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Love Stories of Oakland: Summer Date Night

Saturday August 10, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Grab your summer fling or longtime love and get to Oakland Cemetery for a unique outdoor date night – Love Stories of Oakland: Summer Date Night is back by popular demand! Enjoy more than 20 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantan...
Cost: $8 (member price)-$16

Flashlight Tour: Artists of Oakland

Friday July 26, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
From muralists to musicians and poets to performers, Atlanta is home to all kinds of creatives. Discover the stories of Oakland residents who shaped Atlanta’s art and culture scene during an after-hours tour of the cemetery. Choose between two tours – “Writers of Oakland” or “Oakland’s Music Makers”...
Cost: $10-18

Malts and Vaults: Where Beer Meets History

Sunday June 16, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Oakland Cemetery’s popular guided walking tour, Malts & Vaults: Where Beer Meets History, returns on Sunday, June 16 at 6 p.m. Grab your dad for a special Father’s Day gift (or a group of friends) and head to Oakland for this popular hour-long walking tour of Atlanta’s brewing history. Stick around ...
Cost: $8-$16

Juneteenth

Saturday June 15, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Originally celebrated in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, Juneteenth is a nationally-recognized commemorative day celebrating the abolishment of slavery in the Confederate south at the end of the Civil War. Historic Oakland Foundation hosts a Juneteenth celebration at Oakland Cemetery on Saturday,...
Cost: Free

Flashlight Tour: Veterans of Oakland

Thursday June 6, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Categories: History Commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and hear the stories of military veterans with an after-hours tour of Oakland Cemetery. Choose between two tours – “Oakland and the Civil War” or “Oakland Remembers World War I” – and enjoy an evening honoring those who served. Your ticke...
Cost: $10-$18

Love Stories of Oakland

Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30 pm EST
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by taking this hour-long tour that praises love stories all over Atlanta from years past. Ticket holders will receive a 10 percent discount on select merchandise in the Visitors Center & Museum Shop. HOF members receive an additional 10 percent discount.
Cost: Free-$16

Love Stories of Oakland

Saturday February 9, 2019 02:30 pm EST
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by taking this hour-long tour that praises love stories all over Atlanta from years past. Ticket holders will receive a 10 percent discount on select merchandise in the Visitors Center & Museum Shop. HOF members receive an additional 10 percent discount.
Cost: Free-$16

Winter Solstice Yoga

Friday December 21, 2018 05:00 pm EST
Join us at North Public Grounds for Winter Solstice Yoga. We will welcome the winter season by bundling up and moving in unison on the shortest day of the year. This gentle yoga class accessible for people of all ages, abilities, genders, and faiths. This meditative practice will incorporate physi...
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Flashlight Tour: Holiday Edition

Sunday December 16, 2018 04:30 pm EST
Explore Oakland’s botanical, secular, and religious symbols during an after-hours Symbolism of Oakland tour. The Victorian fixation on symbolism is reflected in the grave markers and gardens of Oakland Cemetery. Whether it be carving a crown (honor) into stone or planting marigolds (grief) on a fa...
Cost: $18

Death Cafe Atlanta

Saturday December 15, 2018 03:00 pm EST
Normally considered taboo or morbid, our culture rarely encourages intelligent and informed discussions of death. Everyone will die, but few talk about it: Death Cafés are an exception. Developed in Europe and now in the USA, Death Cafés provide a safe place to discuss death while drinking coffee or...
Cost: Free

Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery

Saturday December 1, 2018 10:00 am EST
On Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., indulge in the seasonal spirit at the fourth annual Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery. Victorian Holiday is a FREE, unique, seasonal celebration that features holiday activities for the whole family!
Cost: $8-$16
248 Oakland Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312

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