Day of the Dead celebration Salt Lake City

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead 2021

The Sharing Place’s 9th Annual
* virtual *

Day of the Dead


Online activities run
OCTOBER 18-23, 2021

  • Day of the Dead Schedule


    Please note that videos will not play until their scheduled time.

    October 15, Friday • 9am MDT

    Auction Preview and Registration

    View welcome video from Foundress Chris Chytraus
    View our welcome from The Sharing Place’s Foundress, Chris Chytraus!
    Watch Video

    October 18, Monday • 9am MDT

    Auction Opens!
    View Auction

    Day of the Dead 2021 - A Family Experience - Veda & Danielle
    View a family testimonial describing the impact The Sharing Place has had on their lives.
    Watch Video

    October 20, Wednesday • 9am MDT

    View activities we use to help youth learn to cope with their grief.

    Day of the Dead 2021- Grief-coping Activities for Youth
    Watch Video

    October 22, Friday • 9am MDT

    View a family testimonial describing the impact The Sharing Place has had on their lives.

    Day of the Dead 2021 - A Family Experience - Tammis, Dale, Edward and Eleanor
    Watch Video

    October 23, Saturday • 8pm MDT

    Auction Closes!
    Watch our closing video from the Board Chair, Tim Carr, and, Executive Director, John Gold

    Day of the Dead 2021 - In Closing - John Gold and Tim Carr
    Watch Video

  • Day of the Dead Silent Auction

    Silent Auction

    Preview auction items Friday, October 15 at 9am MDT. Bidding runs all week, starting October 18th at 9am and wrapping up on the 23rd at 8pm. Auction items are donated by our supporters, and of course, feature our popular Love Basket , which remember those who have died. You’ll need to register in order to participate.

    Create your auction account today!

    Register for Auction

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  • Day of the Dead Paddle Raise

    Paddle Raise Gift

    As this is our main fundraiser of the year, we are determined to overcome the challenges Covid has presented us. In lieu of an in-person Paddle Raise, we will be featuring a week-long, matching gift challenge, up to $15,000! This is all thanks to our generous donors.

    Participate in this challenge today!

    Join the Gift Challenge

    Day of the Dead Hearts

Day of the Dead Candle

This unique event is just as much a celebration of life & remembrance as it is a fundraiser.

Day of the Dead Candle
Day of the Dead Hearts

All funds from this event benefit grief groups at The Sharing Place and our community.

Thank you to this year’s sponsors!
Presenting Sponsors – $10,000
  • Sponsor: Window World
  • Sponsor: SILAC Insurance
  • Sponsor: The Nilsen Family

Del Oro – $5,000
  • Sponsor: Peace & Possibility Project
  • Sponsor Anonymous

El Plateado – $2,500
  • Sponsor: Snell & Wilmer
  • Sponsor: HOJ Innovations
  • Sponsor: Security Service Federal Credit Union

El Bronce – $1,000
  • Sponsor: Chartway Credit Union
  • Sponsor: Cyprus Credit Union
  • Sponsor: First Utah Bank
  • Sponsor: Northstar Builders
  • Sponsor: T.D. Williamson
  • Sponsor: Ally
  • Sponsor: Parr Brown Gee Loveless Attorneys
  • Sponsor: Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital
  • Sponsor: Great Clips

Table Sponsor – $500
  • Sponsor: Haynie & Company
  • Sponsor: Interior Worx
  • Sponsor: Zions Bank
  • Sponsor: Mark Miller Subaru
  • Sponsor: Utah Community Credit Union
  • Sponsor: Beehive Insurance
  • Sponsor: Blackcat Comics
  • Sponsor: Snow Christensen Martineau
  • Sponsor: Internet Properties