Thursday, October 30, 2008
Olvera Street will celebrate the dead with colorful paintings, vivid decorations and flavorful foods during its Día de los Muertos festivities. With two parades, piñatas, strolling mariachis and more, the two-day event will continue a tradition dating to the Aztecs. Olvera Street and Broadway, downtown L.A. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. www.calleolvera.com.