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Capturing the Spirit Halloween Tour Member Presale

August 1, 2020 - August 14, 2020

We’re excited to announce that tickets for our Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours will go on sale to Historic Oakland Foundation members on August 1, 2020. They’ll go on sale to the general public on August 15.

Halloween Tour Dates

  • October 15
  • October 16
  • October 17
  • October 18
  • October 22
  • October 23
  • October 24
  • October 25
  • October 26 – VIP Night
  • October 29
  • October 30
  • October 31
  • November 1

We’re implementing safety precautions for this year’s tours:

  • Masks required
  • Smaller tours to allow for more social distancing
  • Hand sanitizing stations
  • No cash accepted. Card only
  • No paper tickets (we’ll scan them on your mobile device)
  • Please arrive no more than five minutes before your designated entry time to prevent crowds or lines from forming outside of the venue

Learn more

View a transcript of this video.

What is Capturing the Spirit?
Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours, an Atlanta Halloween tradition, enlighten rather than frighten. The tours bring to life the stories of some of the cemetery’s notable residents.

VIP Night
Enjoy an exclusive, one-of-a-kind Capturing the Spirit of Oakland VIP experience on Monday, October 26. 

Capturing the Spirit VIP ticket holders will enjoy a delicious three-course meal including drinks at nearby Firepit Pizza Tavern. Guests will have the cemetery to themselves after-dark as they enjoy a private Capturing the Spirit Halloween tour experience.

Note: Tables at Firepit will be spaced six feet apart, and guests will wear masks except when eating or drinking.

Member Presale Information
Tickets go on sale to our wonderful members two weeks before they go on sale to the public. Last year all Capturing the Spirit tours sold out about a week after sales opened to the public, so we highly encourage you to take advantage of this member benefit. There is a limit of six tickets per transaction.

Not a member yet?

Learn More about HOF Membership and Join!

Tickets are $40 plus taxes and fees except for our VIP night ($150 including taxes and fees).

Children’s tickets are available for those ages 4-12. They’re $28 plus taxes and fees except for the VIP Night ($150 including taxes and fees).

Members will receive an email from us (sent to the address they used to join HOF) at 9:00 a.m. on August 1. The email will include a private link to use to access presale tickets.

Be sure to order your tee or hoodie when you purchase your tickets.

What if the event can’t be held due to COVID-19?
When purchasing tickets, you will be asked to choose whether, in the event that Capturing the Spirit is canceled, you would prefer to defer your ticket until our 2021 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland event or donate your ticket to Historic Oakland Foundation. Please note that tickets are non-refundable. If the event is canceled, 2020 ticket holders will receive access to a virtual Capturing the Spirit of Oakland experience. Whether you choose to defer or donate your ticket, 2020 ticket holders will be given priority access in selecting tickets and time slots for 2021’s event.


August 1, 2020
August 14, 2020
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Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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