Standing 37-feet tall and dressed the part, the tallest Catrina in the United States was unveiled on Tuesday overlooking Oval Park at the McAllen Convention Center on Oct.29, 2019 . Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor dlopez@themonitor.com
La Catrina, the female skeleton that has become symbolic with the Day of the Dead, will be on display next to the Oval Park pond from Tuesday. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor dlopez@themonitor.com
Xotchimilco boat rides at Oval Park in the shadow of La Catrina are seen on Tuesday, Oct.29, 2019 . Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor
The inaugural Day of the Dead celebration music festival will be held at the Convention Center on Saturday, but there will be musicians performing at a free stage all week. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor dlopez@themonitor.com
Xotchimilco boat rides at Oval Park in the shadow of La Catrina are seen on Tuesday, Oct.29, 2019 . Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor dlopez@themonitor.com