Celebrations for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) are taken very seriously in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Even though it's a celebration of the dead, don't expect any jump scares. According to Travel + Leisure, the purpose of octordle the gathering is to memorialize and celebrate the lives of those who have crossed beyond. Over the course of two days, families decorate the graves of their deceased loved ones and create elaborate altars at home in their honor. Even though Halloween is over, the celebrations in San Miguel de Allende continue through November 2 with parades and parties happening all around town.