Elvis Festivals & Events

What’s the best way to commemorate the life and music of Elvis? Events, celebrations and “concerts,” of course! Below are a list of officially licensed Elvis festivals, events and contests taking place around the world. Be sure to visit this page often for updates as new Elvis events will be added as they are confirmed.

"Elvis Experience" Starring Martin Fontaine

Now - August 31, 2014
Theatre Capitole

Le Capitole presents 50 new show dates for this great production devoted entirely to Elvis' Las Vegas years. Accompanied by 24 musicians and eight singers, Martin Fontaine transports Elvis fans back to the early '70s as Elvis Presley returns to the stage and makes entertainment history. Relive the exciting experience of attending one of the King of Rock 'n' Roll's live concerts at the Las Vegas Hilton. Martin Fontaine performs all of the great songs of Elvis Presley, backed by the magnificent musical arrangements of a great orchestra. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting or by calling 1-800-261-9903.

2014 Graceland Lighting Ceremony

November 21, 2014
Memphis, Tennessee

Experience the magic of the holiday season when the holiday lights come alive for another year at Graceland in Memphis on November 21, 2014. Join special guests as we "flip the switch" and officially light the Graceland property and kick off the holiday festivities. We are predicting a 100% chance of snow and Santa, decked out like the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, will also be available for pictures with the kids following the lighting ceremony. See a recap of the 2013 Lighting Ceremony.

Graceland at Christmas

November 21, 2014 – January 8, 2015
Memphis, Tennessee

Enjoy tours of Graceland decorated for the holidays. The traditional decorations include his display of hundreds of blue lights along the driveway, a life-size Nativity scene, a Santa sleigh and reindeer on the north lawn, and the house decorated throughout with Christmas trees and decorations. Learn more.

Elvis-Themed Cruise with American Queen Steamboat Company

December 5, 2014 - December 13, 2014
Board in Memphis, Tennessee; Ends in New Orleans, Louisiana

Put on your blue suede shoes and board the American Queen Luxury motor-coach. Begin your cruise with a Graceland Platinum tour, which includes an interactive iPad tour of the Graceland Mansion, plus time to explore all of the outlying museums and lunch fit for a king at one of Graceland’s Elvis-themed eateries. Get ready to travel down the mighty Mississippi as memory flows deep and sentiment eddies and swirls along its banks. The romance of the antebellum era and lively Cajun culture are found everywhere you turn. Book your cruise today by visiting

2015 Elvis Birthday Celebration

January 7 - January 10, 2015
Memphis, Tennessee

Join us for Elvis’ 80th birthday celebration in 2015! Special events will include the annual Birthday Proclamation Ceremony, Official Insiders Event, Birthday Pops Concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, panel discussions and more. Stay tuned for more updates and learn more about past birthday celebrations by clicking here.

2015 Scout Day at Graceland

March 21, 2015
Memphis, Tennessee

Scout Day is an annual spring event that welcomes hundreds of Boy and Girl Scouts to Graceland for the chance to earn achievements toward ranks or pin/belt loop/merit badge requirements in subjects such as art, music, citizenship, American heritage and more. Download the Scouts Rock at Graceland registration form to take part in next year's event. For more information, call Graceland Reservations at 901-332-3322 or 800-238-2000 or click here

*Specific event locations and details are subject to change.