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LATIN MARKET FT. DIA DE MUERTOS

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - October 30 @ 11:00 pm

Free

We are growing with our Latin Market Ft Dia de Muertos, in this edition we will have Live music, workshops,  more than 30 vendors, among them food vendors to enjoy a good taco, tamales, quesadilla, hot chocolate, mulled wine, beer, plus we will have workshops, face painting and live music. We will have a designated area for children, seniors and many surprises that should not be missed. We will start at 1 p.m. both days and on Saturday we close at 12 and on Sunday we close at 11pm.

In this market we are honoring the day of the dead, so you have the opportunity to dress like a catrina or a catrin, wear a flower crown, hats, you can be a classic catrina or a contemporary catrina, we will have prizes for the best dresses of catrin or catrina both days at 5 p.m.

Remember that it will be a free event for the whole family.

 

Time:  Saturday – 1 PM to 12 AM | Sunday – 1 PM to 11 PM | Free entrance

 

WHAT TO DO AT THE LATIN MARKET FT. DIA DE MUERTOS?

 

  • Eat Delicious Latin Food
    We have top notch food vendors, with amazing diversity and delicious food. Meet our food vendors:
      • Munchies Mexican snacks: A snack cart, with typical street food products like corn in a cup, nacho bag, and michelada.
      • Union Latino’s food: Home-made taste of Colombia.  Classic dishes and some traditional recipes from around our continent.
      • Machete Mexican and Healthy Foods (dba Ollin Healthy Foods): Authentic and Healthy Mexican food; just like how our ancestors made it!
      • Antojos y Sabores: Antojos y Sabores family’s recipes showcase the richness of Mexican culture through their exquisite cuisine
      • La tiendita de Valentina (Valentina’s Snack bar): Valentina’s snack bar has a variety of snacks from mexico and Latin America. They bring mangonada, the delicious dorilocos and the elote on stick to make the día de los muertos memorable for everyone.
      • Salsa Dog: Salsadog offers Venezuelan Style Street Food such as Venezuelan Style hotdogs, tequenos or arepas, all of them accompanied by their handcrafted sauces. Any of them are an explosion of flavours in your mouth. Guaranteed.
  • Mil tomates food: They proudly serve a variety of dishes such as burritos, enchiladas, and street tacos with dietary options that accommodate Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free requirements. Known for their in-house salsas, seasonings, and marinade, in the kitchen they respect the ingredients and technique that make Mexican food so flavorful. 
  • Munchu Picchu: Authentic Peruvian Cuisine Best fusion cuisine you’ll ever taste.
    • Dance to the rhythm of Latin American Music

We have plenty of amazing and talented artists for you to enjoy Latin American music. Meet them:

Saturday 29th

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m Liliam Santamaria (Colombia)
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Brejera (brazil)
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Yalla Jam (Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, Serbia, Argentina and the USA)
8:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Mexico Vivo (mexico)
10:00 p.m -11:00 p.m. Orquesta Tabasko
11:00 p.m. – 12 p.m. Mariachi Los Dorados (mex/can)

Sunday 30th

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m Nadim Woolgar (Bolivia)
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Matices del Sur (Peru)
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Muevete Marimba (canada)
8:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Mariachi Tabasko (Mexico)
10:00 p.m -11:00 p.m. Tren al Sur (Rock en tu idioma)

 

  • Support small business

Come meet these amazing products made with love, and support small businesses.

    • Mercadito Mexicano: Their wide range of products includes dresses, shawls, blouses, table runners, toys and more. They do their bit by introducing part of the beautiful culture and traditions of beloved Mexico. 
    • Eco-Latino Handmade Products: Handmade products from small families from around Central and South America.
    • Prehispanic Artistry: A small business that was founded by Omar. He creates the patterns of his jewelry from scratch on paper with felt pens. He then proceeds to translate these patterns into intricate and colorful handmade beaded jewelry.
    • Asiri
    • The Alfajor Co: An online bakery determined to produce high quality baked products & bespoke catering orders from Vancouver. “We specialize in a Latin American staple at special events called Alfajor. The alfajor is a cookie with rich filling on the inside & coconut shavings around our most popular flavours like Dulce de Leche & Nutella plus many more. Along with our specialty we also pair wonderful meringue cookies and small cakes”
  • Chilango, heart of Mexico (Elena Martinez): “With our stand at the Dia de Muertos Marketplace in Vancouver, we want to share with visitors the experience of going shopping at a Mexican market in the fall and around the Day of the Dead.”
  • IKIS ZEN: Their candles are made with natural and vegan soy wax. “We are a small eco-friendly company. Everything is made 100% handmade.”
  • Lulu Souto: Handmade jewelry
  • By Isabela: Vegan Beauty products 
  • Mi Rincon Bello Boutique: Boutique specializing in women’s clothing and accessories from Latin-american. “We provide a unique personal shopping experience with a Fashion Stylist.”
  • Andreia Brazil Mortgage Solutions: Andreia is an Accredited Mortgage Professional, helping families all over Canada. She is passionate about assisting people to understand the banking system and the mortgage lending process in order to ensure they can make informed decisions with confidence.
  • Patricia Trust – Real Estate expert – “Patricia is a “People Person” Realtor, with more than 20 years of experience bringing knowledge, service and negotiation skills. She is the most skilled consultant and overseer of the details to help people to go throughout the real estate transaction step-by-step. 
  • Indiarts Collective: “We are IndiArts Collective, a Vancouver based social enterprise operating since 2017. For the past 5 years, we’ve been collaborating with indigenous artisans from South America to create quality, colorful and authentic bags, accessories, jewelry, home decor and other products. IndiArts provides them with a fair income to support and encourage their traditions and cultural preservation. “
  • Paulo Moulatlet: An Investment Funds Advisor with Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc. and a Life Insurance Advisor with Manulife Securities Insurance Agency, has been, for the past 25 years, helping individuals, families and small business owners, navigate through the different stages of their current financial situation so they can achieve their most important financial goals 

 

  • Have Beer & listen to music in our Beer Garden

 

  • Have lots of workshops for adults
    Come learn how to dance Afro Zumba & Macuele, Capoeira and-or Salsa! Also, learn how to become La Catrina.
    All these workshops are for free, but remember you need to register first!

OCT 29 – 1pm: How to dance Capoeira https://www.latincouver.ca/event/learning-capoeira/
OCT 29 – 2.30pm: How to dance Afro Zumba & Macuele https://www.latincouver.ca/event/how-to-dance-afro-zumba-and-macuele/ 

OCT 30 – 1pm: How to become La Catrina: https://www.latincouver.ca/event/how-to-become-a-catrina/ 

OCT 30 – 2.30: How to learn Salsa https://www.latincouver.ca/event/how-to-dance-salsa/ 

  • Give kids some memorable experiences with our Workshops for kids
  • As this is a family event, of course we have free activities for kids too! These events are first come first served basis and we do have limited spaces. Make it on time!
    Both dates have the same schedule!

  • Saturday & Sunday

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. How to decorate calaveritas de azucar

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. How to make papel picado 

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m  Puppet show “dia de los muertos”  with musical instruments and dance.

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ice painting Skulls

  • Learn, enjoy and live the Day of the Dead through our Videomapping

On both days, from 6.30 to 10pm we will have a videomapping, with a 5 to 7 minute explanation about the Day of the Dead and what this tradition means for Mexico and other Latin American cultures.

If you’d like to add the name of your dearly departed on the videomapping projection, send us the information here: https://www.latincouver.ca/event/videomapping-dia-de-los-muertos/ 

Details

Start:
October 29 @ 1:00 pm
End:
October 30 @ 11:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

1500 Old Bridge St. Granville Island

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