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Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Joeff Davis
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.

Summer Scramble Scavenger Hunt

Monday June 1, 2020 08:00 am EDT
Gather a group of friends for a day of cemetery sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery! Purchase your printable Summer Scramble packet online at https://oaklandcemetery.com/summer-scramble-scavenger-hunt/ from June 1-30, download, print, and follow all-ne...
Cost: $20

CANCELED: Flashlight Tour: Crime Through Time

Friday March 13, 2020 06:45 pm EDT
Editor's Note: This event has been canceled amid growing concern over the coronaivrus.  Crimes of passion, embezzlement scandals, premeditated murders, and cons that exposed city-wide corruption. Oakland Cemetery holds the history of crimes that rocked the city of Atlanta. The Crime Through Time F...
Cost: $10-$18

Winter Solstice Yoga

Saturday December 21, 2019 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: Suggested donation $5

Holiday Tour of Eternal Homes at Victorian Holiday

Saturday December 14, 2019 10:00 am EST
Select your tour time when you purchase your ticket. The first tour is at 10:00 a.m. and the last tour will start at 3:00 p.m. Tours are every 15 minutes and are approximately 75 minutes in length. The Holiday Tour of Eternal Homes is available with advance ticketing only. Spaces are limited. Tour...
Cost: $10-$18

Holiday Open House & Greenery Sale

Saturday December 7, 2019 10:00 am EST
Purchase a fresh and fragrant Fraser fir wreath or pick up your preordered wreath and then decorate it with greenery sourced from Oakland. Complete your home’s holiday look with a beautiful selection of natural decor items:

Beautiful and unusual amaryllis Rosemary and other topiaries Paperwhites

E...
Cost: No Cover

Run Like Hell 5K

Saturday October 12, 2019 09:00 am EDT
Categories: 5K

Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 12th annual Run Like Hell. The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers, and all proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of historic Oakland Cemetery.

The race covers ...
Cost: $40

Sunday in the Park

Sunday September 29, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Back before cities built public parks, people would bring a picnic basket and some musical instruments (and maybe a few adult libations) to the local cemetery and revere the dead by celebrating life in what was often one of the only patches of public space in town. Our FREE annual Sunday in the Pa...
Cost: Free

Crypt Con

Wednesday August 28, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Calling all Pokemon trainers, Stormtrooopers, wizards, Klingons, and folks of all fandoms! If you’re in town early for the Con and looking for something fun for all ages, explore Atlanta’s necropolis with a sunset tour of Oakland Cemetery. Located only a few MARTA stops away from the Con, Oakland is...
Cost: Free-$12

Flashlight Tour: Women of Oakland

Friday August 16, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Pioneers, risk-takers, trailblazers, and icons. These words describe some of the legendary ladies laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery. Hear their stories and celebrate their accomplishments during a sunset tour of Oakland. Choose between two tours – “Black Magnolias” or “Women of Oakland” – and enjoy...
Cost: $10-$18

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-$16
248 Oakland Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 688-2107
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