Event info


Free Parking

There is FREE parking inside Elmwood & Pinewood Cemetery; all automobile traffic must enter through the  245 N. Cedar Street entrance. The main entrance on 6th Street will be open to foot traffic only.  There are metered parking spaces on several of the streets near Settlers’ and are  free all day on Saturday. 

Complimentary Shuttle Service

FREE shuttle service  between  Settlers' and Elmwood/Pinewood cemeteries will run every 10 minutes, beginning at 1 o'clock and ending at 3:45  Pickup/Drop Offs are at the corner of W. 5th St and Poplar and at the 6th St. Elmwood entrance.  Rides are generously being provided by Queen City Rides . Call them the next time you have company visiting and take them on a fun and informative tour of  Charlotte.  And, if you are walking  anywhere in between, feel free to flag them down.


FREE bottled water is available at the three Welcome Tents plus a water station in Pinewood located at #8 on the program map.  Donations are appreciated. 

Southern Belles

Our young girls, dressed in white, will be strolling in Elmwood/Pinewood Cemeteries to greet our visitors and offer assistance if need. 

Rain Date

Event will happen rain or shine.  If the weather is questionable, look for a notice on this website ,  FaceBook and Twitter #VFTP.   So please say a prayer for a beautiful spring day.