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  1. Mexico
  2. Quintana Roo
  3. Riviera Maya
  4. Xcaret Park

Xantolo: Festival of Life and Death Traditions at Xcaret

Product ID: 299920
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The Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico is world-renowned—everyone must attend it at least once in their lifetime. Book your ticket to experience this festival of colors, flavors, and spectacles.
About this ticket
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Spanish, English
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Celebrate life and death through music, dance, drama, altars, and expositions
  • Learn about the magical traditions of Xantolo from the Potosino Huasteca Region
  • Learn about the Yucatan Peninsula traditions of Day of the Dead
Full description
From October 30th - 31st and November 1st - 2nd, welcome the souls who have already departed in this colorful celebration of life and death.

Enjoy the flavors, the costumes, and traditions of this remarkable Mexican celebration and the special festivity of Xantolo from the Huasteca area in Mexico.

After a year of hard work, Xcaret Park is once again prepared to receive different artistic expressions. Take a journey through the Day of the Dead traditions where each artist exposes their specific point of view of this extraordinary Mexican holiday. Dancing, theater, music, exhibitions, and workshops will be part of this unique experience that you're sure to remember forever.
  • Access to the park from 8:30 AM
  • Xcaret México Espectacular presentation
  • Horse Exhibition, Papantla Flying Men, and Pre-Hispanic Dances
  • Artistic activities at the Festival of Life and Death Traditions
  • Buffet lunch with a beer, coffee, and unlimited flavored water
  • Tours in three underground rivers
  • Life jackets and inner tubes
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets to the Gala Concert on November 1st or 2nd
  • Optional activities at Xcaret Park
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Xcaret Park, Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juarez Kilometro 282, Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen. Accessible by car via the Cancun-Tulum highway or by public transit.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Towel
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Water shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
Know before you go
• Please note that this is not a skip-the-line ticket
• The park has restrooms, dressing rooms, and showers
• You will have access to WiFi, ATMs, and shops