824 S. Dudley St.Memphis, TN 38104901-774-3212
OFFICE HOURS Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm | Saturday 8 am - noon
Elmwood Cemetery's grounds are open every day from 8 am till 4:30 pm. There is no admission charge.
Tales at Twilight Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
5:30 PM -
Walk with us through the cemetery after we close the gates.
Join Elmwood's Executive Director Kim Bearden for this After Hours tour and learn about Victorian cemetery symbolism, our majestic trees, and the many fascinating people who reside in the cemetery. Experie...
Soul of the City: Memphis Music (Oct. 6-7-8)
5 PM -
Scandals & Scoundrels: A Tour of Elmwood
5:30 AM -
Scandals & Scoundrels is back!
Elmwood Cemetery is the final resting place of governors, senators, teachers, veterans, poets, and holy men and women, all of whom have interesting stories!
But, some of the deeper history found at Elmwood comes with a questio...
Staying Alive! A Triumphant Cemetery Tour
10:30 AM -
Whistling past the graveyard.
Cats have nine lives. These Elmwood residents did, too. One survived an epidemic that took every member of her household. Another survived the 1812 New Madrid earthquake that made the Mississippi River flow backwards, creating Reelfoot Lak...
4:30 PM -
Stories in the shadows.
Join Elmwood's Executive Director Kim Bearden for this Tales at Twilight Tour and learn about Victorian cemetery symbolism, our majestic trees, and the many fascinating people who reside in the cemetery. Experience Elmwood with us as the sun...
Cemetery Cinema Double Feature: Soul of the City & Hocus Pocus
6 PM -
A special Cemetery Cinema double feature.
This Cemetery Cinema event is brought to you by Dillard Companies, InCity Realty, and Simmons Bank.
Cemetery Cinema is back with a special double feature showing of Elmwood Cemetery's original film, The Soul of the ...
BOO-Cycle Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
Bike through history at Elmwood Cemetery.
Tour Elmwood Cemetery from your bicycle? Yes! Join tour guide Cookie Hatchett for this bicycle-friendly history tour of Elmwood. Visit sites of beauty and learn the history of the city as told through the lives of Elmwood resid...
From the Beyond: Ghosts, Spiritualism, and Cemeteries
1 PM -
All will be revealed.
Anyone who works at a cemetery (technically, a cemetarian) knows that the number one question posed to them by the public will always be: have you ever seen a ghost? The question is often in jest, but inquiring minds se...
True Crimes of Bygone Times: A Tour of Elmwood
2 PM -
Let's take a closer look at what went wrong.
True crime stories of decades past - that's what we're featuring on this fascinating tour of Elmwood Cemetery. Who was accused of lacing her cookies with arsenic? Who was at the center of a nationwide missing per...
4 PM -