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Thousands expected to march in All Souls Procession

Thousands expected to march in All Souls Procession
Posted at 5:33 PM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-04 20:45:05-04
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The All Souls Procession, and now the entire All Souls Weekend, is a celebration and mourning of the lives of our loved ones and ancestors that began in Tucson in 1990 and continues today, bringing together different ethnic groups, cultures, and art forms.
 
The Procession with gather at 6th Avenue and 7th Street. Line up along 7th Street. If you plan to watch, not walk, organizers ask that you do not gather in this area. If you plan to walk, you can meet at the gathering area, or can step into the Procession from anywhere along the route.
 
 
The finale site west of Congress Street has multiple different areas.
 
The yellow area marked in the map is only for floats and large/musical groups that plan to walk across the stage during the Domo at the beginning of the Finale ceremony.
 
All other participants can move into the lots to the west of Linda Ave or proceed along the blue fence line on Linda Ave. to the Columbarium area.
 
 
The All Souls Procession began in 1990 ceremonial performance piece by a local artist, Susan Johnson. The idea is to celebrate and mourn the lives of loved ones and ancestors. It has grown, now attracting crowds of more than 150,000 people.
 
Many Mouths One Stomach is the non-profit group that organizes the event each year.