Cemetery

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

Upcoming Events

Free History Tours

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

  • April 7 - Sacramento History for Kids
  • May 5 - Parks & Wreck
  • May 26 - Memorial Day remembrance (Veteran's area near the chapel)
  • June 2 - symbology and Superstition
  • June 9 - Mugwumps, Know-Northings and Dolly Vardens
  • June 10 - Capitol Connections (Sunday)
  • July 8 - Tourist in Your Own Town (Sunday)
  • August 4 - As the Cemetery Turns
  • August 19 - Sakura-Mento: Japanese-Americans in the River city (Sunday)
  • September 1 - A Dozen Ways to Die - the Saga Continues
  • September 15 - Medicine in the Old West
  • October 6 - Haunted Sacramento
  • November 3 - Photography in Sacramento
  • November 10 - 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 31 - Spring Beauties Awaken (in the Rose Garden)
  • April 7 - Primping Party - work day preparing for Open Garden
  • April 14 - Open Gardens (9:30 - 2:00)
  • April 15 - Rose sales (11-1). 
  • April 15 - Remembering Jean Travis (2:00)
  • April 21 - Romance & Roses (NOTE: ticked event, $20.00, 6 p.m. Available through Brown Paper Tickets)
  • April 22 - Old Garden Roses Talk & Tour - Teas, Chinas, and Noisettes (Sunday)
  • April 29 - Old Garden Roses Talk & Tour - Hybrid Perpetuals and Bourbons (Sunday)
  • May 6 - Old Garden Roses Talk & Tour - Gallicas, Damasks, Albas & Centifolias (Sunday)
  • May 7 - Deadheading at Dusk (Monday, 6:00 p.m.)
  • June 4 - Deadheading at Dusk (Monday, 6:00 p.m.)
  • June 30 - What's Blooming in Hamilton Square Garden
  • July 28 - What's Blooming in Hamilton Square Garden
  • August 25 - What's Blooming in Hamilton Square Garden
  • September 8 - Rose Propagation Class
  • September 29 - What's Blooming in Hamilton Square Garden
  • October 13 - October Opulence Rose Garden Tour
  • October 27 - What's Blooming in Hamilton Square Garden
  • November 17 - Fall Color in the Rose Garden

 

Upcoming HRG Events