There is an amazing quantity and variety of papel picado - tissue paper banners with fun designs - my favorite is the bicycle!
We saw a group of young tattoo artists painting some amazing giant skulls to put out in the streets - they are making 37 of these total!
But our best find so far was the mural on this house! The community chooses a local artist to paint a different design on it each year. We were told last year was a skeleton cowboy riding a giant skeleton horse:
Here are some close-ups of some of the fun details:
All of this has really only just begun and I am so excited for all the amazing art spectacles I will see closer to the holiday. Another Dia de los Muertos photo installment is guaranteed!