16-18 October | This weekend in Playa del Carmen

Catrina - Activities in Playa del Carmen 16-18 oct

Dia de Muertos is coming soon, and there are so many activities you can participate in! This is, apart from the usual agenda of nightlife, cultural activities, and nature. Let’s take a look at what the weekend of 16-18 October offers, for both outside and from your own house. This is All About Playa‘s agenda (find us there):


Activities to prepare for DΓ­a de Muertos in Playa del Carmen

Catrina painting workshop – online

This exciting workshop will take place as part of the We are all Catrinas Festival, and taught by the professional make-up artist Esmeralda (from the studio Maquillaje Fx and Facepainting). The workshop is aimed at helping you find your own talents, experiment, and test on yourself, while guided by Esmeralda in your introduction to fantasy make-up.

Facebook event: link.
Sign up for the event: link.
Cost: 100$.
Date: Saturday, 17th October 2020.
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm.

Concrete DΓ­a de Muertos Skull Workshop – in person

Also part of the Todas Somos Catrinas Festival, in this workshop you can elaborate plant pots made of concrete, commemorating the skulls from DΓ­a de Muertos, with color, paper flowers and glitter.

Facebook event: link.
Sign-up in: link.
Price: $200 pesos (includes materials).
Place: Margot Boutique Creatva. Paseo del Mayab 21, Playa del Carmen.
Date: Saturday 17th October.
Time: 11 AM – 1 PM.

Clay DΓ­a de Muertos Skulls Workshop – in person – for children

Same festival, same place, same concept, but also in clay! What is difference? This workshop is directed at children from 3 to 12 years old. Matys Parties has designed this workshop so children can work on their imagination, and motor skills, as well as to combat stress and anxiety πŸ™‚

Facebook event: link.
Sign-up in: link.
Price: $150 pesos (includes alcancΓ­a and clay piece).
Place: Margot Boutique Creatva. Paseo del Mayab 21, Playa del Carmen.
Date: Saturday 17th October.
Time: 11 AM – 1 PM.

More from Todas somos Catrinas on 16-18 October

There are many more activities part of the Festival Todas Somos Catrinas you can participate in on the 16-18 October. The Festival itself will take place from the 16th of October to November 1st). Check their Facebook to see more, or sign up already for one of them.



Dog Adoption Festival – Dog House

Dogs + Party! Come to Selina this Saturday to participate in Dog House! The event where you can find your next best friend! There will be dogs for adoption, DJ music, and a small local market with accessories for pets. The money from the tickets will go to help the ‘Mi Amigo en la Calle’ Foundation.

Doesn’t it sound like a great plan? If you already have a dog and can’t adopt a new one, bring a friend who needs one and enjoy the atmosphere.

Facebook event: link.
Price: $100 pesos.
Place: Selina, Calle 2 Nte, 130, Centro, Playa del Carmen.
Date: Saturday 17th October.
Time: 1 PM – 10 PM.

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