Join Steven K. Smith, author of The Virginia Mysteries, and Dr. Sharon Pajka for a kid-centered tour of Historic Hollywood Cemetery! This tour is specifically designed for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders but all are welcome to join! The tour will take place from 10:00AM - 11:30AM and will cover approximately 2 miles. Meet at the bottom of the hill at the corner of Westvale Ave & Confederate Ave. Please dress for the weather and bring water.
The tour is FREE but limited to 30 participants, so please RSVP in advance by Clicking Here. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Friends of Hollywood Cemetery that will go towards preservation and restoration projects in the cemetery.
Haven’t read The Virginia Mysteries by Steven K. Smith? Purchase books and have them signed at the end of the tour.
Join us to explore stories of the incredible women interred at Hollywood Cemetery, and celebrate their work as suffragettes, authors, educators, humanitarians, and more. Learn about the lieves these courageous women led, their role in the cemetery's history, and how they shaped the city of Richmond.
This tour lasts from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. $15 per person and $5 for Valentine Members. Children under the age of 18 are FREE. Admission includes a $5 donation to the Friends of Hollywood Cemetery for ongoing restoration. Your tour guide will accept cash or check. Walk-ups are welcome.
The tour will be held rain or shine. However, in extreme weather a tour may be cancelled. Call 804-649-0711 x 301 to verify the tour will take place.
Dogs are invited to join their owners for this walking tour of Hollywood Cemetery, presented in partnership with the Richmond SPCA. Dogs must have current shots, mix well with others and remain leashed. Owners are responsible for water and cleaning up after their dogs. Reservations are required.
Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of Richmond’s beautiful and iconic Hollywood Cemetery, the scenic final resting place for some of Virginia’s most well-known historical figures. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, the Confederate President and numerous other celebrated individuals.Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.
The tour lasts from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. $15 per person or $5 for Valentine Members. Children under 18 are FREE. Admission includes a $5 donation to the Friends of Hollywood Cemetery for ongoing restoration. Tour guides will accept cash or check. Walk-ups are welcome!