Dia de Los Muertos Article in The Bakersfield Californian

BY JOHN COX jcox@bakersfield.com

The story Julie Ureno shared Sunday about one of her family’s Día de Los Muertos altars sounded like good luck. But the story her sister told felt like more than coincidence …

Annual Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

Join us on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, as we celebrate Dia de Los Muertos at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

  • Traditional Aztec Dancing & Blessing by Mi Tierra and Danza Azteca Ameyaltzin Yolihuani
  • Live Music by Banda La Especial
  • El Catrin & La Catrina Dia De Los Muertos Costume Contest
  • Ballet Folklorio Huaztecalli & Mariachi San Marcos performances
  • Authentic Mexican Cuisine And Refreshments
  • Free Kids Activities: Sugar Skull Decorating, Face Painting And Crafts
  • Dia De Los Muertos Merchandise & Vendor Booths

For more information, call 661-663-5495 or email mail@kchcc.org

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our 13th annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration this past Sunday at the Kern County Fairgrounds. 

Thank you to our live entertainment and performers: Mi Tierra, Danza Azteca Ameyaltzin Yolihuani, Banda La Especial, Ballet Folklorio Huaztecalli & Mariachi San Marcos. 

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors: Advanced Beverage Company, Dignity Bakersfield Memorial and Mercy Hospitals, Jim Burke Ford, Kaiser Permanente, Alta One Federal Credit Union and California Resources Corporation.

We hope you all had a wonderful time and hope to see you all again next year! 

Presenting Sponsors

Bud Light Chelada Tajin
California Resources Corporation
Jim Burke Ford
Dignity Health: Mercy & Memorial Hospitals
Kaiser Permanente
AltaOne Federal Credit Union

Proud Event Sponsors

Godinez Law
Kern Family Health Care
Adventist Health
Tri Counties Bank
KCCD/ Bakersfield College- Career Education
Strata Credit Union
InMotion Pro
Kern County Fairgrounds
Clinica Sierra Vista
Golden Empire Security
Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center
It’s Your Party-Jeannine Johnson
Corporate Services Audio Visual
California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

Media Sponsors

Telemundo Valle Central
Hill Broadcasting
El Popular
La Campesina/ Forge
Precious 95.7
La Caliente 96.9
Hot 94.1
Hits 93.1
Groove 99.3/ Energy 95.3