The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday which typically involves family and friends gathering to remember their loved ones who have died.
Despite its somber-sounding name, the holiday, which is celebrated on November 1, is a colourful celebration of life – past and present.
Check out our favourite Day of the Dead events taking place in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire below.
Day of the Dead event – Soul Bar, Union Street, Aberdeen
Soul Bar will team up with Aberdeen eatery Muchacho for an authentic Mexican food takeover. Will you dare take on the Singularity Sauce Co. Chilli Challenge?
The event will take place on Friday November 1.
Day of the Dead Friday Night Party – Cheers Cafe Bar & Tavern Fraserburgh, Broad Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
The event will take place on Friday November 1 from 10pm to 1am. Customers can expect a range of fun Mexican-themed cocktails and live music from local band Mixtape. A variety of food specials will also be available.
Night of the Dead – Malmaison Hotel Aberdeen, Queens Road, Aberdeen
Taking place on Friday November 1, attendees can expect Halloween-themed cocktails and killer music.
Day of the Dead x Biggest International Halloween Party – Nox, Justice Mill Lane, Aberdeen
This event is all about Halloween-themed decor, drinks and a lot of fun. The party takes place on Friday November 1 from 11pm to 3am.
Crash! Live – Back From The Dead! – The Underground, Bridge Street, Aberdeen
The Dripz, Bleach Hcp, In This Life and Atlantic Rift will perform at the event taking place on Friday November 1 from 7.30pm to 10.30pm.