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Catch our main stage acts:

1:30    Black Lion Reggae

2:35    The Ain’t Sisters

3:50    Jon Stickley Trio

5:30    Fireside Collective

12:00  Grayson High School Chamber Orchestra

12:45  Atlanta Improvisors Orchestra

1:30    Big Bethel AME Heaven Bound Choir

2:15    Euzkal Dancers

2:45    Heidi, Jo & Mo

3:00    Historical Costume Contest

3:15    Heidi, Jo & Mo

3:45    Historical Costume Contest Awards

1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00    Cornelius Hanleiter

1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:15, 5:15    Leah Wright Day

1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30    Rebecca Solomons Alexander

All walking tours leave from outside the Bell Tower.

1-5 p.m.: Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland tour departs every half hour. Last tour leaves at 5 p.m.

2 p.m.: Preservation tour

3 p.m.: We Shall Overcome tour

5 p.m.: Preservation tour

Music throughout the day by

  • 12:00 – 2:00  Carport Mountaineers
  • 12:30 -1:30:  Seed and Feed Marching Abominable Band
  • 2:00 – 3:00:  Veronika Jackson
  • 3:00 – 5:00:  Carroll Street Troubadours


Living Statuary by Bobby Seymore, popsicle carts, and more 

Take a guided preservation tour led by Oakland preservation staff at 2 and 5 p.m. Meet at the Out in the Rain fountain.

1:00, 3:00, & 5:00 at the Historical African American Burial Grounds

12:00 – 2:30:  Registration at the Community Stage at Magnolia Square

3:00:  Historical Costume Contest (Community Stage at Magnolia Square)

3:45:  Historical Costume Contest Awards (Community Stage at Magnolia Square)

Take a peek inside more than a dozen of Oakland Cemetery’s beautiful mausolea. See the map for locations.

Shop quirky and curated wares at Oakland Cemetery’s Museum Store pop-up shop.

The Consulate General of Mexico

The Office of Design – Atlanta City Studio

Unexpected Atlanta


You could win Halloween tour tickets!


Get Your Pumpkins at Oakland on October 8 & 9!

Attend a Traditional Day of the Dead Festival on November 5

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Try the Haunted Hunt Scavenger Hunt in October

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