Dia de los Muertos Information
The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration takes place on November 2nd. The event is free to attend and welcomes all members of the community. The annual program features live music, traditional Folkloric dance and more.
- November 1st, Cemetery opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 7:00 p.m.
- November 2nd, Cemetery opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m.
- No Parking on grounds either day (parking map below)
- No alcohol, dogs or pets, open flames including candles, canopies, tables allowed
- Small coolers, food and drink, umbrellas and chairs are allowed
Memorial Day Information
The Coachella Valley Public Cemetery District’s Memorial Day ceremony is presented in partnership with the American Legion Post 739 Indio. The event is held annually on the last Monday of May. The ceremony features a dedication of wreaths, riffle volley, choir performance, a traditional fly over and more. Flags are placed on the headstone of Veteran’s interred at the cemetery in partnership with BSA Troops 1701 and 451. The event is free to attend and all are welcome.
Other Events & Significant Days
The following annual dates are “high traffic” occasions at the Cemetery. Some traffic restrictions, pedestrian access modifications, and changes to office hours and mowing schedule may be in place. Please contact the office or follow us on Facebook for additional information.
* Denotes official District event takes place on the date.
Mother’s Day, second Sunday in May
Mexican Mother’s Day, May 10th
*Memorial Day, last Monday in May
Father’s Day, third Sunday in June
*Dia de los Muertos, November 1st and 2nd
*Veterans Day, November 11th
Christmas Eve & Day, December 24th and 25th
District offices will be closed on the following dates. Please note, cemetery grounds are open 365 days a year.
New Years Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
George Washington’s Birthday
Day After Thanksgiving
Day Before Christmas
New Year’s Eve