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.
Easter Egg Hunt
9 AM -
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
Free, open to kids up to 10, space limited so registration is required!
The cemetery staff and volunteers invite our youngest of friends to join us for an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 13th at 9:00 AM! This free, fun event is o...
African American History Tour
1 PM -
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. The south's first African-American millionaire. A hero of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic. The city's first African-American schoolteacher. These are only three of the individuals you will learn about, and visit, during this African-American History Tour of...
Tree Tour of Elmwood
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Elmwood is home to almost 1,400 trees. Many of these trees are tagged, but there's so much more to know about a tree than its scientific and common name. Some of the trees that live in Elmwood are older than the cemetery itself - those are the trees we...
After Hours: Behind the Closed Gates
6 PM -
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. As the sun sets, the shadows grow long in the cemetery. We invite you to step back in time with us and experience the world of days gone by during an After Hours Tour of Elmwood Cemetery. We'll lock ourselves in and go on an adventure in the middle of the city...
Jimmy Ogle's Center-of-the-Cemetery Tour
9 AM -
Historian Jimmy Ogle has delivered hundreds of presentations on the history of the city of Memphis and he's always a hit! His work has focused on the Gayoso Bayou, the Commercial Appeal, the wreck of the Sultana, and Memphis history. This walking tour of Elmwood will illuminate Jimmy's...
Jimmy Ogle's East-Side Tour of Elmwood
11 AM -
Jimmy Ogle's West-Side Tour of Elmwood
Jimmy Ogle's South-Side Tour of Elmwood
2:30 PM -
Scandals & Scoundrels: After Hours
Among Elmwood's 75,000 residents are the famous and infamous. Sinners and saints. Mayors and madams. Politicians and perfectly ordinary citizens. Each of them has a story to tell...and some of those stories don't have happy endings.
Join us for a look at the lives of those who ...
Bicycle Tour of Elmwood
Tour Elmwood Cemetery from your bicycle? Yes!
Join tour guide Cookie 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 residents.
The tour is being offered on Saturday, May 2nd at 11:0...
Scandals & Scoundrels