November 1 — Secular Day of the Dead (Virtual Event)


The traditional Day of the Dead celebration for 2020 is taking on a decidedly nonreligious atmosphere this year! Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis, the 2020 Secular Day of the Event/Dia de los Muertos event is being offered as an online event beginning at 2:45 p.m. (EDT) Sunday, November 1, 2020.

FFRF co-president Dan Barker’s dedication, “Adios a dios” will be available in both English and Spanish, and Annie Laurie Gaylor will share a remembrance of her mother and FFRF principal founder Anne Nicol GaylorThe Honoring Ceremony will open with dedications from actor Jon Huertas, writer Sasha Sagan, sculptor Zenos Frudakis, author Fernando Alcántar, and John Davidson. Participants are encouraged to share a photograph or portraits of a deceased loved one during the Honoring Ceremony portion of the event. Prizes will be awarded for best decore and costume. A Spanish speaker’s Zoom room will be available with a mirrored schedule. See full details at Advance registration is requested, register here. To reserve a 3 to 5 minute time slot to celebrate a deceased loved one, email [email protected]. Informacion en Espanol

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