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. Local community groups are invited and encouraged to contact us for appropriate event scheduling.

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. 


2018 Events


April 1

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 13

Mother's Day

Come and celebrate all mothers at our cemeteries

May 27

Decoration Day

Legion Field, Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham

June 3

Decoration Day

Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim

June 3

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

Garden of the Unborn, Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham 

June 10

Decoration Day

Dresden Cemetery, Dresden

Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg

June 17

Father's Day

Come out and celebrate all fathers at our cemeteries

June 24

Decoration Day

Bothwell Cemetery, Bothwell

Oct 12, 13, 19, 20

Historical Cemetery Strolls,  7:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and  8:00 p.m.

Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham