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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
members header HOF Members Only Event: April
Historic Oakland Cemetery marks the beginning of the 2017 Masters Tournament week with a celebration of one of our most famous residents, golf legend Bobby Jones.
2017
April 2 —
April 2
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
sscramble header Spring Scramble Scavenger Hunt
Gather a group of friends for a little fun in the sun with a self-guided scavenger hunt throughout Historic Oakland Cemetery!
2017
April 6 —
April 9
9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
SPSWebSubPageHeader Spring Plant Sale: HOF Member Preview
Historic Oakland Foundation Members receive advance access to Oakland Cemetery's Spring Plant Sale.
2017
April 7 —
April 7
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
YHwebheader Young Historians: Under Siege – The Battle for Atlanta and America’s Civil War
Experience a different side of Oakland Cemetery with Young Historians, Historic Oakland Foundation’s educational program for homeschool students and their families.
2017
April 7 —
April 7
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
SPSWebSubPageHeader Spring Plant Sale
Oakland Cemetery's acclaimed Spring Plant Sale returns.
2017
April 8 —
April 8
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
DSC_4223small jpeg Second Saturday Gardens Volunteer Day
Help get Oakland’s gardens in shape for spring by volunteering to assist with a number of tasks.
2017
April 8 —
April 8
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Atlanta Audubon Society Field Trip: Oakland Cemetery
Join Atlanta Audubon Society leaders on a birding field trip that focuses on spring migrants and permanent residents.
2017
April 8 —
April 8
8:30 AM
mvslider2s Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History
Delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing at Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History.
2017
April 15 —
April 15
6:00 PM
treewalkwebheader National Arbor Day Tree Walk
Celebrate National Arbor Day with a guided tour of Oakland Cemetery’s arboretum.
2017
April 22 —
April 22
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
members header HOF Members Only Event: May
Join Oakland Cemetery in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month.
2017
May 7 —
May 7
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
npgheader National Public Gardens Day Arboretum Tour
Historic Oakland Foundation is proud to partner with the American Public Gardens Association as part of National Public Gardens Day.
2017
May 12 —
May 12
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
DSC_4223small jpeg Second Saturday Gardens Volunteer Day
Help get Oakland’s gardens in shape for spring by volunteering to assist with a number of tasks.
2017
May 13 —
May 13
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
LSWebSubPageHeader Love Stories of Oakland: Mother’s Day Edition
On Mother's Day weekend, meet some Oakland Cemetery residents whose love lasts eternally.
2017
May 13 —
May 14
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
TPM_Twitter_CoverPhoto This Place Matters Preservation Tour
May is National Historic Preservation Month, and Historic Oakland Foundation's Preservation, Restoration, and Operations (PRO) Team offers a look at the historic preservation work happening at Oakland Cemetery.
2017
May 13 —
May 13
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Persephone_TW Arts at Oakland Presents: Persephone
Artist Sanithna Phansavanh explores the underworld at Historic Oakland Foundation’s third annual arts event
2017
May 20 —
May 20
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
YHwebheader Young Historians: Culture Conversations
Experience a different side of Oakland Cemetery with Young Historians, Historic Oakland Foundation’s educational program for homeschool students and their families.
2017
May 24 —
May 24
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
TPM_Twitter_CoverPhoto This Place Matters Preservation Tour
May is National Historic Preservation Month, and Historic Oakland Foundation's Preservation, Restoration, and Operations (PRO) Team offers a look at the historic preservation work happening at Oakland Cemetery.
2017
May 24 —
May 24
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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
Screen Shot 2017-05-12 at 9.30.25 AM Tunes from the Tombs
Don't miss Oakland Cemetery's hit music festival! Stay tuned for event details.
2017
June 10 —
June 10
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
JuneteenthWebSubPageHeader Juneteenth at Oakland Cemetery
Oakland Cemetery hosts a Juneteenth celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the Confederate South.
2017
June 17 —
June 17
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
mvslider2s Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Father’s Day Edition
Delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing with a Father's Day offering of Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History.
2017
June 18 —
June 18
6:00 PM
mvslider2s Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History
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
mvslider2s Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History
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
DSC_4223small jpeg 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
LSWebSubPageHeader 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
FPSWebSubPageHeader 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
12:00 AM
FPSWebSubPageHeader Fall Plant Sale
Historic Oakland Foundation's Fall Plant Sale, which offers a wide range of blooms, heirloom specimens, and unique plants
2017
September 22 —
September 22
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
mvslider2s Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History
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
sip-web-header 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
rlh-web-header Run Like Hell 5K & Run Like Heck 1K Fun Run
Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 10th annual Run Like Hell 5K and Run Like Heck 1K Fun Run!
2017
October 14 —
October 14
9:00 AM
DSC_4223small jpeg 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
halloween-web-header 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
DSC_4223small jpeg 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
hhwebsubpageheader 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
mvslider2s Malts & Vaults of Oakland: The Prohibition Edition
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
VHWebSubPageHeader 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