Photo of late “Batman” actor Adam West is centerpiece of tribute at Old Town State Historic Park. Photo by Chris Stone

Old Town’s Día de los Muertos isn’t your typical Day of the Dead.

An altar was set up to honor the late actor Adam West at Old Town. Photo by Chris Stone

Celebrated at the state historic park the weekend before the real dates of Nov. 1 and 2, the San Diego event takes in more than Mexican and Hispanic culture.

Try an altar for Adam West, the first Batman TV star, who died in June. Also present was a Police Officers Association Altar for the Fallen Officers.

Thousands of people flooded the park Saturday, with parking spots gone when the festival started at 11 a.m.

Continuing Sunday, the event honors the unity between life and death when families come together and offer hospitality to the spirits of their loved ones.

Sunday’s schedule:

  • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Giant skeleton puppet bride and groom
  • Noon – 6 Children’s Arts and Crafts
  • Noon – 6 Giant skull painting demonstration
  • Noon – 6 Paper flower making demonstration
  • Noon – 6 Wheel of Fortune
  • Noon – 8 Face painters
  • Noon – 12:30 Dia de los Muertos Theatrical play
  • 12:30 – 1 Aztec Dancers
  • 1 – 1:30 Dia de los Muertos Theatrical play
  • 1 – 8 Beer garden
  • 1:30 – 2 Aztec Dancers
  • 2 – 2:30 Dia de los Muertos Theatrical play
  • 2:30 – 3 Aztec Dancers
  • 2:30 Piñata at Wells Fargo
  • 3 – 3:30 Ethnic Parade
  • 3:30 – 6:30 Santana Pa Ti
  • 3:30 Piñata at Wells Fargo
  • 4:30 Piñata at Wells Fargo
  • 6:45 – 8:15 Giant skeleton puppet and skeleton stilt walker

Fiesta de Reyes Stage (inside Fiesta de Reyes)

  • 10:15 – 2 Folklórico Dancing
  • 2:30 – 6:15 Los Rios Mariachi Fusion
  • 6:45 – 9:30 Luis Max & Blue Moon
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