The Day of the Dead celebration has become part of UNESCO’s list of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity due to its value and prevalence in Mexican culture. This celebration in Mexico is one of the oldest customs and traditions that dates back to pre-Hispanic times and has been adapting and evolving with the passing of time. This is undoubtedly a show that will amaze anyone since it offers a great variety of colors and flavors within its mystical rituals. The most iconic celebration in Cancun and the Riviera Maya is done by Xcaret in tow of its parks Xcartet Park and Xochimilco.
Party at a Floating Fiesta on a traditional Trajinera. The original floating gardens of Xochimilco date back to the Aztec period, but this modern version of the canals is a fun way to celebrate Day of the Dead in Cancun at night.
Year after year, Xcaret brings together the rituals of the Mayan world and those of a guest state to commemorate and revive the ancient customs and traditions of the Mayan world in the Festival of Life and Death Traditions of Xcaret, this spectacle surrounds you with the aromas, colors and sensations of the Day of the Dead.