Spooky tours to the creepiest pumpkin patch in Atlanta, check out Oakland Cemetery this fall!
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!
Kicking things off on September 25 with their Fall Plant Sale, and on September 26 with their concert in the cemetery, Sunday in the Park returns for its 43rd year with Tunes from the Tombs, a musical extravaganza at sunset on the gorgeous grounds of Oakland Cemetery. Headlining this year’s Tunes from the Tombs music festival are The Original Wailers and Jupiter Coyote. You can also enjoy pop-up performances throughout the day.
Also at the cemetery, 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.
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.
Their beloved pumpkin patch is also back this year on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Check out our recent roundup of awesome places to go pumpkin picking in and around Atlanta.
You can find Oakland Cemetery at 248 Oakland Ave SE, 30312. Visit their website for more information, times, and more.