Shangri-La Springs to host Muertos Monster Mash Oct. 31
A spirited event for the whole family with music, food and fun
By: Shangri-La Springs
The Día de los Muertos and Halloween-themed event for the community, visitors and their families will include a haunted house, mariachi band, corn maze, live entertainment, costume contest for children and adults with prizes, and a bilingual DJ/emcee for dancing under the stars.
Sugar skull face painting will be done by cosmetology students at Paul Mitchell The School. Artists Marile Franco, Christopher Sweeney and Erick Montes de Orca, whose work is on display at Shangri-La Springs Sept. 1-Oct. 31, will be available to meet and greet.
In the tradition of the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) to honor deceased loved ones, attendees will have the chance to participate in an altares de Muertos. In this tradition of many Hispanic cultures, the altares will be decorated with flowers and traditional items under the gazebo. Guests who wish to can add pictures of loved ones to the altares.
A kids' cave with Coco the movie, arts and crafts, storytelling, temporary tattoos and face painting are included with ticket purchase, as well as a photo booth and pinatas. A corn maze created by Farmer Mike's U Pick in Bonita Springs is available for additional purchase. Refreshments, also for additional purchase, will include tacos, Mexican street corn, churros, beer, wine, and in the kid's cave: juice boxes and cracker snacks.
Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door for ages 13 and over. Children under age 12 are free with paying adult. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-949-0749. For tickets, click here (https://www.exploretock.com/