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
Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
Enjoy historic Oakland Cemetery after dark at Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours, a seasonal tradition!
October 20 —
October 29
5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Oakland Cemetery Grave Diggers Event: BOOze After Dark
A Halloween-themed fete that includes spirits, tricks and treats at the Bell Tower.
November 1 —
November 1
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
From Moses to Maynard: Oakland’s Legacy of Atlanta Mayors
In anticipation of the city’s mayoral election this November, this tour visits the Oakland residents and civic leaders who shaped the history of Atlanta.
November 5 —
November 5
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Second Saturday Gardens Volunteer Day
Help get Oakland’s gardens in shape for autumn by volunteering to assist with a number of tasks.
November 11 —
November 11
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
HOF Members Only Event: Celebrating Margaret Mitchell’s Birthday
Join us in celebration of the 117th birthday of author Margaret Mitchell.
November 11 —
November 11
3:00 PM to 6:00 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!
November 24 —
November 26
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Malts & Vaults of Oakland: The Prohibition Edition with My Friend’s Growler Shop
Delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing during Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History.
November 25 —
November 25
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Georgia Gives Day
Support Oakland Cemetery on this day of online giving statewide!
November 28 —
November 28
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
A Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery
Indulge in the seasonal spirit at Historic Oakland Cemetery!
December 2 —
December 2
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM