For Immediate Assistance Call 513.681.PLAN

Upcoming events

    Holiday Remembrance Service 2022

    Holiday Remembrance Service 2022


    12/8/2022Please join us for an evening of remembrance as we honor and remember loved ones no longer with us this holiday season. Hear a message of hope and encouragement, listen to live musical performances, and share in a tree lighting ceremony. At the conclusion of the event, we will have a time of light refreshments and fellowship.

    View Details
    Winter Moonlight Stroll January 2023

    Winter Moonlight Stroll January 2023


    1/6/2023Imagine a full moon on a clear crisp night brightly glistening off a sparkling snow-covered landscape casting shadows as bright as those left by sunlight. Come join Spring Grove's Director of Horticulture for a full moon hike in his favorite place, Spring Grove!  With a little luck, nature will supply the snow and a clear night. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open December 8, 2022 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

    View Details
    Winter Tree Identification 2023

    Winter Tree Identification 2023


    1/14/2023The middle of winter provides a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the vast collection of trees in the Arboretum.  Our Spring Grove horticulturists will lead a winter tree identification walking tour through the historic grounds.  The tour will originate at the Historic Office, located just inside and to the right of the main gates. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open December 16, 2022 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

    View Details
    Chocolate In the Chapel 2023

    Chocolate In the Chapel 2023


    2/5/2023Join us for the 8th Annual Chocolate in the Chapel even held in the historic Norman Chapel just in time for Valentine’s Day. Local businesses will showcase their sweet treats and may offer a tasty sample. Visitors will also be able to take a mini walking tour of the Norman Chapel led by Spring Grove's expert Docents.  The tour begins at 1:00pm.  Participating vendors will be announced at a later date.

    View Details
    Winter Moonlight Stroll February 2023

    Winter Moonlight Stroll February 2023


    2/6/2023Imagine a full moon on a clear crisp night brightly glistening off a sparkling snow-covered landscape casting shadows as bright as those left by sunlight. Come join Spring Grove's Director of Horticulture for a full moon hike in his favorite place, Spring Grove!  With a little luck, nature will supply the snow and a clear night. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open January 8, 2023 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

    View Details
    Presidential PowerPoint Presentation 2023

    Presidential PowerPoint Presentation 2023


    2/20/2023Join Spring Grove Historian, Skip Holmes, as he describes the many interesting presidential connections that can be found throughout the historic grounds of Spring Grove.  This presentation will take place in the Norman Chapel, located to the left of the main entrance.  Registration is required.  Registration will open January 22, 2023 at NOON. 

    View Details
    Proper Pruning Techniques 2023

    Proper Pruning Techniques 2023


    2/23/2023Winter is the time when horrendous pruning is easily seen on dormant deciduous plants.  Spring Grove's Horticulturist will discuss pruning that is within the best accepted practice for any selected tree or shrub.  He will explain the different types of pruning that can be done to plants.  Remedial pruning will also be discussed to improve plant structure and appearance.  You will go home with your questions answered and ideas to try in your landscape. This seminar will be indoors in the Historic Office, located just inside the main entrance of the cemetery.  Registration is required.  Registration will open on January 25, 2023, at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

    View Details
    Owl Prowl 2023

    Owl Prowl 2023


    3/4/2023Raptor Incorporated will be here with an exciting presentation on the birds of prey that inhabit Spring Grove Cemetery.  First, see them up close in the Norman Chapel (constructed in 1879) then prowl through the grounds to see and hear them in their natural habitat.  Please dress accordingly if you will be participating in the outdoor portion of the program.  6:00 - 7:00: Presentation of Birds of Prey - Raptor, Inc. (This portion of the program is held inside the Norman Chapel) 7:00 - 7:30: Refreshment Break 7:30 - 8:30: Winter Prowl (Outdoors, cars will caravan to location and prowl from there) Registration is required.  Registration will open on February 3, 2023 at NOON.  This event is free to the public but we are asking that you bring a donation for Raptor, Inc.  Some items on their wish list include: Paper Towels / HE Laundry Detergent / Latex Gloves (small or medium) Dry Dog Food / Gas Cards

    View Details
    Horticulture Tram Tour 2023

    Horticulture Tram Tour 2023


    3/25/2023Join Spring Grove's Manager of Horticulture, Brian Heinz, on this tram tour through Spring Grove's historic grounds. Brian will point out notable plants and share interesting facts about the Arboretum. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open on February 24, 2023 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

    View Details
    Opening Day Parade 2023

    Opening Day Parade 2023


    3/30/2023The Opening Day Parade is scheduled for March 30th. The Cincinnati Reds are playing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Spring Grove plans to participate again. For more information regarding the parade, please visit https://www.findlaymarketparade.com/.

    View Details
    Caracole 5K

    Caracole 5K


    4/2/2023Spring Grove is honored to be the venue for this event. Please visit Caracole's website for more information. www.caracole.org

    View Details
    Easter Sunrise Service / Spring Grove Cemetery

    Easter Sunrise Service / Spring Grove Cemetery


    4/9/2023Because you are important to The Spring Grove Family, you and your family are warmly invited to celebrate the glory of Easter morning with our family at our Annual Easter Sunrise Service.  This non-denominational service will be held outdoors (weather permitting) at the picturesque Lakeside Complex bordering Willow Water Lake.  Directional signage will be in place to direct you to the location.  In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held indoors in the Lakeside Mausoleum Complex.  This inspirational service includes musical selections, readings and an Easter message.  The service will last approximately thirty minutes.  You are also invited to join us immediately following the service for fellowship and refreshments. Reservations are not required; however, you are encouraged to arrive early for best seating and parking. For more information, please log onto our website, www.springgrove.org or call 513.681.7526.   

    View Details
    Easter Sunrise Service / Oak Hill Cemetery

    Easter Sunrise Service / Oak Hill Cemetery


    4/9/2023Because you are important to The Oak Hill Family, you and your family are warmly invited to celebrate the glory of Easter morning with our family at our Annual Easter Sunrise Service. This non-denominational service will be held outdoors at the picturesque Angel Statue Complex.  Staff and directional signage will be in place to direct you to the location.  In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held at Spring Grove Funeral Home / Tri County, just across the street from the cemetery.  If necessary, relocation message will be posted on (513) 853-2280.  This inspirational service includes musical selections, readings and an Easter message.  The service will last approximately thirty minutes.   Reservations are not required; however, you are encouraged to arrive early for best seating and parking. For more information, please log onto our website, www.springgrove.org or call (513) 853-2280.   

    View Details
    Matt's 5K Pursuit

    Matt's 5K Pursuit


    4/16/2023Spring Grove is honored to be the venue for this event. Please visit the Matt Haverkamp Foundation website for more information.

    View Details
    Twilight Tour April 2023

    Twilight Tour April 2023


    4/20/2023Twilight Tours are walking tours offered once each month, April and June through September. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Twilight Tours which will go to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on March 22, 2023 at NOON.

    View Details
    History In Bloom 2023

    History In Bloom 2023


    4/23/2023Please join us for an afternoon filled with History, Heritage and Horticulture as we present a variety of tours to delight all interests and ages.  We turn back time as horse drawn carriages ride through the arboretum on a beautiful Spring Sunday.  The rides begin at Noon and run continuously until 3:30PM.  Along the route see some of Spring Grove’s Champion trees, beautiful blossoms, lush green foliage, art, architecture and wildlife.  You will even meet some of our more notable ‘residents.’ Walking tours will be led by our knowledgeable docents.  Topics will be offered at each time:  12:00, 1:30, and 3:00.  Tour topics will be announced at a later date. Advance reservations are not required; simply sign up at the information table the day of the event.  Dress appropriately and come rain or shine!  All tours and activities begin at the main entrance just before the railroad overpass at Spring Grove. 

    View Details
    Arbor Day Walking Tour 2023

    Arbor Day Walking Tour 2023


    4/28/2023Celebrate Arbor Day at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. Join Spring Grove's Director of Horticulture on this walking tour acknowledging the majestic trees in the arboretum. Registration is required and will open on March 31st at noon.

    View Details
    Bulb Pulling 2023

    Bulb Pulling 2023


    4/30/2023Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum plants over 23,000 tulips every year and strives to donate all of the bulbs.  Volunteers are invited to join Spring Grove’s horticulture staff in digging the tulips.  All tulips will be bagged and sorted by color.  Any who volunteer are welcome to take home one bag per person of the tulips of their choice at no charge.   Please bring a trowel, kneeling pad, gloves, etc.  Event held rain or shine. Please bring non-perishable food items to exchange for your bag of tulips.  All items will be donated to the Free Store Food Bank. Registration is required.  Registration will open on April 1, 2023 at NOON. 

    View Details
    Summer Gate Hours Begin 2023

    Summer Gate Hours Begin 2023


    5/1/2023Spring Grove's summer gate hours begin on Monday, May 1, 2023.  Spring Grove's gates will be open until 8:00pm on Mondays and Thursdays through August. 

    View Details
    Public Tram Tour May 2023

    Public Tram Tour May 2023


    5/3/2023Public Tram Tours are offered three times each month May through October. There is a $5/person donation to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 4, 2023 at noon.

    View Details
    Early Morning Bird Walk 2023

    Early Morning Bird Walk 2023


    5/6/2023Gather at the Norman Chapel and meet the amazing birds of Spring Grove on this expert-guided walk.  Flock together with fellow bird lovers and expert ornithologist, Jeff Hays, to search for over 200 species that roost and nest at Spring Grove.  This is an excellent outing for families and beginning birders are especially encouraged to attend.  The walk will last about an hour and a half with moderate walking.  Please bring binoculars if you have them.  Dress for weather conditions.  Start your Saturday morning surrounded by nature!  Registration is required and will open on April 7, 2023 at NOON. 

    View Details
    Weekend Walkabout May 2023

    Weekend Walkabout May 2023


    5/7/2023Weekend Walkabouts are walking tours offered once each month, May through October. There is a $5/person donation to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 8, 2023 at noon.

    View Details
    Mother's Day 2023

    Mother's Day 2023


    5/14/2023In honor of Mother’s Day, the Spring Grove Family wishes to pay tribute to all Mothers.  We will be distributing flowers to all of our visitors on Sunday, May 14, 2023.  Carnations, the floral symbol of Mother’s Day, will be available from 11:00am - 4:00pm in our Customer Service Center (just inside the main gate of the cemetery) and also at information tents located on the grounds.  Carnations represent purity, strength and the endurance of a mother’s love. 

    View Details
    1:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023

    1:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023


    5/21/2023Public Tram Tours are offered three times each month May through October. There is no charge for this tour. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 22, 2023 at noon.

    View Details
    3:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023

    3:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023


    5/21/2023Public Tram Tours are offered three times each month May through October. There is a $5/person donation to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 22, 2023 at noon.

    View Details
Holiday Remembrance Service 2022

Holiday Remembrance Service 2022

12/8/2022

Please join us for an evening of remembrance as we honor and remember loved ones no longer with us this holiday season. Hear a message of hope and encouragement, listen to live musical performances, and share in a tree lighting ceremony. At the conclusion of the event, we will have a time of light refreshments and fellowship.

View Details

Winter Moonlight Stroll January 2023

Winter Moonlight Stroll January 2023

1/6/2023

Imagine a full moon on a clear crisp night brightly glistening off a sparkling snow-covered landscape casting shadows as bright as those left by sunlight. Come join Spring Grove's Director of Horticulture for a full moon hike in his favorite place, Spring Grove!  With a little luck, nature will supply the snow and a clear night. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open December 8, 2022 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

View Details

Winter Tree Identification 2023

Winter Tree Identification 2023

1/14/2023

The middle of winter provides a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the vast collection of trees in the Arboretum.  Our Spring Grove horticulturists will lead a winter tree identification walking tour through the historic grounds.  The tour will originate at the Historic Office, located just inside and to the right of the main gates. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open December 16, 2022 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

View Details

Chocolate In the Chapel 2023

Chocolate In the Chapel 2023

2/5/2023

Join us for the 8th Annual Chocolate in the Chapel even held in the historic Norman Chapel just in time for Valentine’s Day. Local businesses will showcase their sweet treats and may offer a tasty sample. Visitors will also be able to take a mini walking tour of the Norman Chapel led by Spring Grove's expert Docents.  The tour begins at 1:00pm.  Participating vendors will be announced at a later date.

View Details

Winter Moonlight Stroll February 2023

Winter Moonlight Stroll February 2023

2/6/2023

Imagine a full moon on a clear crisp night brightly glistening off a sparkling snow-covered landscape casting shadows as bright as those left by sunlight. Come join Spring Grove's Director of Horticulture for a full moon hike in his favorite place, Spring Grove!  With a little luck, nature will supply the snow and a clear night. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open January 8, 2023 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

View Details

Presidential PowerPoint Presentation 2023

Presidential PowerPoint Presentation 2023

2/20/2023

Join Spring Grove Historian, Skip Holmes, as he describes the many interesting presidential connections that can be found throughout the historic grounds of Spring Grove.  This presentation will take place in the Norman Chapel, located to the left of the main entrance.  Registration is required.  Registration will open January 22, 2023 at NOON. 

View Details

Proper Pruning Techniques 2023

Proper Pruning Techniques 2023

2/23/2023

Winter is the time when horrendous pruning is easily seen on dormant deciduous plants.  Spring Grove's Horticulturist will discuss pruning that is within the best accepted practice for any selected tree or shrub.  He will explain the different types of pruning that can be done to plants.  Remedial pruning will also be discussed to improve plant structure and appearance.  You will go home with your questions answered and ideas to try in your landscape. This seminar will be indoors in the Historic Office, located just inside the main entrance of the cemetery.  Registration is required.  Registration will open on January 25, 2023, at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

View Details

Owl Prowl 2023

Owl Prowl 2023

3/4/2023

Raptor Incorporated will be here with an exciting presentation on the birds of prey that inhabit Spring Grove Cemetery.  First, see them up close in the Norman Chapel (constructed in 1879) then prowl through the grounds to see and hear them in their natural habitat.  Please dress accordingly if you will be participating in the outdoor portion of the program.  6:00 - 7:00: Presentation of Birds of Prey - Raptor, Inc. (This portion of the program is held inside the Norman Chapel) 7:00 - 7:30: Refreshment Break 7:30 - 8:30: Winter Prowl (Outdoors, cars will caravan to location and prowl from there) Registration is required.  Registration will open on February 3, 2023 at NOON.  This event is free to the public but we are asking that you bring a donation for Raptor, Inc.  Some items on their wish list include: Paper Towels / HE Laundry Detergent / Latex Gloves (small or medium) Dry Dog Food / Gas Cards

View Details

Horticulture Tram Tour 2023

Horticulture Tram Tour 2023

3/25/2023

Join Spring Grove's Manager of Horticulture, Brian Heinz, on this tram tour through Spring Grove's historic grounds. Brian will point out notable plants and share interesting facts about the Arboretum. Dress for the weather. Registration is required and will open on February 24, 2023 at NOON. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Arboretum events which will go to the Heritage Foundation.

View Details

Opening Day Parade 2023

Opening Day Parade 2023

3/30/2023

The Opening Day Parade is scheduled for March 30th. The Cincinnati Reds are playing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Spring Grove plans to participate again. For more information regarding the parade, please visit https://www.findlaymarketparade.com/.

View Details

Caracole 5K

Caracole 5K

4/2/2023

Spring Grove is honored to be the venue for this event. Please visit Caracole's website for more information. www.caracole.org

View Details

Easter Sunrise Service / Spring Grove Cemetery

Easter Sunrise Service / Spring Grove Cemetery

4/9/2023

Because you are important to The Spring Grove Family, you and your family are warmly invited to celebrate the glory of Easter morning with our family at our Annual Easter Sunrise Service.  This non-denominational service will be held outdoors (weather permitting) at the picturesque Lakeside Complex bordering Willow Water Lake.  Directional signage will be in place to direct you to the location.  In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held indoors in the Lakeside Mausoleum Complex.  This inspirational service includes musical selections, readings and an Easter message.  The service will last approximately thirty minutes.  You are also invited to join us immediately following the service for fellowship and refreshments. Reservations are not required; however, you are encouraged to arrive early for best seating and parking. For more information, please log onto our website, www.springgrove.org or call 513.681.7526.   

View Details

Easter Sunrise Service / Oak Hill Cemetery

Easter Sunrise Service / Oak Hill Cemetery

4/9/2023

Because you are important to The Oak Hill Family, you and your family are warmly invited to celebrate the glory of Easter morning with our family at our Annual Easter Sunrise Service. This non-denominational service will be held outdoors at the picturesque Angel Statue Complex.  Staff and directional signage will be in place to direct you to the location.  In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held at Spring Grove Funeral Home / Tri County, just across the street from the cemetery.  If necessary, relocation message will be posted on (513) 853-2280.  This inspirational service includes musical selections, readings and an Easter message.  The service will last approximately thirty minutes.   Reservations are not required; however, you are encouraged to arrive early for best seating and parking. For more information, please log onto our website, www.springgrove.org or call (513) 853-2280.   

View Details

Matt's 5K Pursuit

Matt's 5K Pursuit

4/16/2023

Spring Grove is honored to be the venue for this event. Please visit the Matt Haverkamp Foundation website for more information.

View Details

Twilight Tour April 2023

Twilight Tour April 2023

4/20/2023

Twilight Tours are walking tours offered once each month, April and June through September. Beginning in 2023, there will be a $5 fee for Twilight Tours which will go to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on March 22, 2023 at NOON.

View Details

History In Bloom 2023

History In Bloom 2023

4/23/2023

Please join us for an afternoon filled with History, Heritage and Horticulture as we present a variety of tours to delight all interests and ages.  We turn back time as horse drawn carriages ride through the arboretum on a beautiful Spring Sunday.  The rides begin at Noon and run continuously until 3:30PM.  Along the route see some of Spring Grove’s Champion trees, beautiful blossoms, lush green foliage, art, architecture and wildlife.  You will even meet some of our more notable ‘residents.’ Walking tours will be led by our knowledgeable docents.  Topics will be offered at each time:  12:00, 1:30, and 3:00.  Tour topics will be announced at a later date. Advance reservations are not required; simply sign up at the information table the day of the event.  Dress appropriately and come rain or shine!  All tours and activities begin at the main entrance just before the railroad overpass at Spring Grove. 

View Details

Arbor Day Walking Tour 2023

Arbor Day Walking Tour 2023

4/28/2023

Celebrate Arbor Day at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. Join Spring Grove's Director of Horticulture on this walking tour acknowledging the majestic trees in the arboretum. Registration is required and will open on March 31st at noon.

View Details

Bulb Pulling 2023

Bulb Pulling 2023

4/30/2023

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum plants over 23,000 tulips every year and strives to donate all of the bulbs.  Volunteers are invited to join Spring Grove’s horticulture staff in digging the tulips.  All tulips will be bagged and sorted by color.  Any who volunteer are welcome to take home one bag per person of the tulips of their choice at no charge.   Please bring a trowel, kneeling pad, gloves, etc.  Event held rain or shine. Please bring non-perishable food items to exchange for your bag of tulips.  All items will be donated to the Free Store Food Bank. Registration is required.  Registration will open on April 1, 2023 at NOON. 

View Details

Summer Gate Hours Begin 2023

Summer Gate Hours Begin 2023

5/1/2023

Spring Grove's summer gate hours begin on Monday, May 1, 2023.  Spring Grove's gates will be open until 8:00pm on Mondays and Thursdays through August. 

View Details

Public Tram Tour May 2023

Public Tram Tour May 2023

5/3/2023

Public Tram Tours are offered three times each month May through October. There is a $5/person donation to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 4, 2023 at noon.

View Details

Early Morning Bird Walk 2023

Early Morning Bird Walk 2023

5/6/2023

Gather at the Norman Chapel and meet the amazing birds of Spring Grove on this expert-guided walk.  Flock together with fellow bird lovers and expert ornithologist, Jeff Hays, to search for over 200 species that roost and nest at Spring Grove.  This is an excellent outing for families and beginning birders are especially encouraged to attend.  The walk will last about an hour and a half with moderate walking.  Please bring binoculars if you have them.  Dress for weather conditions.  Start your Saturday morning surrounded by nature!  Registration is required and will open on April 7, 2023 at NOON. 

View Details

Weekend Walkabout May 2023

Weekend Walkabout May 2023

5/7/2023

Weekend Walkabouts are walking tours offered once each month, May through October. There is a $5/person donation to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 8, 2023 at noon.

View Details

Mother's Day 2023

Mother's Day 2023

5/14/2023

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Spring Grove Family wishes to pay tribute to all Mothers.  We will be distributing flowers to all of our visitors on Sunday, May 14, 2023.  Carnations, the floral symbol of Mother’s Day, will be available from 11:00am - 4:00pm in our Customer Service Center (just inside the main gate of the cemetery) and also at information tents located on the grounds.  Carnations represent purity, strength and the endurance of a mother’s love. 

View Details

1:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023

1:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023

5/21/2023

Public Tram Tours are offered three times each month May through October. There is no charge for this tour. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 22, 2023 at noon.

View Details

3:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023

3:00 Public Tram Tour May 2023

5/21/2023

Public Tram Tours are offered three times each month May through October. There is a $5/person donation to the Heritage Foundation. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will open for this tour on April 22, 2023 at noon.

View Details

Stay up to date

Sign up to get the latest information on current events at Spring Grove and to be notified of new products and services.