Events

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.


The Collingwood Elvis Festival

July 23 - 27, 2014
Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
The Collingwood Elvis Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with a five-day celebration of the life, music, and career of Elvis Presley. With four Vegas-style shows, 100+ tribute artists, and multiple tribute artist competitions, if you’ve never been, this is the year! This year's festival pays tribute to #ElvisGold showcasing the gold singles, albums, and moments that made #Elvis famous, all brought to life by past Collingwood champions. Join the festival family and buy your tickets now at CollingWoodElvisFestival.com.

Hard Rock Last Chance

August 8 - 10, 2014
Memphis, Tennessee

Join the Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street, as they continue to host their annual Ultimate Last Chance Contest with live ETA performances August 8 - 10. The winner will represent Memphis in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest semifinals during Elvis Week 2014. Be a part of all of the fun as they perform iconic Elvis hits, from every decade, movie and genre. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Show at 9:00 p.m. $5 admission on August 8 - 9 and $10 admission for finals on August 10. Tickets can be purchased by visiting FreshTix.com. Visit Hardrock.com/Memphis for more information.

Elvis Week 2014

August 9 - August 17, 2014
Memphis, Tennessee

Elvis Week 2014 will take place Saturday, August 9 - Sunday, August 17, at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis. We are excited to be bringing back the Elvis Week Main Stage at Graceland this year so fans can enjoy their Elvis Week days on the Graceland campus with us and participate in some new exciting events! For a complete line-up of events, special guests, partners and more visit ElvisWeek.com.

The Auction at Graceland

August 14, 2014
Memphis, Tennessee

Fans and collectors from around the world are expected to participate onsite and online for this unprecedented auction, featuring artifacts authenticated by the new Graceland Authenticated. All of the items in the auction will be offered from third-party collectors and none of the items included in the auction will come from the treasured Graceland Archives. Learn More.  

"Elvis: That’s The Way It Is" in Theaters

August 17 - 20, 2014
Various Locations in the United States
Elvis fans will have the chance to experience the world premiere of the newly re-mastered "Elvis: That's The Way It Is" on the big screen at Elvis Week 2014. The screening will be held August 16, at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. For fans unable to attend the Elvis Week world premiere, you will still have a chance to see Elvis on the big screen when the newly-remastered "Elvis: That’s The Way It Is" hits almost 300 theaters in the U.S. following Elvis Week for a limited engagement. See a complete list of theaters or purchase tickets to the world-premiere during Elvis Week by visiting Ticketmaster.com.

"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 LeCapitole.com 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.

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.