GUTS is a friendly pumpkin carving contest featuring some of Charlotte's finest creatives. If you aren't carving, there is plenty to watch and do at GUTS. Tickets for the event are $10 for guests and children 12 and under are free. All proceeds from the tickets sales go directly to A Child’s Place.
WATCH THE CARVERS LIVE
Watch the "Iron-chef" style carving action live and up-close - we can assure that you'll be amazed at the creativity
TRICK OR TREAT
Trick-or-treating is available for all children.
STRIKE A POSE
Grab some of our props and get your photo taken in our live streaming photo booth.
Kids and Adults - Plenty of GUTS Halloween tattoos will be available for (temporarily) inking yourself silly.
DONATE TO A CHILD
Help Child Homelessness in Charlotte. Donate to help support children and their families. Look for donation boxes at our event where cash or check is accepted or at our checkout table for credit card donations.
Guests will have the opportunity to bid on one or more of their favorite pumpkins and take them home after the event. The silent auction will take place after the carving and before the winners are announced.
ENJOY A DRINK AND FOOD
Beverages will be available throughout the event
BUY A WINNING TICKET
We will be holding a 50/50 raffle, with all proceeds benefiting A Child’s Place. Purchase a raffle ticket and have a chance to win. The pot of the 50/50 Raffle is split in half, with half going to the lucky winner and the other half going to A Child’s Place. The more you buy, the more chances to win. Winners will be announced at the end of the event.