Love Stories of Oakland: Mother’s Day Edition

Event Date:

Saturday, May 13 — Sunday, May 14 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Meet some Oakland Cemetery residents whose love lasts eternally.

Meet some Oakland Cemetery residents whose love lasts eternally.

Perfect for lovers, families, and friends, Love Stories of Oakland is a limited-time engagement! In celebration of Mother’s Day, enjoy more than 25 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantans of days past. Love Stories of Oakland also examines the symbolism of love and devotion found on monuments, headstones, and mausoleums throughout the grounds.

Hour-long tours available on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14, with advance ticketing only at

Tours will be offered at:
5 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m.
6:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m.

Ticket Prices
Adults: $16
Students and seniors 65+ (with valid ID): $10
Historic Oakland Foundation members: $6
(HOF Membership will be verified at check-in)

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Attendees receive a 10% discount on items purchased in the Visitors Center & Museum Shop, and HOF Members receive an additional 10% discount.

Matthias Young

Matthias Young

Light refreshments will be available at the Bell Tower, where guitarist Matthias Young will perform love songs. Matthias has been teaching professionally for over 15 years. He is the owner of the Atlanta Guitar Clinic, and teaches guitar, voice, and songwriting at Musik21 in John’s Creek. For three years in a row since 2014, he has been awarded the Best of Atlanta Award for Guitar Instructor. Since 2011, he’s taught lessons and clinics at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center and Emory Continuing Education at Emory University.