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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
CelebratingBlackHistoryWebSubPageHeader African American History Tours
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and throughout February, Historic Oakland Foundation and the City of Atlanta will host guided African American History walking tours at Oakland Cemetery.
2017
January 16 —
February 26
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
untitled MLK Day of Service at Oakland Cemetery
Historic Oakland Cemetery hosts a gardens volunteer day on the national day of service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
2017
January 16 —
January 16
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Memorial Drive Greenway Walking Tour – UPDATE
Join Park Pride and the Memorial Drive Greenway steering committee on this walking tour to learn more about this greenspace and the proposed plans for its future use.
2017
January 21 —
January 21
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
YHwebheader Young Historians: Games, Gadgets, and Gardens: Living in Victorian America
Experience a different side of Oakland Cemetery with Young Historians, Historic Oakland Foundation’s educational program for homeschool students and their families
2017
January 25 —
January 25
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Memorial Greenway Walking Tour
Join Park Pride, the Memorial Drive Greenway steering committee, and friends and neighbors on this walking tour to learn more about this greenspace and the proposed plans for its future use.
2017
January 29 —
January 29
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
LSWebSubPageHeader Love Stories of Oakland
Meet some Oakland Cemetery residents whose love lasts eternally during Love Stories of Oakland!
2017
February 11 —
February 12
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
YHwebheader Young Historians: Atlanta’s African American History
Experience a different side of Oakland Cemetery with Young Historians, Historic Oakland Foundation’s educational program for homeschool students and their families.
2017
February 17 —
February 17
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
harvestheader Georgia Arbor Day Tree Walk
Celebrate Georgia Arbor Day with a tour of Oakland's arboretum.
2017
February 18 —
February 18
3:00 PM
members header Historic Oakland Members Only Event: February
Historic Oakland Foundation members are invited to an exclusive ticketed tour and reception at the Bell Tower.
2017
February 18 —
February 18
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
web header March Membership Month
Support Historic Oakland Foundation's monthlong membership drive for a chance to win great prizes!
2017
March 1 —
March 31
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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
March 11 —
March 11
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
ddwebsubpageheadernodate Daffodil Day
In partnership with the Georgia Daffodil Society, Historic Oakland Foundation presents a celebration of spring's ubiquitous bloom!
2017
March 11 —
March 11
10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
phoenix flies websmall Phoenix Flies
Join Oakland Cemetery for free guided walking tours offered as part of Atlanta Preservation Center's Phoenix Flies.
2017
March 11 —
March 12
3:00 PM
YHwebheader Young Historians: Exploring the Art and Architecture of Death
Experience a different side of Oakland Cemetery with Young Historians, Historic Oakland Foundation’s educational program for homeschool students and their families.
2017
March 15 —
March 15
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
members header HOF Members Only Event: March
Historic Oakland Foundation members are invited to celebrate Atlanta's Irish heritage at Oakland Cemetery on St. Patrick's Day!
2017
March 17 —
March 17
6:00 PM to 8:00 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
March 25 —
March 25
8:30 AM
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
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
Arts at Oakland Presents: Persephone
Visual artist Sanithna Phansavanh collaborates with contemporary dancers and improvisational musicians for Arts at Oakland Presents: Persephone.
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
tftt-web-header 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 AM
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
12:00 AM
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