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La Ofrenda Festival

Gilroy's Inaugural Dia de Muertos Festival & Wellness Fair


La Ofrenda Festival 2023


Inaugural La Ofrenda Festival 2023


Founder & Creative Director


Oct 28, 2023

La Ofrenda Festival,  Gilroy’s Inaugural Dia de Muertos Festival and Wellness Fair – a captivating celebration that weaves together the tapestry of arts, culture, and well-being!

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Gilroy, this extraordinary event is more than just a day of festivities; it’s an immersive experience that embraces the essence of Dia de Muertos – a time when families come together to honor their departed loved ones and celebrate the eternal bond between the living and the deceased. With vibrant ofrendas ( altars ) adorned with marigold flowers, moving performances, a community bike ride, and a variety of talented artists, our festival promises an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression on the South County community and beyond.

La Ofrenda Festival is made possible with a Gilroy Elevate the Arts Grant, a program of SVCreates, with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the City of Gilroy, and the County of Santa Clara and fiscally Sponsored by Local Color, 501c3.

Escalera al Cielo

Limited edition poster designed by local artist, Leonardo Rangel.

NBC Bay Area PSA

Calavera Community Bike Ride

Music & Entertainment

Founding Partners

2023 Brand Book

Leadership Team