June 2018 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Jun 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Father's Day

Jun 17, 2018 12:00 AM
Father's Day

Specialty Tour

Jun 23, 2018 10:00 AM
Specialty Tour
July 2018 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Jul 14, 2018 10:00 AM
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Specialty Tour - Exploring the California Gold Rush/Transcontinental Railroad

Jul 28, 2018 10:00 AM
Specialty Tour - Exploring the California Gold Rush/Transcontinental Railroad
August 2018 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Aug 11, 2018 10:00 AM
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour
September 2018 Events

Specialty Tour, Founders and Faculty of UC Berkeley

Sep 22, 2018 10:00 AM
Specialty Tour, Founders and Faculty of UC Berkeley
October 2018 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Oct 13, 2018 10:00 AM
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Frederick Law Olmstead: Designing America Film and Discussion

Oct 14, 2018 02:00 PM to Oct 14, 2018 04:00 PM

by Laurence Cotton, Historian and Producer

Frederick Law Olmstead: Designing America Film and Discussion

Specialty Tour - Mayors Tour

Oct 27, 2018 10:00 AM
Specialty Tour - Mayors Tour

13th Pumpkin Festival

Oct 27, 2018 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

13th Pumpkin Festival
November 2018 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Nov 10, 2018 10:00 AM

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

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Nov 10, 2018 10:00 AM
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2018 10:00 AM

Enjoy Thanksgiving with your family and friends.

Thanksgiving

Oral Traditions, Food Mavericks & Literacy Lions

Nov 24, 2018 12:00 AM

CANCELLED DUE TO UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY.

Oral Traditions, Food Mavericks & Literacy Lions
December 2018 Events

12th 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.

 
12th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights

Pictures with Santa Claus

Dec 2, 2018 12:00 PM

12noon – 3pm

Pictures with Santa Claus

Annual Holiday Remembrance Tree and Lighting

Dec 2, 2018 03:00 PM to Dec 2, 2018 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 2, 2018 03:00 PM to Dec 2, 2018 05:00 PM

Tree Lighting Ceremony and refreshments.

 
Holiday Remembrance Gathering and Tree Decorating with Ornaments

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Dec 8, 2018 10:00 AM
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Dec 8, 2018 10:00 AM

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

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

When a Million Dollars was Worth a Million!

Dec 22, 2018 10:00 AM

Free docent tour led by Gia White.

 
When a Million Dollars was Worth a Million!
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 Chris Patillo.

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Symbolism

Jan 26, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Sandy Rauch.

 
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

Black History Month Tour

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.

 
Black History Month Tour
March 2019 Events

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. It’s free!

 
14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition

Specialty Tour Women's History

Mar 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent tour led by Jane Leroe & Michael Colbruno.

 
Specialty Tour Women's History

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, Docent Tour

Apr 13, 2019 10:00 AM

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

 
Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny

Apr 14, 2019 12:00 PM

Tower Chapel between 12PM to 3:00PM

 
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
Specialty Tour , The Trees of Mountain View Cemetery

Trees of Mountain View Cemetery

Apr 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Chris Pattillo.

 
Trees of Mountain View Cemetery
May 2019 Events

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

Memorial Day Civil War Plot Tour (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.

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

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.

Ching Ming Festival (Remembrance of Ancestors)

Mar. 31, Sat. through Apr. 1, Sun.

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)