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.
A Virtual Visit with Edgar Allan Poe
7 PM -
Edgar Allan Poe returns to Elmwood Cemetery!
Back by popular demand: Edgar Allan Poe returns for this special virtual event just in time for Halloween! The author himself (portrayed by literary historian Rob Velella) returns from beyond the grave to read several of his...
Hallowed History Tour
9 AM -
Hallowed History at Elmwood Cemetery!
Taking place on Saturday, October 31st this year is our first-ever Hallowed History Tour of Elmwood Cemetery!
Join staff in particularly small groups for a walk around the oldest active cemetery in Memphis. See towering mon...
Scandals & Scoundrels: A Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
11 AM -
The Scandals & Scoundrels Tour is back!
Elmwood Cemetery is the final resting place of governors, senators, teachers, veterans, poets, holy men and women, all of whom have interesting stories.
But some of the deep history found at Elmwood comes with a quest...
1 PM -
3 PM -
The Blue Moon Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
5 PM -
We're touring the cemetery after hours.
It's not every year that this special event takes place during the month of October. A Blue Moon is the second full moon of a month, and we thought: let's mark the occasion with a tour of the cemetery by flashlight.
Scandals & Scoundrels Tour: All Saints' Day Encore
An encore presentation of the Scandals & Scoundrels Tour on All Saints' Day!
But some of the deep hi...
All Saints' Day: A Twilight Tour of Elmwood
4 PM -
Let's walk through the cemetery after hours...
The festival of All Saints' Day comes from a conviction that there is a spiritual connection between those in Heaven and on Earth. We invite you to join us on Sunday, November 1st, for a flashlight tour of Elmwood ...
Tree Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
12 PM -
It's the tree tour of Elmwood!
Elmwood Cemetery is a Level 3 arboretum, but what does that mean, exactly? There are 90 species identified and tagged, and we're excited to share with you what makes a select portion of these exceptional. From tulip poplars to oak...
Read In Peace Book Club: Zoom Style
5:30 PM -
Read in peace - with us!
Join Elmwood Cemetery staff and other book lovers for this online edition of the Read In Peace Book Club. We're meeting online on Tuesday, November 17th at 5:30 pm to talk about our 3rd selection, Fever Season by ...