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Xantolo: the Dia de Muertos celebration you need to know about

7 min readPublished Sep 5, 2019

During Xantolo, a sacred festival that links people to their ancestors, whole towns come alive with performers of all ages dancing along the streets and in town squares wearing elaborate costumes. The best way to take it all in is on a road trip through the rural towns that preserve the tradition.

With unique festivals that vary from town to town, the best way to experience Xantolo is by road tripping through La Huasteca Potosina © Jennifer Fernández Solano / Lonely Planet