EVENTS: Special Event


The Ghostly Circus: Fire and Aerial Theater

Friday, August 10 & Saturday, August 11 at 7pm

This summer 7textures will return to Laurel Hill for a fifth year of enchanting fire and aerial performances with the Ghostly Circus. In this theatrical presentation amid the tombs, artists will build…

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Yoga in the Cemetery

Saturday, September 1st, at 10 am

Find inner tranquility and balance during a one-hour yoga session in the peaceful backdrop of Laurel Hill Cemetery, overlooking the Schuylkill River. Sessions will be led by experienced yoga instructo…

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Gone But Not Forgotten: Market of the Macabre

Saturday, September 8, 12-5pm

Peruse a curated collection of unusual antiques, assorted oddities, vintage items, artwork and handmade wares at this outdoor market of the macabre. Taking place in the most fitting of venues - a 18…

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Soul Crawl: Haunted Halloween History Tours

Friday, October 19th & Saturday, October 20th at 7 pm

Laurel Hill Cemetery’s classic Halloween flashlight tours have become a mainstay of the season. Experience the enchanting art and landscape after dark, as an experienced tour guide leads you along w…

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14th Annual Gravediggers’ Ball

Friday, October 26 at 7pm

The Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery eagerly announce the date for their 14th Annual fundraising gala, the Gravediggers’ Ball, as Friday, October 26, 2018 from 7:00pm-12:00am at the Masonic Temple in…

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Fall Family Day: Halloween Picnic and Parade

Sunday, October 28 from 1-3pm

Spend an autumn afternoon exploring the many wonders and mysteries of Laurel Hill Cemetery while celebrating Halloween. Fall fun for the family at Laurel Hill will thrill and chill both the young and …

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Marine Corps Anniversary Service

Saturday, November 10th at 10:00 am

Join active and retired members of the United States Marine Corps at Laurel Hill Cemetery as they commemorate the 243rd anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps. Tradition holds that the very f…

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Victorian Hair Wreath Workshop

Saturday, December 8th at 10:30 am, and 1:00 pm

Step Back into the Victorian Era and Create your Own Hair Flower… This one-hour workshop will teach participants how to construct a customary Victorian hair flower, used to commemorate the dead. Su…

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General Meade Birthday Celebration

Monday, December 31 at 12:00 pm

The annual General Meade Birthday Celebration will mark the 202nd anniversary of the birth of General George G. Meade, commander of the Union Army at the Battle of Gettysburg. A parade of Civil War re…

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