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Day of the Dead Weddings

Hearts, doves, beautiful flowers, candles, and skeletons????

Yes, that is right skeletons heads, figures of skeletons as bride and groom, skeleton cookies and cake plus rich colors and beautiful flowers.

They all make for a traditional Day of the Dead themed wedding. The Day of the Dead themed weddings are growing in popularity.

Day of the Dead celebrations are well known in Mexico. This is the day that all family members come together to remember their departed loved ones. It is also a time to reflect on life and death. To remember that life is short and that loved ones need to be cherished, just like life.

Weddings are a celebration of love, life, family….just like Day of the Dead celebrations!

Not to mention Day of the Dead motif can be very vibrant and fun, perfect for a Wedding celebration.


Coast Hwy Traders specializes in Day of the Dead merchandise including Wedding decorations.


Beautiful Day of the Dead cake toppers are perfect for the top of your wedding. We even have boy/boy figures and girl/girl figures (above) along with the traditional man/woman figures.


For your toasting glasses we have these hand painted Day of the Dead glasses.


Brightly colored papel picado banners make for a wonderful canopy at the altar or hanging outside for the reception party.

Use our brightly colored Day of the Dead fabric (see above) for tablecloths for the main wedding table, cake table, or even to make small favor bags.

For wedding favors for the guests we have milagros to tie on to boxes or bags of candies. You can make adorable and yummy skeleton sugar molds as a wedding favor too.


Plus our store as a wonderful selection of Mexican folk art ceramics for gifts for your wedding party.

Candles also make a beautiful decoration for a wedding. We have some with skeletons and religious symbols.


Day of the Dead themed weddings are not for everyone, but if you embrace the meaning behind it, to love life and celebrate family and love ones it can truly make for a special day.

If you are interested in a Day of the Dead wedding please feel free to contact Bev at and remember that at Coast Hwy Traders we can also set up a bridal registry.

Coast Hwy Traders is the best Day of the Dead

(Dia de los Muertos) store in the San Diego area!!!


Why do we say this……????

Coast Hwy Traders takes pride in the fact that the owner travels far into Mexico to find the most unique Dia de los Muertos merchandise. We bring Mexico’s beautiful culture, artistry, art, and traditions to you.


 Our wide range of Day of the Dead merchandise includes traditional figurines, crafts, novelty items and much more.

Our large selection of skulls (Calavera’s) and skeleton figures (Calacas) in all styles, people and occupations is the most authentic and traditional you will find in San Diego County.


Our Calacas or skeleton figures include Elvis, surfers, office professionals, bride and groom, nativity scenes, mermaids, the Beatles, pirates and much more. Coast Hwy Traders Dia de Los Muertos skeletons range from small to large sizes and ceramic to paper mache.


Dia de Los Muertos merchandise also includes:

Day of the Dead calendars

Day of the Dead paper dolls and coloring books

Dia de Los Muertos shadow boxes

Day of the Dead bags and purses

Day of the Dead Sugar Skull molds and ingredients

For over 15 years we have been committed to carrying the most unique quality Mexican Folk art and traditional Day of the Dead merchandise. Let Coast Hwy Traders be your one and only store  for Day of the Dead Merchandise in San Diego County