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Día de Muertos Altar Building

8 Sep 2021 to 16 Oct 2021
2 November 2021
Altar Building for Day of the Dead
Event type: 
Art, Cultural, Festival
$25 Refundable Deposit
Public Trust Hall
131-135 Lambton Quay, Te Aro, Wellington 6011


Become part of this year's Wellington Día de Muertos/Day of the Dead Festival at Public Trust Hall, Wellington on 2 November 2021.

We are inviting people to come and build an ofrenda (altar) as part of the festival. Build an altar to a person, family, pet or icon you want to honour or remember. There are a limited number of 3m x 3m spaces available. To reserve a space, there is a $25 refundable deposit to be returned at the end of the festival.

To learn about Día de Muertos/Day of the Dead and how to build an altar, visit our Facebook Events page where we have a video and answers to your questions about being an altar builder:

If you are interested in reserving a space to create your own ofrenda with your friends or familia, contact a member of our team at or fill out our online form:

Written by

With Lime

9 Sep 2021