Lakewood’s tree canopy is one of the most beautiful and serene aspects of our landscaping. After recently losing hundreds of trees to the emerald ash borer, we are now working on a plan to start planting a variety of beautiful new trees. 

As part of our plan we've...

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this event! We look forward to seeing you again next year. 

Mark your calendars for our 6th annual Lantern Lighting Celebration — an evening to gather with family, friends and community to honor and remember those we love and miss...

Sunday, November 15, 2020 | 4:30 - 6 p.m.

This event hosted over Zoom, it is free and open to the public, but please register in advance through Eventbrite. 

Click here to reserve your spot

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Join us as we explore the history of death and cemeteries in a lively co...

This #EarthMonth on our Facebook page we’ve been honoring some of Minnesota’s environmental heroes who are now laid to rest at Lakewood, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at our greenhouse operation, and keeping you up to date about our changing tree canopy. For near...

In a recent MinnPost commentary, Lakewood’s president Chris Makowske addressed issues surrounding our current situation and how cemeteries like Lakewood can work with families to help make these difficult transitions a little smoother, even when we have to grieve from...

This Memorial Day, Lakewood wants to honor and support Minnesota's veterans by sharing their stories through text, photo, and video. 

As Memorial Day is often a huge and well-celebrated event at Lakewood, where our community can gather to share and honor their favorit...

Sunday, May 10, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Many families visit Lakewood on Mother's Day to remember and celebrate the amazing women who have influenced our lives, including our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters and friends, now laid to rest at Lakewoo...

Sunday, May 9, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Many families visit Lakewood on Mother's Day to remember and celebrate the amazing women who have influenced our lives, including our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters and friends, now laid to rest at Lakewood...

We decided to cancel this activity due to the Covid-19 situation, but we're hoping to bring it back next year!

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We’re introducing a new family basket planting activity in the greenhouse this year.

Between March 16 and April 3, you can plant a beautiful...

Internationally renowned earth artist Day Schildkret of @morningaltars brought his nature-based practice to Lakewood last summer to help transform grief into beauty and honor the impermanence of life.

The centerpiece of the event was a free, interactive public art insta...

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