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Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery
December 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on December 4, 2022 at 10:00 am
Indulge in the seasonal spirit at Oakland Cemetery! Join us on December 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Victorian Holiday, a unique seasonal open house that features holiday activities for the whole family! No tickets are required for this FREE event.
Several mausoleums around the cemetery will be decorated for the season by local garden clubs and designers.
Live Carollers and Acoustic Guitar
Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the holiday season. Shop for seasonally embellished wreaths, garlands, and assorted greenery. Customize your wreath with greenery from Oakland for that one-of-a-kind showstopper!
Pick up your preordered wreath and decorate it with greenery sourced from Oakland. No cash. Card only.
Browse handcrafted wares from local artisans:
Clay Fisher Photo Images
In The Quiet Hours
Jenny Turner Studio
JL Vannatta Arts
Lilly Knit Creations
Mod Vintage Jewelry
Odd Little Birdie
Organic Solutions, LLC
The Planter’s Tailor
Under the Slab Jewelry
Drinks from Finca to Filter Coffee
Stop by Oakland’s Pop-Up Shop for all your holiday shopping and find gifts unique to Oakland Cemetery, seasonal novelties, books, and much more. No cash. Card only.
After you’ve shopped for gifts and greenery, continue your day at Oakland by joining a mini-tour of the cemetery!
Holiday Photo Opportunities
Bring your two- or four-legged kids for a photo with our Victorian-themed Santa and Mrs. Claus or our Father Noel “living statue”.
Children’s Craft Area
Featuring a make-your-own ornament station, games, and extra holiday cheer!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I park for Victorian Holiday?
Complimentary parking is available in the lot located just outside of Oakland’s main gates at the intersection of Oakland Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (these lots are not monitored.). Limited parking is also available on nearby side streets adjacent to Oakland Cemetery.
Will there be food available for purchase at Victorian Holiday?
We will have some snacks and hot drinks available for purchase.
We encourage you to plan for a day in Grant Park by patronizing local restaurants before or after your visit: Six Feet Under, Firepit Pizza Tavern, Tin Lizzy’s Cantina, Doc Chey’s Noodle House, Republic Social House, and Mezcalito’s Cocina & Tequila Bar.
What forms of payment does Oakland Cemetery accept?
Debit and credit cards are accepted. We are not accepting cash right now.
Can I bring my pet along with me to the event?
Yes. Pets must be leashed at all times and cannot go into any buildings.
What if it rains?
Victorian Holiday is a rain or shine event.