Cemetery

This page contains information about activities and events in the Historic City Cemetery of Sacramento.

Upcoming Events

Events for Summer and Fall are being planned - visit www.historicoldcitcemetery.org for special events

Free History Tours

Saturdays at 10:00 unless otherwise noted.  History tours start near the front gate.  Please park on the street.

  • April 6 - Sacramento History for Kids (4th grade & up)
  • May 4 - Sacramento - the Soul of the Railroad
  • May 18 - Stonecutters - Sacramento's First Artists
  • June 1 - Take Me Out To The Ball Game'
  • July 13 - Extra!  Extra!  Read All About It!
  • August 3 - Mausoleums
  • September 7 - A Dozen Ways to Die
  • September 14 - Love Found, Life Lost
  • October 5 - Cream of the Crypt
  • November 2 - Masons
  • November 10 (SUNDAY) - Veterans of World War II

Free Garden Tours and Events

Saturdays at 10:00 unless otherwise noted.  Garden tours start near the front gate.  Please park on the street. 

  • March 30 - Spring Beauties Awaken (Rose Garden)
  • April 13 - Open Gardens and Rose Sale (9:30 - 2:00)
  • April 14 - Rose Sale Continues (SUNDAY 11:00 - 2:00)
  • April 14 - Old Garden Rose Talk & Tour - Teas, Chinas, and Noisettes (SUNDAY 1:00 P.M.)
  • April 28 - Old Garden Rose Talk & Tour - Hybrid Perpetuals & Bourbons (1:00 p.m.)
  • May 5 - Old Garden Rose Talk & Tour - Gallicas, Damasks, Albas & Centifolias (1:00 p.m.)
  • May  6 - Deadheading at Dusk (MONDAY 6:00 p.m. to dusk)
  • June 3 - Deadheading at Dusk (MONDAY 6:00 p.m. to dusk)
  • September 7 - Rose Propagation Class
  • October 12 - October Encore Tour (Rose Garden)
  • November 16 - Fall Color in the Rose Garden Tour