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28 upcoming events in 16 cities.

From Brooklyn, New York to Tambopata, Peru, and beyond.

Dec 14
Brooklyn, New York

Atlas Obscura LIVE!: HOLIDAYS

Special guests join the writers and editors of Atlas Obscura for our very own holiday-themed variety show!
Holidays under the famous dome.
Dec 15
Chicago, Illinois

Give the Lady What She Wants: A Marshall Field’s Scavenger Hunt

Explore Chicago's historic State Street department store on this unique scavenger hunt.
The House of Embers
Dec 15
Denver, Colorado

The House of Embers

You are formally invited.
Dec 16
Pasadena, California

Haunted Shack Gardens After Dark

Step inside the private garden of self-taught artist Shrine for an exclusive nighttime tour with Atlas Obscura and Cartwheel Art Tours.
Dec 17
Rockville, Maryland

F. Scott Fitzgerald Flashlight Memorial

Join us in celebrating author F. Scott Fitzgerald by visiting his former final resting place and his current one.
Dec 17
Philadelphia

An Evening Creepy Crawl

Where entomology and thanatology meet.
Dec 17
Altadena, United States of America

Hoppy Holidays at The Bunny Museum

Hop into the holidays with an after-hours visit to the world's largest bunny collection.
Dec 18
Denver, Colorado

Obscure Sojourns: CO-Brew

Join Denver Obscura Society to learn about brewing at this free speaker event.
Crab Nebula
Dec 21
Seattle, Washington

The Life and Death of Stars

Join astrophysicist Anand Thirumalai in the Henry Art Gallery's Skyspace, Light Reign, to explore how stars are born, evolve, and die.
A common site to all Chicagoans...and film buffs.
Jan 12
Chicago, Illinois

Location, Location, Location! A Hunt for Movie Magic

Race to discover the Chicago locales featured in famous Hollywood films.
 Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Jan 13
Los Angeles, California

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

A celebration of life, death, architecture, and the patron saint of Los Angeles.
Be there and be square
Jan 13
Washington, D.C.

Atlas Obscura and Nerd Nite DC Present: Chowing Down on Gastro Obscura!

Ring in 2018 with our pals at Nerd Nite D.C. as we get nerdy about the world's most wondrous food and drink.
Old Zoo
Jan 14
Los Angeles, California

Abandoned Zoo Ruins

Roam the grounds of L.A.'s old zoo, former home of Ivan the Terrible.
Pillars Park
Jan 14
Seattle, Washington

Urban Arbortechture

Join artist Susan Robb on a tree trek that looks at social justice, city planning, and public and private space.
Jan 20
Santa Monica, California

Church of Type

Discover a treasure trove of typography, tools, and techniques before this letterpress shop leaves SoCal
Jan 21
Queens, New York

New York City Secrets Within Calvary Cemetery

Explore NYC history, hidden inside sculptural monuments and mafioso grave sites, as you take in iconic city views on this cold weather walking tour.
Jan 21
Seattle, Washington

Hidden Histories of the International District

Join activist and community leader Ron Chew and photographer Dean Wong for this special walking tour of Seattle's historic Chinatown-International District.
Jan 21
Beverly Hills, California

Beverly Hills Obscura

You don’t have to be rich to live in Beverly Hills, but you do have to be weird.
The tracks
Jan 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Discovering Dupont Underground

Decades after Dupont's underground trolley tunnels were abandoned, they're alive once again.
A photochrom postcard published by the Detroit Photographic Company
Jan 27
Los Angeles, California

The Lost and Long-Gone Graveyards of Los Angeles

Join writer and Field Agent Hadley Meares as we tour the sites of LA's forgotten burial grounds.
A young Frances Glessner Lee
Jan 27
Chicago, Illinois

Murder in a Nutshell

Spend an evening with Frances Glessner Lee - heiress, millionaire, and crimefighter.
Diorama #8 "God's Universal Form"
Feb
3 - 4
Los Angeles, California

The Dioramas and Animatronics of the Bhagavad-gita Museum

Ready to experience Krishna's Transcendental Manifestations?
Resting Waters
Feb 3
Seattle, Washington

The Afterlife of Pets and Resting Waters

Meet the founders of Washington State's first pet aquamation facility to learn about an alternative and earth-friendly form of disposition.
Sleeping Beauty's castle, in Disneyland. Anaheim, CA
Feb 10
Anaheim, California

The Secret Life of Disneyland

Discover the hidden world inside the Magic Kingdom
Pillars Park
Feb 18
Seattle, Washington

Urban Arbortechture

Join artist Susan Robb on a tree trek that looks at social justice, city planning, and public and private space.
Feb 24
Chatsworth, California

Vegan Food Factory

Discover how vegan mayonnaise is made on this exclusive factory tour of Follow Your Heart Restaurant.
RedBird Sports-Jeffmont Putter Bending Machine
Feb 24
Seattle, Washington

Jeffmont Golf Club Manufacturing Tour

Meet the founder and operators of RedBird Sports-Jeffmont for an in-depth discussion and private viewing of the artful craft of golf club fitting and manufacturing.
Mar
3 - 9
Tambopata, Peru

Expedition Amazon

Come experience rare wildlife and conservation biology on this adventure deep into the jungle.
Dec 13
Washington, D.C., United States

A Dreamy Garden Gathering in D.C.

We invite you to a fantastical garden party, featuring the wondrously-strange Hendrick’s Grand Garnisher!
View of Georgetown
Dec 10
Washington, D.C.

The City Within the City

Join former White House speechwriter Ed Moser for the strangest tour of centuries-old Georgetown.
Dec 4
Denver, Colorado

Speaker Series: Where Have You Been?

Come share your travel-related stories of the funny, tragic, embarrassing, wonderful, and curious.
Dec
2 - 3
Brooklyn, New York

Oddities Holiday Market: Exclusive VIP Presale Tickets

Find gifts like no other at the Oddities Holiday Market, curated by Ryan Matthew Cohn!
Dec 3
Los Angeles, California

Secret Japanese Village

Step inside the private collection of fashion designer Peter Lai.
Restoration project
Dec 2
Irwindale, California

A Home for Wayward Carousel Horses

Visit a menagerie of whimsical merry-go-round creatures in various stages of restoration.
Dec 2
Mojave, California

Soledad Goat Sanctuary

"Pet-able not edible."
Gabba Arts District
Dec 2
Los Angeles, California

Murals of the Gabba Art District

Join us as we explore a labyrinth of vibrant murals in the alleyways of Historic Filipinotown with Cindy Schwarzstein, founder of Cartwheel Art Tours.
The Getty Tomb
Dec 2
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery Walking Tour

Explore both the celebrated and overlooked histories of Graceland Cemetery.
Ruins of Seneca Quarry Stonecutting Mill
Dec 2
Poolesville, Maryland

The Ruins of Seneca Quarry

Join us for a guided hike through crumbling ruins with ties to the Smithsonian Castle and a presidential scandal.
JIKAI, Film Still
Dec 1
Washington, D.C.

Dupont Underground & Atlas Obscura Present: Brian Dailey’s Odyssey

Join us as we learn how artist Brian Dailey literally lit up Times Square.
Dec 1
Barcelona, Spain

Wagnerian Barcelona Tour and Opera Concert

Come experience theater, opera, and Richard Wagner on this unique and immersive celebration in the heart of Barcelona.
Nov 27
Denver, Colorado

Speaker Series: Dos Luces Brewery

A Sneak Peek at Craft Beers from Dos Luces, Including a New American Chicha and Pulque.
Prairie Avenue Mansions in previous centuries.
Nov 25
Chicago, Illinois

Prairie Avenue Obscura

A walking tour through Chicago’s elite Prairie Avenue.
Stained glass adorns the mausoleums inside.
Nov 19
Chicago

Rosehill Cemetery Walk

Strange history carved in stone.
Nov 18
San Francisco, California

The Night Garden of Serenissima: A Venetian Fairy Tale

Experience an immersive evening of spectacle and intrigue hidden within a historic San Francisco castle.