If you fancy your nights out with a touch of theatre and the undead, then the Wahaca Day of the Festival is for you. We checked out the night over the weekend to see what it was all about!
To celebrate the dead and the living, Wahaca hosted their Day of the Dead Festival – a night of indulgence, music, food and a fully immersive experience to boot.
Held at Manchester’s Wahaca in the Corn Exchange (home to Vapiano and the Indian Tiffin Rooms amongst others), the evening kicked off with drinks downstairs, giving everyone time to get properly dressed for the occasion. The Wahaca team were on hand to help everyone look the part!
Once everyone was ready, we were taken upstairs to ‘the land of the living’ to enjoy a five-course feasting menu cooked by Thomasina Miers (co-founder of Wahaca as well as tv presenter and writer of many best selling Mexican recipe books).
Highlights of the veggie fest included a delicious Mexico City passion fruit ceviche (typically a seafood dish but here served with avocado and fruit) and a Chile Relleno made with Crown Prince Squash and picadillo.
After the feast, it was time to party downstairs in the ‘land of the dead’!
Big thank you to the Wahaca staff and performers on the night for making it such a memorable occasion!
About the Day of the Dead Festival
The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have past away.
Interested to find out more about Wahaca? Check out our Wahaca Manchester Review!
Wahaca Manchester Corn Exchange
The Corn Exchange, Exchange Square, Manchester M4 3TR
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