Photo of the Day

June 27, 2018

Day of the Dead

In Vallejo, California, a Day of the Dead festival is held every year. Participants spend the day honoring and remembering the dead by wearing colorful costumes and makeup to celebrate the lives of those they have lost. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Chris Riley, National Geographic Your Shot

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