Day of the Dead traditions vary from country to country, town to town. It is a day to remember friends and family who have died. Alters honoring the deceased are decorated with flowers, skulls and the favorite foods and drinks of the dead.
Despite the theme of remembrance, The Day of the Dead is also a time of celebration and parties are common.
Aztec ceremony in Mexico City
Day of the Dead Altar
Day of the Dead Bread
Day of the Dead celebrations