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Thanks for your interest in programming and events at West Laurel Hill! Visit the events below for additional details.

If you’d like to schedule a private tour, have suggestions for events, or would like to use our grounds for photography/videography shoots, please fill out our inquiry form here: West Laurel Hill Inquiries

For events benefiting the Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries, visit thelaurelhillcemetery.org/events.


REFUND POLICY: Unless an event is canceled by West Laurel Hill, there are no refunds once tickets are purchased. No exceptions.

TICKET POLICY: No tickets will be sold at the door unless noted in event description. This is to ensure that enough food/materials are available for attendees.


    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The expansion of Fairmount Park in the 1860s prevented further growth of Laurel Hill, and in 1869 our sister cemetery, West Laurel Hill, was established just across the river in Bala Cynwyd. This gene…

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    Death Café

    Death Café

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Death Café is a unique opportunity for the public to meet and discuss death. For this installment, we are meeting virtually on Zoom! This group-led discussion has no specific agenda and serves as a w…

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    SOLD OUT - Black Trailblazers of Philadelphia

    SOLD OUT - Black Trailblazers of Philadelphia

    RESCHEDULED Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This program is sold out Due to inclement weather on Saturday, February 20, 2021, this tour has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm. In honor of Black History Month, West Laurel H…

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    Virtual Duffy's Cut Memorial Service

    Virtual Duffy’s Cut Memorial Service

    Sunday, March 7 - 2:30PM

    This year marks the 9th anniversary of the Duffy’s Cut Memorial Service - but this year will be VIRTUAL. The virtual event will be led by William Watson, Ph.D., chair of the History Department at …

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    Bark, Buds and Berries

    Bark, Buds and Berries

    RESCHEDULED Winter Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Due to inclement weather on Sunday, February 21, 2021, this tour has been rescheduled to Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Bark, Buds and Berries, a walking tour through West Laurel Hill Cemetery, wi…

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    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The expansion of Fairmount Park in the 1860s prevented further growth of Laurel Hill, and in 1869 our sister cemetery, West Laurel Hill, was established just across the river in Bala Cynwyd. This gene…

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    Boneyard Bookworms March Book Club

    Boneyard Bookworms March Book Club

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    The March Boneyard Bookworm selection is Long Bright River by Liz Moore. From Amazon.com: Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn’t be more different. Then one of them goes …

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