Day of the Dead Mexico Festival: Dia de los Muertos, (San Andrés Mixquic) | Our Awesome Planet Tuli explored the town of Mixquic Mexico to experience authentic Day of the Dead Festival., its dances, food, and facepaint makeup. The movie Coco isn’t all just a made up Pixar movie. The location of the cemetery in the movie was actually inspired by a real place that one can visit and it’s one of the best locations to get the full experience of The Day of the Dead, or Dia De Los Muertos, in Mexico City. It’s located in San Andres Mixquic, a small community in the southeast of Mexico City. Although it is small, the town puts together a wonderful event to commemorate the dead, attracting people from all over Mexico. In this video, Todd and Tuliyani head to Mixquic to see what the festivities are like, eat all the food, and wander the cemetery that inspired the movie, Coco. During their visit, they get a peek into the local life during the Day of the Dead and find that the holiday is as beautiful as it seems.