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Love Stories of Oakland: Valentine’s Day
February 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Love never dies at Oakland Cemetery! Surprise your Valentine with a unique outdoor date night at Oakland Cemetery. Enjoy more than 20 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves of Atlantans of days past. Discover the symbolism of love found on monuments throughout the grounds and stories of devotion that extend into the afterlife.
The 75-minute long tour will start at 5:30 pm. Arrive at Oakland’s Bell Tower at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour to check in. Grab a complimentary hot chocolate and hit the dessert table for a sweet treat before your tour. Check out the Museum Shop for plenty of Valentine-themed gifts. All Love Stories ticket holders will receive a 10 percent discount in the Museum Shop!
Finish out your Valentine’s Day with dinner at one of our favorite Memorial Drive haunts. We recommend Agave, Carroll Street Cafe, and Petit Chou for intimate dinners (reservations recommended). Check out Six Feet Under, Firepit, Republic Social House, Mezcalitos, or Tin Lizzy’s for a more lively atmosphere. See a map of restaurants here.
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.
Tickets go on sale January 9. he tour is available through advance ticketing only and spaces are limited.
- Adults: $24
- Child (6-17) and Seniors 65+: $20
- Historic Oakland Foundation members: $16 (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.