Mexico: Riviera Maya Day of the Dead Holiday Guide
Every November 1, the Riviera Maya's annual Hanal Pixán is more than just a Halloween celebration. The Day of the Dead is a vibrant and sacred Maya festival taking place at cemeteries, churches and private homes around the region, commemorating the lives of those who have passed on. Read more about the event, see photos, and mix up special Day of the Dead treats.
Holiday HistoryWhat is Day of the Dead? Find out
Celebrate life, death, and...well, chocolate at Mexico's ancient Maya festival of the dead, Hanal Pixán.
Day of the Dead PhotosOur gallery captures the scene
CT+L photographer Zach Stovall takes you inside the Day of the Dead for an exclusive peek at the sacred ceremonies.
Day of the Dead DrinkMix up this special cocktail recipe
Celebrate the Day of the Dead at home with this sinful twist on the classic Tequila Sunrise tropical drink.