Community Events, Road Closings, & Holiday Happenings

Cypress Hills Cemetery 5k Run Through History

  Join us on Sunday, June 23rd to honor one of NYPD's Finest   in our 7th Annual 5k Run Through History.   The 5k run/walk is in honor of Detective Peter Figoski of the   75th precinct and all proceeds will are donated to   two amazing...

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Road Closure Notice

  Please be advised   The cemetery will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, June 23rd from   8am - 12pm for our 7th Annual 5k Run Through History   in honor of fallen NYPD Detective Peter Figoski.   We thank you in advance for your...

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Black History Month – Notable Feature (2)

  Aida Overton-Walker   Known as the "Queen of the Cakewalk", Ms. Walker was a prominent   African American vaudevillian in the early 1900's.   Performing as an actress, singer, dancer and choreographer,   her success was unparalleled and she...

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Black History Month – Notable Feature

  Edwin R. Woodriffe     Edwin R. Woodriffe was born in Brooklyn in 1941.  After graduating from   Fordham University and working in the Treasury Department,   he went on to accept a position with the FBI as a Special Agent.   ...

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Celebrating Black History Month

Cypress Hills Cemetery celebrates Black History Month all February long by highlighting the lives of notable African Americans resting at Cypress Hills        

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Meet Santa at Cypress Hills

  Join us on Saturday, December 8th as we celebrate the Holiday Season with our 7th Annual Meet Santa Event.   Our event will feature a Holiday Train ride and pictures, gifts and hot chocolate with Santa!   The event is free for all!    Register now...

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All Souls’ Day Mass

  Join us on Friday, November 2nd as we honor all our loved ones who have passed before us.   All Souls' Day Mass will be celebrated by Father Wlad Kubrak   of St. Pancras Church at 10am at Cypress Hills Abbey Chapel.     You can register for...

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Halloween Party 2018

  Cypress Hills Cemetery is proud to host our   5th Annual Halloween Party   Sunday, October 21, 2018   from 10am - 1pm    Visit EventBrite: "Cypress Hills" for more information and to register   The event is hosted for free to all    Join us in...

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Food and Clothes Drive

Cypress Hills Cemetery is pleased to announce that our Annual Food and Clothes Drive has begun and will run throughout the months of July and August.   We will be collecting canned food items, boxed cereals and boxed juices and other non-perishables.  We will...

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NOTICE: Roads closed to vehicle traffic June 24, 2018

Please be advised: The cemetery will be closed to visitation on Sunday, June 24th from 8am-12pm for our 5k run in honor of Fallen NYPD Detective Peter Figoski. Visitation will be opened at 12pm and will continue until 4:30pm. Thank you for your understanding and...

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Meet Santa at Cypress Hills Cemetery

  Join us for our 6th annual   Meet Santa at Cypress Hills   Come by on Saturday, December 9th  1pm to 4pm to enjoy holiday train rides, hot chocolate and cookies, and visit with Santa for a picture and a gift.    Admission free to...

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