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2014 Events

April

Tulip Extravaganza Stop by and admire thousands of Dutch tulips in bloom!

April 5

Ching Ming (Remembrance of Ancestors Day)

April 5–6

Ching Ming Festival (Remembrance of Ancestors) Enjoy complimentary refreshments all weekend long as we observe this annual Chinese tradition.

April 12 Sat., 10am

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of the cemetery.

April 19 Sat., 1–4pm

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny Tower Chapel

Stop by the Tower Chapel and help us kick off a new Mountain View Cemetery Easter tradition! This special event includes a free family photo with the Easter Bunny and plastic eggs (one per child) filled with treats. We’ll also be serving cookies, coffee, and lemonade. Admission to this event is free, no reservations required. Just show up in your spring finery and leave with an Easter memory to treasure for years to come.

April 20

Easter

April 26 Sat., 10am

Oral Traditions Free docent-led tour by Barbara Gibson and Elizabeth McCune.

May 10 Sat., 10am

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of the cemetery.

May 11

Mother’s Day

May 24 Sat., 10am

John Muir Tour Free docent-led tour by Sarah Calhoun.

May 26 Mon., 10am

93rd Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Presentation of colors, salute to the fallen, and guest speakers.

May 26 Mon., 11:30am

Memorial Day Civil War Plot Tour (led by Dennis Evanosky) Dennis, who has also led tours at the Pardee Home and Oakland’s Preservation Park, gives a general tour with special emphasis on the Civil War and the role Californians played in the conflict.

June 14 Sat., 10am

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of the cemetery.

June 15

Father’s Day

June 28 Sat., 10am

Specialty Tour TBA Free docent-led tour by Ruby Long.

Note: Docents scheduled are subject to change

 
 

Mountain View Cemetery now offers free docent-led tours twice a month.