Upcoming Events

Westminster Hall remains closed, but the Burying Ground is open. For information click here.

Poe is Dead 2020!

Watch Again!


Join the Facebook Live Community on October 10, 2020 at 4:00pm. They will pay tribute to writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe. The annual commemoration usually held on the grounds of Westminster Hall and Burying Ground will be virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions. View tributes, performances and theatrical readings. This event is hosted by Edgar Allan Poe: Evermore. For more information email Poe is Dead.

Doors Open Baltimore

Westminster Hall: Where Baltimore Rests in Peace

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, noon

Doors Open Baltimore features free arts & cultural events at participating venues and organizations throughout Baltimore City. This year Doors Open Baltimore 2020 includes free virtual programs throughout the month of October. The majority of tours are live and hosted on Zoom and Facebook Live. Doors Open Baltimore is presented as part of Free Fall Baltimore, presented by BGE and Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) and produced by Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA).

Halloween at Westminster Hall, Virtual Event

Saturday, October 31, 2020, 4:00pm

We wish we could welcome all ghosts and goblins to the cemetery for our annual Halloween event, but this year we're asking everyone to stay in their haunted house!  Westminster Hall and the Burying Ground will be closed. Be sure to log on and take a virtual tour of Westminster Hall, the Burying Ground and the Catacombs. More information to come!


Tours with Baltimore Heritage - 

Westminster Hall and Burying Ground have partnered with Baltimore Heritage to bring you The Catacombs Under Westminster: "Two Hundred Years of Tombs and Edgar Allan Poe’s Gravesite."  Please check back for dates. 

Lunch Under the Pipes (LUP): Beginning in Spring 2021

The University of Maryland Carey School of Law and Westminster Preservation Trust, Inc. are proud to sponsor "Lunch Under the Pipes," a free lunchtime recital series featuring Westminster Hall's beautifully restored 1882 Johnson pipe organ.  People attending the recitals are invited to bring their lunch. For information or to be added to our mailing list, please call us at 410-706-2072 or email us at info@westminsterhall.org. 

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