Thousands met on Worldwide Road in Fruitvale on Sunday to observe Oakland's 27th yearly Día del los Muertos Celebration.

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The occasion has developed over almost thirty years to become one of the city's biggest yearly open air parties

where groups run to see elaborately brightened special raised areas and appreciate unrecorded music, 

customary artists, nearby food, exemplary vehicles, and artworks.

Día del los Muertos is customarily celebrated in Mexico on Nov. 1 and 2 and is a period for families, companions

Throngs of children and adults, many in costume, enjoying the 27th annual Día de los Muertos festival on International Boulevard in Fruitvale on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022.

Bunches of marigolds, flowers typically used to adorn altars on Día de los Muertos, spilled on a table outside of the Fruitvale Transit Village on International Boulevard.

A street vendor in Fruitvale selling his wares at the Día de los Muertos festival on International Boulevard in Fruitvale on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022.

Traditional Aztec dancers perform a cleansing ceremony prior to dancing at the 2022 Día de los Muertos festival in Fruitvale.