Events

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Visitors are welcome to step back into history and experience eighty acres of stately trees and statuary in the beautiful blend of nature and art that is Elmwood Cemetery.

Please come by the Victorian Carpenter Gothic Cottage which serves as our Visitor Center for maps, audio tours, picnic tables and handicap accessible restrooms. Research assistance is also available in the cottage, and security is on the grounds during business hours.



Tickets purchased for any of the events below are not refundable. Coupons are used for "Elmwood 101" tours only.  

Oct
27

Spirits With The Spirits

Party with history

Looking for tickets to the Spirits With The Spirits party at Elmwood Cemetery? Click here to be directed to the right place. Thanks! 

Nov
1

All Saints' Day Candlelight Memorial Service

Elmwood Cemetery is a place of remembrance, grief, and love. Elmwood Cemetery's All Saints' Day Memorial Service is dedicated to those who have attained heaven - those who have died, and ascended. 

Elmwood invites you to a special Candlelight Memorial Service in the Lord's Chapel on November 1st at 5 PM. This special evening of remembrance is open to all. Visitors will be invited to light a candle on display in the chapel.

This service is free. Space is limited. Please call the Elmwood Office at 901-774-3212, or email kim [at] elmwoodcemetery [dot] org for information.

Nov
4

Tree Tour of Elmwood

A Walking Tour

Elmwood is home to almost 1,500 trees and serves Memphis as a Level II Arboretum. Many of the trees at Elmwood have survived since before the cemetery was founded in 1852. This tree tour is a great way to familiarize yourself with Elmwood while getting to know the canopy that shades its residents and visitors. 

This tour is all-walking and begins at 10:00 AM. The cost is $10 per person. Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended. Register online below or call us with questions at 901-774-3212. 

Nov
12

BYOBike at Elmwood

A bicycle tour of the cemetery

Join volunteer Cookie Swain as she leads a bicycle tour of Elmwood Cemetery on Sunday, November 12th at 2pm. Bring your bike and enjoy a lovely afternoon of cycling back through the history of Memphis with a knowledgeable and fun tour guide! $15 per person. Our bicycle tours are big hits - register today!

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Dec
8

Cemetery Cinema

Sponsored by Swain Wealth Partners

Coming Soon!