Day of the Dead Postcard
Day of the Dead, día de los muertos, is a Mexican holiday celebrated in Mexico and the United States associated with the Catholic All Saint's Day and All Soul's Day to honor loved ones. It is celebrated on November 1 and 2. Cemeteries are cleaned and decorated, special food and candies are cooked, and home altars designed in homage to one's ancestors. It is a day of joyous remembrance.