LUP 2017 – Calling All VOLUNTEERS!

La Ultima Parada 2017:  A celebration of life on the Day of Dead will once again take place on Sunday, October 29 at the School of Arts & Culture @ MHP, 1700 Alum Rock, San Jose, CA from 12pm to 8pm.  We are expecting more than 4,000 attendees.  Please join us for music, dance, food & beverage in ambiente familiar to welcome our Muertitos.

We need volunteers starting Thursday, October 26th with a variety of shifts running through Sunday, October 29th.

Specifically, we need help with jobs like equipment set up and breakdown, ticket sales,

artist and stage assistance, and kids arts and crafts area assistants.



We can’t do it without you!!
Please follow this link and sign up today to welcome our Muertitos home!




La Ultima Parada:  A Celebration of Life on the Day of the Dead  invites you to join us as a VOLUNTEER on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and October 29:
Saturday, October 28
Alum Rock Altar Walk  –  6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cumbia Dance Party – 8:00pm to 11:00pm 


Come experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the vibrant businesses along Alum Rock Avenue between King Road and Highway 101. The inaugural FREE Alum Rock Altar Walk will feature custom-made Day of the Dead altars by local artists. These altars will be exhibited in participating businesses along Alum Rock Avenue. We will also offer a variety of live music, food, and beverage tastings along the Altar Walk route. The Alum Rock Altar Walk will culminate with a FREE community Cumbia Dance Party at the School of Arts and Culture from 8:00 to 11:00 pm, featuring performance by Lado Oriente and Pasto Seco.
Sunday, October 29th 
La Ultima Parada Family Festival, 12:00 to 8:00 pm 


The vibrancy of Mexican culture will be on full display at this year’s installment of La Ultima Parada a Celebration of Life on the Day of the Dead. This event features a collection of dances and musical performances that pay tribute to the past,present, and future of Mexican arts and culture.This long­standing Dia de los Muertos celebration returns in a major way with, an all­ day spectacular set to take place at the School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza. There will be a La Viejada traditional dance, carnival rides, kids’ activities, an altar gallery, and a special performance by Quetzal featuring. Aloe Blacc and Maya Jupiter. Tickets are only $5! Kids under 10 years of age are FREE