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Events Calendar

For 150 years, Lakewood’s grounds have served as a community gathering place. We continue this proud tradition by inviting the public to enjoy our beautiful grounds and architectural treasures, and to explore meaningful ways to grieve and remember.

All are welcome to attend any of our events. You do not need to be affiliated with Lakewood in any way. 

Events Calendar

Explore Lakewood

Birding at Lakewood

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a peaceful Sunday morning stroll to learn more about birding in the cemetery.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Explore Lakewood

Anyone Can Draw: Basic Drawing with COMPAS Teaching Artist Andrew Young

Garden Mausoleum Reception Area

Explore the basics of drawing in this fun and engaging class. No experience necessary!

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Seasonal Celebrations

Fall Colors Celebration

Onsite near the Living Memory Tree

Join Lakewood as we celebrate the beauty of fall with live music, art activities, trolley tours and more!

Learn @ Lakewood

October Death Cafe

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for this free-flowing, community guided discussion on topics related to death, dying, and memorialization in a safe and welcoming virtual environment.

Free
Explore Lakewood

Creative Phone Photography

Garden Mausoleum Reception Area

From the beautiful monuments and markers, to the unique and unexpected architectural designs - Lakewood is an inspiring space for photographers. Join us as we learn more about capturing photos with your phone.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

SOLD OUT

All Souls Sing: MN Community Sings Event at Lakewood

The Reflecting Pool at Lakewood

Join Minnesota Community Sings for this treasured annual event onsite by the reflecting pool.

Learn @ Lakewood

Lakewood Book Club: Reunion: A Search for Ancestors

Lakewood Cemetery

Join us for our November Book Club featuring "Reunion: A Search for Ancestors"

Free
Lakewood Experience Series

Embodying Grief Through Song

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Sarina Partridge and Anne Murphy in an exploration of song as a way to learn from, and talk about, your grief journey while also connecting with community.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: Lumina

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood Cemetery as we welcome Lumina Women's Vocal Ensemble to the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$20 in advance / $30 at the door

Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: The Champagne Drops

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood as we welcome The Champagne Drops for a holiday inspired jazz performance in the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door

Do you have questions about an upcoming event? Need assistance reserving tickets?
We’re here to help.
Call our events line at (612) 540-5165 or email us

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