As the weekend nears, organizers with the Dia De Los Muertos festival are anticipating record crowds.

This is the 9th year for the festival and organizers say they're expecting 35,000 people to crowd into the downtown area Saturday afternoon.

Cheryl Votzmeyer, with K Space Contemporary, says there's plenty of activities for everyone.

Besides food and beverages entertainment is being provided.
Also a community altar where the public is invited to bring a picture of someone they lost.

Also new this year, RTA is offering a free park and ride from the city hall parking lot to upper Broadway.