Love Stories of Oakland: Summer Lovin’ Date Night

Event Date:

Saturday, September 9 at 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Meet some Oakland Cemetery residents whose love lasts eternally.

Meet some Oakland Cemetery residents whose love lasts eternally.

Bring your summer fling or longtime love and get to Oakland Cemetery for a unique outdoor date night – Love Stories of Oakland is back by popular demand! Perfect for lovers, families, and friends, Love Stories of Oakland is a limited-time engagement. Make it a date to remember and 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 with advance ticketing only at Freshtix.com. Tours will be offered at 5:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7 p.m., and 7:15 p.m. Tickets go on sale Saturday, August 19 at 9 a.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)

Depending on availability, tickets may be sold at the Visitors Center and Museum Shop during the Love Stories program. Day-of tickets are not guaranteed and additional fees will apply. 

Matthias Young

Throughout the evening guitarist Matthias Young will be performing love songs at the Bell Tower. 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.

At tour check-in, enter into a drawing for a free guitar lesson from award-winning guitar instructor, Matthias Young! Learn tips and tools to serenade your sweetheart during a 45-minute online or on-site session. Lesson schedule is based on instructor availability.


Love Stories: Summer Lovin’ Date Night ticket holders can take advantage of these great offers from Oakland’s neighborhood restaurants:

Agave Restaurant
242 Boulevard SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 588-0006
www.agaverestaurant.com

Love Stories of Oakland ticket holders receive $10 off total bill for up to 4 guests.

Reservations are highly recommended. This offer cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, and specials. Dine-in only. Limit one per customer. No cash back. Offer only good for Saturday, September 9. Show Love Stories ticket to server to receive the special offer.


Mediterranea Restaurant & Bakery
332 Ormond Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 748-4219
www.mediterraneaatl.com

Love Stories of Oakland ticket holders receive one complimentary dessert with purchase of a meal.  

Reservations are highly recommended. This offer cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, and specials. Dine-in only. Limit one per customer. No cash back. Offer only good for Saturday, September 9. Show Love Stories ticket to server to receive the special offer.


To purchase tickets at Freshtix.com:

  • Use the arrow functions in the upper left corner (indicated in the green box below) to scroll the calendar to September.

  • Click on the “List View” button in the upper right corner (indicated in the green box below) to see a list of each tour time available for September 9.

  • Select your desired tour time from the list displayed on September 9. Please ensure you’ve carefully selected your preferred tour date and time before completing your transaction, as no refunds or exchanges will be issued.

  • Select the quantity of tickets from the drop-down menu. If the quantity of tickets exceeds available capacity, you will receive an error message.