Fall Colors Celebration

Sunday, October 13, 2019 | 12 - 4 p.m.

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Celebrate the beauty of fall at Lakewood's Fall Colors Celebration! Activities include trolley tours of Lakewood, free apple cider, Minneapolis history exhibit and more.

Trolley tours of Lakewood

Take in the beautiful fall colors while you learn about the history, art and landscape of Lakewood's 250 acres of urban memorial parkland.

Trolley tours are 45-50 minutes and cover the founding and history of Lakewood, landscape design, famous "residents," architecture and artistic monuments — all with spectacular views of the cemetery.

Tickets are $10, available at the event. Tour times including 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Space is limited and tours do sometimes sell out.

More free activities

You can also enjoy the following free activities from 12-4 p.m. (no ticket required):

  • Sip some warm apple cider inside the award-winning Garden Mausoleum, recipient of numerous awards for contemporary architecture

  • See our "Minneapolis at 150" history exhibit (also inside the Garden Mausoleum), a series of story-boards that show how Minneapolis developed into a grand city — including its grand cemetery, Lakewood — through the leadership and hard work of entrepreneurs and laborers, land developers and visionaries.

  • Pick up your free copy of Lakewood's history book (while supplies lasts)

  • See the Lakewood Memorial Chapel — visitor guides available inside

  • Explore the grounds using our self-guided walking tour brochure (PDF) or one of eight tours available using the Lakewood mobile app

Parking & day-of event details

This event will be held rain (snow) or shine at the Garden Mausoleum. The trolleys are enclosed.

The Garden Mausoleum (shown right) is located by taking a sharp right after entering the cemetery's front gates. Use this map to find the location.

Parking is available along roads in the cemetery near the building. Handicap parking spots will be reserved near the building. You can also drop off members of your party near the building before parking.

All tickets for the trolley tour are will call. To check in for your tour, visit the welcome table which will be located in the Garden Mausoleum foyer. Or you can also check in before boarding the trolley 5-10 minutes prior to your tour time.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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