From DIA Fort Wayne
To conclude the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and to celebrate the upcoming Day of the Dead/Dia de Los Muertos holiday, Parkview Health, University of Saint Francis and Sweetwater are excited introduce DIA Fort Wayne- A Celebration of Life!
This event will be a part of this year’s Fright Night event on October 21, 2017, hosted by the Downtown Improvement District. The event will take place at the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Wayne.
- Live Music
- Local Taco Vendors
- Beer Garden
- Face Painting
- Lucha libre wrestlers and altars with ofrendas (elaborate offerings dedicated to the spirit of the departed)
- Contests including “Best Calaca/Skeleton” Costume
Additional sponsors include University of Saint Francis Culturas Unidas, Sud-n-Impact Gym, Fort Wayne’s CW, Sol Kitchen, Salsa Grille, Monterrico To Go, Flora & Lily’s, Mitchell’s Sports Bar & Grill, 5 Star and Cruz Studios.
Admission is free from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm on October 21, 2017.
At 5:30 p.m., calacas will meet up with participants of Fright Nights 10th Annual Zombie Walk. For more information, please visit www.diafortwayne.com.