Cemetery Symbolism BINGO

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

In the spirit of giving, we are offering a FREE Symbolism BINGO for our families and friends. Please be respectful on our grounds as you explore. Instructions are included in your BINGO packet. Be safe and have fun. (The card is best if printed in color) . To request your FREE BINGO card, visit here: [...]

Office Closed

In honor of Thanksgiving, our office is closed Thursday Nov 26 and Friday Nov 27. Our grounds are open 8am- 5pm each day. Happy Thanksgiving!

FULL – Wreath Placement for Wreaths Across America

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

All placement slots are full.  Our wreath placement is now closed to the public.  We are grateful for the volunteers who signed up!   To keep everyone safe, we are offering a signup to place wreaths for Wreaths Across America on FRIDAY December 18.  The ceremony will be virtual on Saturday December 19 at 12 [...]

VIRTUAL Wreaths Across America Service

Due to gathering restrictions via Executive Order, we will be gathering VIRTUALLY only for our Wreaths Across America Service on Saturday December 19 at 12 noon.  There is no public event that day for Wreaths Across America at Oakwood. To view the ceremony, via streaming visit our facebook page at 12 noon: https://www.facebook.com/historicoakwoodcemeteryraleigh To sign [...]

Cemetery Office Closes at Noon

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

In honor of New Year's Eve/Day, the Cemetery office closes at noon on 12/31.  Our grounds remain open until 5pm.

Office Closed

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

In honor of New Year's Day, and so the cemetery staff can spend time with their families, our office is closed on Friday, January 1. Our grounds are open for visitors, 8am - 5pm.

Running of the Souls 5k

Join us for our first ever VIRTUAL 5k!  The Running of the Souls5k is a virtual run that allows participants to run through the roads of the cemetery or in their own neighborhood!  This race benefits the preservation of Historic Oakwood Cemetery.   $25 per runner-- includes cool race shirt!   Registration is available from [...]

Oakwood After Hours: Yoga

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join Oakwood Cemetery and Blue Lotus Yoga Studio for yoga class in our front field after hours! About this event Did you know that Blue Lotus Yoga Studio and Oakwood Cemetery have a new partnership? Blue Lotus offers classes through their studio on our front field a few times a month. To learn more visit: [...]

Oakwood After Hours: Trivia Night

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Brush up on your Raleigh and Oakwood Cemetery history and join us for a one of a kind event in our front field on Wed June 30 at 7pm. Register your team for Oakwood Cemetery Trivia, hosted by Thee Handsome Robb! (The Cemetery will be closed to visitors EXCEPT for trivia participants). This event is [...]

Office Closed- 5th of July

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

In honor of Independence Day, the Cemetery office is closed on July 5. Our grounds are open 8am-6pm.