Oakland Cemetery Events

Oakland hosts a wide range of events.  From Victorian Street Festivals, nighttime Halloween Tours, and weekly special topic tours.

Name of Event Event Date
Grave Diggers Young Professionals Tour & Trivia Night
Historic Oakland Foundation's Young Professionals group is invited to an Oakland outing!
2017
May 25 —
May 25
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Restoration, Remembrance, Reunion
Join us for an informative and interactive session about Oakland's restoration plans for the African American Grounds.
2017
June 12 —
June 12
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History with Wild Heaven Beer
Delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing during Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History.
2017
July 8 —
July 8
6:00 PM
Headstone Cleaning Workshop
Join Historic Oakland Foundation's Preservation, Restoration, and Operations (PRO) Team in a headstone cleaning workshop.
2017
July 8 —
July 8
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Oakland Cemetery Gravediggers Event: Cem-MINT
Make your own mausoleum at HOF's next Grave Diggers event!
2017
July 13 —
July 13
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
HOF Members Only Event: July
Meet Willis Venable and Dr. Joseph Jacobs, who are permanently linked with Coca-Cola history.
2017
July 15 —
July 15
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
African American Grounds Restoration Tour
Join us for two opportunities to tour the African American Grounds with historian Dr. DL Henderson and HOF Executive Director David Moore.
2017
July 26 —
July 26
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
African American Grounds Restoration Tour
Join us for two opportunities to tour the African American Grounds with historian Dr. DL Henderson and HOF Executive Director David Moore.
2017
July 29 —
July 29
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History with Red Brick Brewing Co.
Delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing during Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History.
2017
August 19 —
August 19
6:00 PM
HOF Members Only Event: September
Honor Tech's early history found at Oakland Cemetery with a new, never-before-seen guided walking tour
2017
September 3 —
September 3
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Second Saturday Gardens Volunteer Day
Help get Oakland’s gardens in shape for autumn by volunteering to assist with a number of tasks.
2017
September 9 —
September 9
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Love Stories of Oakland: Summer Lovin’ Date Night
Meet some Oakland Cemetery residents whose love lasts eternally during Love Stories of Oakland!
2017
September 9 —
September 10
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fall Plant Sale: HOF Member Preview
Historic Oakland Foundation members receive advance access to Oakland Cemetery’s Fall Plant Sale.
2017
September 22 —
September 22
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fall Plant Sale
Historic Oakland Foundation's Fall Plant Sale, which offers a wide range of blooms, heirloom specimens, and unique plants
2017
September 23 —
September 23
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History with Second Self Brewing Beer Company
Delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing during Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History.
2017
September 23 —
September 23
5:00 PM
HOF 40th Anniversary Celebration & Sunday in the Park
Oakland Cemetery's 38th annual Victorian-inspired festival features a variety of family-friendly fun, food, entertainment, and more!
2017
October 1 —
October 1
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Second Saturday Gardens Volunteer Day
Help get Oakland’s gardens in shape for autumn by volunteering to assist with a number of tasks.
2017
October 14 —
October 14
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Run Like Hell 5K
Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 10th annual Run Like Hell 5K!
2017
October 14 —
October 14
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
Enjoy historic Oakland Cemetery after dark at Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours, a seasonal tradition!
2017
October 20 —
October 28
5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Georgia Gives Day
Support Oakland Cemetery on this day of online giving statewide!
2017
November 9 —
November 9
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Second Saturday Gardens Volunteer Day
Help get Oakland’s gardens in shape for autumn by volunteering to assist with a number of tasks.
2017
November 11 —
November 11
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The Harvest Hunt
Gather a group of friends for a day of post-Thanksgiving sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery!
2017
November 24 —
November 26
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Malts & Vaults of Oakland: The Prohibition Edition with Old 4th Distillery & My Friend’s Growler Shop
Delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing during Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History.
2017
November 25 —
November 25
3:00 PM
A Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery
Indulge in the seasonal spirit at Historic Oakland Cemetery!
2017
December 2 —
December 2
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM