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 Make-a-Wish.

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-treating is available for all children. Some of your favorite characters will be on hand to pass out the goodies.

Strike a Pose

Grab some of our props and get your photo taken in our live streaming photo booth.

Tattoo You

Kids and Adults - Plenty of GUTS Halloween tattoos will be available for (temporarily) inking yourself silly.

Donate to a Child

Help make a wish come true. Donate to our wish fund which will grant wishes to children in our local area. Look for wish collection boxes at our event where cash or check is accepted.

Buy Now

Guests will have the opportunity to purchase one of these amazing creations and take it home after the event. If you see something you like you can purchase during the carving. You must act fast, the pumpkins won't last long. Cash, check, and CC are accepted.

Enjoy a Drink and Food

BB&T Ballpark will be serving beverages and food throughout the event. Drink and eat for a cause!

Buy A Winning Ticket

We will be holding a 50/50 raffle, with all proceeds benefitting the cause. 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 Make-a-Wish.

The more you buy, the more chances to win! Winners will be announced at the end of the event.