Downtown Day of the Dead Celebrations

The Latin American and Latino Studies program, through collaborative efforts with a myriad of organizations and the work of many volunteers, has participated in the Louisville Downtown Day of the Dead celebrations.

2022: Fourth Street Live!

2017 Celebration
2015 Altar: Loved Ones of Hotel Louisville Employees
2014 Altar: Nelson Mandela
2013 Altar: Martin Luther King Jr. (50th Anniversary of his “I Have a Dream” Speech) and Local Champions of Civil Rights
2012 Altar: Thomas Merton
2011 Altar: The Legacy of Community and UofL Leaders
2010 Altar: Haitian and Chilean Earthquake Victims
2009 Altar: The Yuma 14
2008 Altar: César Iván Aguilar Cano

2015 Downtown Day of the Dead Celebration