Can You Preorder the Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Barbie? Here’s When and Where to Get It

What is Día de los Muertos all about?

Día de los Muertos (or the Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1 and 2 in order to honor the deceased. Families will throw parties, parades, and put up ofrendas (altars) that showcase photos of the relatives and loved ones who passed away. It’s believed that when the clock strikes midnight October 31, the spirits of the once-living children can come down from heaven and reunite with their families for 24 hours only. And on November 2, the adult spirits join the rest and celebrate with those still on earth. The reason for the popularity behind skull face Halloween costumes (although unless you’re truly celebrating the holiday which many take as a sacred event, it’s considered cultural appropriation) and Día de los…

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