Chatham-Kent Municipal Cemeteries welcomes the appropriate use of all cemeteries.

Specific public activities are scheduled throughout many of our cemeteries from April through November annually. 

Easter Sunrise Service at Maple Leaf Cemetery









Event listing change on a regular basis and details for each event will be posted as they are confirmed. 



2019 Events


April 21

Easter Sunrise Service      (approx. 7:00 a.m.)

 Maple Leaf Cemetery Chatham - behind the Maple Leaf Mausoleum at sunrise


April 1

Removal of Seasonal Floral Displays and Wreaths

All winter floral arrangements and wreaths are to be removed for spring maintenance

May 12

Mother's Day

Come and celebrate all mothers at our cemeteries

May 26

Decoration Day

Legion Field, Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham

June 2

Decoration Day

Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim

June 2

Memorial Service for the Unborn, 2:00 p.m.

Garden of the Unborn, Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham 

June 9

Decoration Day

Dresden Cemetery, Dresden

June 16

Father's Day

Come out and celebrate all fathers at our cemeteries

June 23

Decoration Day

Bothwell Cemetery, Bothwell

Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg

Oct 18, 19, 25, 26

Historical Cemetery Strolls,  7:00 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 

 7:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham