New this year! We are charging a fee to help us raise money for the nonprofit. Help us be able to bring this event back every year!
General Admission: $10.00. Children under 12 get in FREE!
Your ticket gives you access to both cemeteries.
Tickets are available online or at the door. Event is rain or shine.
Historic Elmwood Pinewood Cemetery: Enter through the 245 N. Cedar Street entrance or 700 W. 6th Street entrance.
Irwin Academy Center - Free parking is available at the Irwin Academy Center. The entrance to the parking lot is at the corner of Cates St and Clarkson St. Use the address 383 N Clarkson St, Charlotte, NC 28202 to get you to this location. There is a short walk to the Cedar St. entrance.
Gateway Village Parking Deck: Paid parking is available across the street from the 6th street entrance at the Gateway Village Parking Deck. 700 W. Trade St. Use address 700 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202. There are three (3) entrances to the garage. Two are located on 5th Street between Cedar Street and Wilkes Place; One on Trade at 700 W. Trade Street. The closest cemetery entrance is off 6th Street.
Settlers' Cemetery: 200 W 5th St, Charlotte, NC 28202
200 W 5th St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Limited on-street parking. We recommend parking at either of the two sites listed above and taking the shuttle from Elmwood. If you prefer, it is about a 10 minute walk.
A FREE shuttle, courtesy of C-Charlotte Tours!, will run between Settlers' Cemetery and Historic Elmwood Pinewood Cemetery every 20 minutes.
Within Historic Elmwood Pinewood, Queen City Rides is also providing FREE transportation for our guests that want a ride from one portrayer's site to another or want to take a break from walking. Take a seat at a CART STOP location or simply wave them down.
Food and beverage available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Historic Elmwood Pinewood Inc.
Pets are welcome. Please keep them leashed.