December 2018 Events

13th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights

Dec 1, 2018 05:00 PM to Jan 1, 2019 09:00 PM

Enjoy our magical holiday light display every evening in December through New Year’s Day.

 
13th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights
January 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Jan 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery. Tour led by Jane Leroe.

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Specialty Tour - Symbolism

Jan 26, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Sandy Rauch.

 
Specialty Tour - Symbolism
February 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Feb 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ron Bachman, highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery.

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Specialty Tour - Black History Month

Feb 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Sarah Calhoun & Gia White, highlights the lives of community leaders such as; Captain Wm. Shorey, Alonzo & Jennie Prentiss, and Lydia Flord Jackson.

 
Specialty Tour - Black History Month
March 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Mar 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery. Tour led by Carolyn Kemp.

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

DOCENT TOUR THIS SATURDAY IS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

Mar 9, 2019 10:00 AM to Mar 9, 2019 11:00 AM

DUE TO RAIN, THIS SATURDAY'S TOUR IS CANCELLED.

DOCENT TOUR THIS SATURDAY IS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition

Mar 22, 2019 10:00 AM to Mar 24, 2019 04:00 PM

Walk amidst spectacular floral arrangements created by Bay Area florists, garden clubs, and local college floral design classes. Floral arrangement demonstration daily at 2p.m. Free event!

 

Specialty Tour - Women's History Month

Mar 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent tour highlighting the lives of influential women such as Julia Morgan, Ina Coolbrith, and Anna Head. Led by Jane Leroe & Michael Colbruno.

 
Specialty Tour - Women's History Month

Ching Ming Festival (Remembrance of Ancestors)

Mar 30, 2019 to Mar 31, 2019

Ching Ming is indicated on the Chinese calendar by the two characters: ching, meaning pure or clean and ming, meaning brightness. Enjoy complimentary Asian pastries all weekend long as we observe this annual Chinese tradition. Observed date is April 5.

 

Ching Ming Festival (Remembrance of Ancestors)

Mar 30, 2019 12:00 AM to Mar 31, 2019 12:00 AM

Enjoy complimentary chinese pastries donated by Mountain View Cemetery.  While supplies last. 

Ching Ming Festival (Remembrance of Ancestors)
April 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Apr 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery.  Tour led by Ruby Long.

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny

Apr 14, 2019 12:00 PM to Apr 14, 2019 03:00 PM

Families can bring their children to have a complimentary photo taken with the Easter Bunny in our Tower Chapel

 
Free Photos with the Easter Bunny

Easter

Apr 21, 2019
Easter

Specialty Tour - The Trees of Mountain View Cemetery

Apr 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Chris Pattillo.

Specialty Tour - The Trees of Mountain View Cemetery
May 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

May 11, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty, and history of Mountain View Cemetery. Tour led by Barbara Gibson.

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Mother's Day

May 12, 2019 12:00 AM
Mother's Day

Specialty Tour - Coming & Going

May 25, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ruby Long.

 
Specialty Tour - Coming & Going

98th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Program

May 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Presentation of colors, salute to the fallen, and guest speakers

98th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Program

Specialty Tour - Memorial Day Civil War Plot (led by Dennis Evanosky)

May 27, 2019 11:30 AM

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.

 
Specialty Tour - Memorial Day Civil War Plot (led by Dennis Evanosky)
June 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Jun 8, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ron Bachman.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Jun 9, 2019 02:00 PM to Jun 9, 2019 04:00 PM

Eric Symons

 

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Specialty Tour - CA Gold Rush and Railroad

Jun 22, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Dennis Evanosky.

Specialty Tour - CA Gold Rush and Railroad
July 2019 Events

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Jul 7, 2019 02:00 PM to Jul 7, 2019 04:00 PM

Marc Teicholz

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Jul 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Gia White.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Specialty Tour - Transportation

Jul 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Gia White.

Specialty Tour - Transportation
August 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Aug 10, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ruby Long.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Aug 11, 2019 02:00 PM to Aug 11, 2019 04:00 PM

Yuri Liberzon

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Specialty Tour - Mayor's Tour

Aug 24, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Michael Colbruno.

Specialty Tour - Mayor's Tour
September 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Sep 14, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ron Bachman.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Movie Night On The Green

Sep 14, 2019 07:00 PM to Sep 14, 2019 09:30 PM

Specialty Tour - Food Tour

Sep 28, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Barbara Gibson & Jane Leroe.

Specialty Tour - Food Tour
October 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Oct 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Barbara Gibson.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Specialty Tour - Symbolism

Oct 19, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Sandy Rauch.

Specialty Tour - Symbolism

14th Pumpkin Festival

Oct 26, 2019 12:00 PM

Celebrate Halloween at our fun-filled pumpkin patch meadow, with free pumpkins, activities, onsite food trucks, and treats for the kids! - 12noon – 3pm

14th Pumpkin Festival
November 2019 Events

November

Nov 1, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019

Fall Foliage Display
Stop by and admire the colorful leaves of our redwood and oak trees.

November

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Nov 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Jane Leroe.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Specialty Tour - Olmsted & Oakland Notables

Nov 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Chris Pattillo.

Specialty Tour - Olmsted & Oakland Notables
December 2019 Events

Free Photos with Santa!

Dec 1, 2019 12:00 PM to Dec 1, 2019 03:00 PM

Join us at the Tower Chapel for FREE photos with Santa.  Children of all ages are welcome.  Enjoy arts and crafts and refreshments.

Free Photos with Santa!

Annual Holiday Remembrance Tree and Lighting

Dec 1, 2019 03:00 PM to Dec 1, 2019 05:00 PM

Come by and decorate a personal holiday ornament in remembrance of your loved one and hang it on our remembrance tree.  The tree lighting ceremony starts promptly at 5PM.

Annual Holiday Remembrance Tree and Lighting

Holiday Remembrance Gathering and Tree Decorating with Ornaments

Dec 1, 2019 03:00 PM to Dec 1, 2019 05:00 PM

Tree Lighting Ceremony and refreshments.

 
Holiday Remembrance Gathering and Tree Decorating with Ornaments

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Dec 14, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Specialty Tour

Dec 28, 2019
Specialty Tour

2019 Events

At Mountain View Cemetery, we offer family-friendly events and activities year-round. Each of our free, docent-led tours meets in front of the administrative office 15 min before 10AM and lasts about two hours. Many tours involve walking up steep hills.* *Please note: scheduled tours and events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information and details, visit our website at www.mountainviewcemetery.org.