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Historic Oakland Cemetery is Atlanta’s oldest public park and the final resting place of many of the city’s most noted citizens. Less than a mile from downtown, its 48 acres are full of treasures – history and gardens, sculpture and architecture, ancient oaks and magnolias. It’s a wedding venue, a green space, an art gallery, a classroom space, and a place to celebrate the city’s rich and fascinating past and its promising future.

Upcoming Events & Tours

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Haunted Hunt Scavenger Hunt


Gather a small group of friends or family for a day of spooky sleuthing on…

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Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours


Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours are a favorite autumn tradition in Atlanta, selling…

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Margaret Mitchell and Gone with the Wind

Special Topic Tour

This tour visits the gravesites of Margaret Mitchell, Mitchell family members, and pioneers who inspired…

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Victorian Holiday

Event, Featured Event

Indulge in the seasonal spirit at Oakland Cemetery! Join us December 4 and 5 from…

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Resident Spotlight: Legendary Music Maker Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers, one of the best-selling musicians of all time, has been laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery. The singer/songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur’s monument is located east of the Memorial…

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