Grab your summer fling or longtime love and get to Oakland Cemetery for a unique outdoor date night – Love Stories of Oakland: Summer Date Night is back by popular demand! Enjoy more than 20 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantans of days past. Love Stories of Oakland also examines the symbolism of love and devotion found on monuments, headstones, and mausoleums throughout the grounds.
75-minute long tours will take place at 5:30, 5:45, 6:00, 6:15, 7:00, 7:15, and 7:30 p.m.
The 7:30 Love Stories tour will feature a special accessible route through Oakland Cemetery. Perfect for visitors with mobility needs, the 7:30 tour route will take flat and smooth pathways that are accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. We will also have three open golf cart seats available on a first come, first served basis for those with mobility issues. Please email Marcy Breffle at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat.
Arrive at Oakland’s Bell Tower at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour to check in and enjoy a 10 percent discount in the Museum Shop. Grab a complimentary drink on the porch before your tour and shop a unique collection of Atlanta photos from Clay Fisher, a local photographer and artist.
Make it an evening to remember with a post-tour dinner date at Agave and Petit Chou, our community partners. See details below. Reservations are highly encouraged.
Note: Parking inside the cemetery is limited, so please consider parking in the lot outside of Oakland’s front gate or on surrounding side streets.
The tour is available through advance ticketing only and spaces are limited.
- Adults: $16
- Child (6-17) and Seniors 65+: $12
- Historic Oakland Foundation members: $8 (Membership will be verified after ticket purchase)
This is a rain or shine event. Please note that not all areas of Historic Oakland Cemetery are wheelchair accessible. Please use your discretion when planning your tour visit and contact us if you have any questions about accessibility.
Love Stories: Summer Date Night ticket holders can take advantage of a great dinner offer from Agave and Petit Chou.
242 Boulevard SE
Love Stories of Oakland ticket holders receive $10 off total bill for up to 4 guests.
Reservations are highly recommended. This offer cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, and specials. Dine-in only. Limit one per customer. No cash back. Offer only good for Saturday, August 10. Show Love Stories ticket to server to receive the special offer.
662 Memorial Dr SE
Love Stories of Oakland ticket holders receive one free appetizer with the purchase of two dinner entrees.
Reservations are highly recommended. This offer cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, and specials. Dine-in only. Limit one per customer. No cash back. Offer only good for Saturday, August 10. Show Love Stories ticket to your server to receive the special offer.