesswoman of the CSL Marina, said that for them as well as the tourist, the local people are also important, so it is necessary to create spaces for the inhabitants to come to the dock and enjoy this type of activities to the maximum, in addition she said there will be fireworks.