MENIFEE – The city of Menifee will host a Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, event at Central Park, 30268 Civic Plaza Drive, Friday, Oct. 29, from 5-8:30 p.m. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday in which families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a brief reunion that includes food, drinks and celebration. The event features live music, dance performances, children's activities, traditional food and retail vendors. The local celebration promotes cultural awareness and engagement and supports the diverse community in Menifee. The public is invited to participate in a Day of the Dead community altar hosted and designed by the city of Menifee. Residents are encouraged to bring photos of loved ones and small offerings to be displayed throughout the event.