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Events

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.

Quick Facts:

  • 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

Easter Sunday

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 HOLIDAYS

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

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Columbus Day

Veterans Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day After Thanksgiving

Day Before Christmas

Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve

Interment

Friday | March 01 | 11:30 am

Severino Tabelon Cabanas
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Friday | March 01 | 1:00 pm

Roberto Mazzenga & Blanca Mazzenga
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236

Interment

Friday | March 01 | 1:00 pm

Eduardo Nunez
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236

Interment

Monday | March 04 | 10:00 am

Charles Arthur Robinson Jr.
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236

Interment

Monday | March 04 | 11:30 am

Margaret Barraza
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Monday | March 04 | 1:00 pm

Louise M. Quinnett
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Tuesday | March 05 | 10:30 am

James Michael Weeks
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: FitzHenry Wiefels

Interment

Tuesday | March 05 | 12:00 pm

Jane V. Perez
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Wednesday | March 06 | 10:00 am

Maria De Jesus Alvarez
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Wednesday | March 06 | 11:30 am

Hilario Gonzalez Roque
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Casillas Family Funeral

Interment

Wednesday | March 06 | 1:00 pm

Maria De Los Angeles Padron
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Thursday | March 07 | 9:00 am

Rosemary Torres
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Casillas Family Funeral

Interment

Thursday | March 07 | 10:30 am

Daniel Boone Fookes
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Thursday | March 07 | 12:00 pm

Juan Araujo Regalado
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Casillas Family Funeral

Trustee

Friday | March 08 | 8:00 am

82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236

Interment

Friday | March 08 | 10:00 am

Raymond Azua
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Casillas Family Funeral

Interment

Friday | March 08 | 11:30 am

Ray Anthony Carrillo
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Interment

Friday | March 08 | 1:00 pm

Ernest Hunt
82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236
Mortuary: Forest Lawn

Trustee

Friday | April 12 | 8:00 am

82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236

Trustee

Friday | May 10 | 8:00 am

82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236

Trustee

Friday | June 07 | 8:00 am

82925 Avenue 52
Coachella, CA 92236