Oakland Cemetery

Call: (404) 688-2107 or visit www.oaklandcemetery.com
Atlanta's most historic and picturesque cemetery holds the remains of Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, once-enslaved individuals, and nearly 7,000 Confederate soldiers.
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Georgia Arbor Day Guided Tree Walk

Saturday February 16, 2019 01:00 pm EST
In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, make plans to stroll with us through Oakland’s amazing arboretum and learn from knowledgeable guides about some of our favorite trees whose beauty truly shines in winter.
Cost: $6-$12

African American History Tours

Tuesday February 12, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Throughout February, Historic Oakland Foundation hosts free guided walking tours of Oakland Cemetery’s African American Grounds. Stops along the tour include the final resting place of some of Atlanta’s black history pioneers, including Carrie Steele Logan, founder of Atlanta’s first orphanage for...
Cost: Free

Love Stories of Oakland: Valentine’s Day Edition

Saturday February 9, 2019 02:30 pm EST
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a tour exploring the great love stories that last beyond the grave. Love Stories ticket holders will also receive a 10% discount on select merchandise in the Visitors Center & Museum Shop, and HOF members receive an additional 10% discount.

Adults (18+): $16

Cost: Free - $16

Flashlight Tour: Sports Legends of Oakland

Saturday February 2, 2019 05:00 pm EST
A continuation of the sports guided tour but after dark. Ticket includes a flashlight and a complimentary drink. The program starts at 5:00, and the tour begins at 5:30.
Cost: $10 - $18

Oakland All-Stars: Sports Legends of Oakland

Thursday January 31, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Guided Tour celebrating the history of Atlanta's sports history to kick off the football season. This will continue over to February 1st as well.

Adults: $12 Children (aged 6-17) and Students (with ID): $6 Seniors (65 and older): $6 Historic Oakland Foundation Members: FREE

Cost: Free to $12

An Oakland Outing to Cabbagetown – Homeschool Program

Thursday January 31, 2019 10:00 am EST
Led by Young Historians Homeschool Program explores the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill built in 1881 as well as the Patch Works Art and History Center. 
Cost: Free - $8

We Shall Overcome: Free MLK Day Tour

Monday January 21, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Celebrate the birthday of the famed Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King JR with this free to the public tour celebrating the accomplishments and lives of African Americans that stood with him.
Cost: Free

MLK Day of Service at Oakland Cemetery

Monday January 21, 2019 09:00 am EST
A way to honor our fallen on MLK Day is a National Day of Service. Volunteers are welcome to come and assist with tasks like planting bulbs and mulching the gardens. 
Cost: Free

An Author’s Afternoon at Oakland: Chet Wallace

Sunday January 13, 2019 04:00 pm EST
Discussion with Author Chet Wallace and his book Stories of the Winecoff Fire: A Dedication to the Memory of the 119. His novel provides an inside look at the lives lost during the Winecoff Hotel Fire in 1946. The event will be held in Oakland Cemetery Bell Tower’s Bobby Jones Room, overlooking th...
Cost: $10 - $15

Sights, Symbols, and Stories of Oakland

Saturday January 12, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Tour-guide led outdoor museum of Atlanta's history of love and loss. Tour receipt is redeemable for $5 off at Farm Burger Grant Park. This is a recurring event that takes place at 2:00 PM every Sunday and Saturday.

Adults: $12 Students: (with ID) $6 Seniors: (65 and older) $6

Historic Oakland Foun...
Cost: Free - $12
248 Oakland Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 688-2107
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Tourist Attraction,Art Gallery
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM