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December 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on December 6, 2020 at 12:00 am
Indulge in the seasonal spirit at Oakland Cemetery! Returning for its sixth year, Victorian Holiday is a unique seasonal open house with holiday activities for the whole family! No tickets required.
Holiday Green Market
Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the holiday season. Shop for seasonally embellished wreaths, garlands, specialty Christmas trees, and assorted greenery as well as other living holiday decor. Our tents will be brimming with beautiful natural products great for your own decorating or for gift giving. Plus, our team of professional designers will be glad to customize your wreaths or other purchases for that one-of-a-kind showstopper!
- Pick up your preordered wreath and decorate it with greenery sourced from Oakland.
- No cash. Card only. Face coverings required. Please maintain social distancing while shopping.
Pop-Up Shop at the Bell Tower
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. Face coverings required. Please maintain social distancing while shopping.
After you’ve shopped for gifts and greenery, continue your day at Oakland by taking part in the Holiday Hunt! Our self-guided scavenger hunt is the perfect activity for cemetery sleuths of all ages. You can buy your packet in advance or pick one up at the Pop-Up Shop during Victorian Holiday. Learn more.
Bring the family for a fantastic photo opportunity. Several mausoleums around Oakland’s Bell Tower will be decorated for the season by local garden clubs and designers. Strike a pose and vote for your favorite holiday decor.
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. Limited parking is also available on nearby side streets adjacent to Oakland Cemetery. These lots are not monitored.
Will there be food available for purchase at Victorian Holiday?
We will have some snacks and hot drinks available for purchase by the Bell Tower.
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?
Pets are allowed, but must be leashed at all times and cannot go into any buildings.
Will restrooms be available at Victorian Holiday?
No. There will be no public restrooms at Victorian Holiday due to COVID-19.
What if it rains?
Victorian Holiday is a rain or shine event.