Oakland Cemetery is Atlanta’s oldest public park and the final resting place of many of the city’s most noted citizens. Explore its grounds this fall, as they host their awesome line-up of autumnal activities. From Halloween treats, to unmatched fall outings, there’s something for everyone!
There’s a special tour for Halloween! Oakland are known for providing excellent tours of the cemetery, specializing in an array of different topics. Their Spirit of Oakland Halloween tour is a fall tradition for many, as the stories of the cemetery’s notable and notorious residents are brought to life. However, it’s good to know that this specific tour is designed to enlighten and not frighten.
There’s even musical performances, as the costumed guide walks you through the cemetery’s beautifully lit Victorian Gardens. The Spirit of Oakland tours take place for a limited time only towards the end of the month of October
If you’re looking for something a bit more thrilling, their Haunted Scavenger Hunt will do the job nicely. Gather a small group of friends or family for a day of spooky sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout the historic Oakland Cemetery! There are three levels of difficulty, so there’s fun for the whole family. Plus they’re available throughout the entirety of October!
Their beloved pumpkin patch is also back this year on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Booking for these special events is advice, specifically the tour and scavenger hunt.
You can find Oakland Cemetery at 248 Oakland Ave SE, 30312. Visit their website for more information, times, and more.