Dilan Bautista, 4, joins the festivities during Mexico City’s first Day of the Dead parade. More than 250,000 people attended.
The Linares Flores family produces papier-mache figures, including a giant Catrina, in a workshop close to the Sonora Market.
Sugar skulls are traditional for Day of the Dead, while fancy pumpkins represent the Halloween tradition at the Celaya sweet shop, one of the oldest in Mexico City.
Sonora Market in Mexico City offers both Day of the Dead items and Halloween costumes and trinkets.
Couples in costume dance on Paseo de La Reforma, a main drag in Mexico City.
A dancer from Guerrero state wears a hat made from marigolds during the parade, which was inspired by a scene in the James Bond film “Spectre.”
A vendor at Sonora Market shows off a witch decoration. The seller also has Day of the Dead trinkets for use in ofrendas, or altars, for the dead.
The entrance to Mexico City’s Sonora Market, where people shop for both Halloween and Day of the Dead accoutrements. In the background, a scarecrow hangs from the viaduct.
Children watch Mexico City’s first Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City’s central plaza, or zocalo.