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Family Festival

@ Bowers Museum

Music, crafts, face painting


The Bowers invites you to bring your family for a fun and entertaining day of cultural engagements. Each month highlights a different cultural theme including music, dance, arts, and food. Sponsored by the Nicholas Endowment. Great fun for all ages.

The Bowers invites you to bring your family for a fun and entertaining day of cultural engagements. Each month highlights a different cultural theme including music, dance, arts, and food. Sponsored by the Nicholas Endowment. Great fun for all ages.


The festival is held in the court yard. Admission to the museum is not included.


Sunday November 5 | 11:00-3:30pm

Dia de los Muertos Festival: A celebration of life, with the favorite music, dance, art and food of our beloved departed family and friends.


John M. Lee Court

12 - 3:45 PM Joel Aceves, classical guitarist and Bowers favorite, plays traditional Mexican songs


Margaret and Cleo Key Courtyard

11 AM – 4 PM Face Painting, Art Projects for the Entire Family: decorate sugar skulls, make calavera artifacts and enjoy hot Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto (bread of the dead)

12 PM O.C. Mariachi Kids, plays the traditional rancheras of Mexico

12:45 PM Raices de Mexico Ballet Folklorico, performs La Zandunga, danced to a song composed as a lament of the death of the composer’s mother

1:00 PM Intermission

1:30 PM El Santo Golpe, plays son jarocho and cumbias for your listening and dancing pleasure

2:30 PM Xipe Totec Danza Azteca, performs the dances of the Aztec underworld


Ticket Info: FREE festival. General admission to Bowers Museum and Kidseum is free on Festival Sundays for Members and Santa Ana residents only.

Phone: (714) 567-3600

Website: Click to Visit

Sunday, December 3, 2017 : 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • First Sunday of every month
  • New Years Day
  • 4th of July
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Suitable for: 2+

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$6.00, provided on location. Nearby metered and timed street parking is also available

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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