Alcohol Ban for Visitor Safety
From June 1 through August 31, the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages without a permit is prohibited. During Music Under the Stars concerts, alcohol may be purchased within the memorial boundary. More »
Construction Activity Near E Paisano Drive and S San Marcial Street
If entering the park from E Paisano Drive and S Marcial Street please be extra cautious. Pay close attention to the temporary road signs during the ongoing construction activity there.
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
How Did Día de Los Muertos Originate?
Why Celebrate Día De Los Muertos?
Read, "Our Annual Reunion Between the Living and the Dead" by Elisa A. Martínez.
How Do You Celebrate Día De Los Muertos?
Jose Posada: Revered Mexican Artist
Did You Know?
The only natural boundary between the United States and Mexico is the Rio Grande River, which was established in 1848 by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. The Rio Bravo, as the river is known in Mexico, makes up about 1000 miles of the 2000-mile border between the two countries.