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.


"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.

South Carolina Elvis Festival

September 11 - 14, 2014
Newberry, South Carolina

This year’s festival will celebrate the 60 Years of Rock 'n' Roll by presenting two headline shows starring the top two artists paying tribute to Elvis’ early years - Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Cody Slaughter and Dean Z. The festival will also feature a three-day preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis, held during Elvis Week in August. For more information call 1-888-406-5885 or visit SouthCarolinaElvisFestival.com.

Elvis FANtasy Fest

October 10-12, 2014
Portage, Indiana

This year, Indiana’s Elvis Fantasy Fest welcomes back Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, DJ Fontana. DJ will host the Saturday night dinner prior to the fabulous Saturday night “Red, Hot and Blue” headliner show. The festivals will also featured a special presentation of the film short called “Nobody” and performances by Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Dean Z among many others. The weekend will also feature a preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and this year will be presenting both a professional and a non-professional division. For more information please call 1-888-406-5885 or visit ElvisFantasyFest.com.

Ocean City Elvis Festival

October 24 - 26, 2014
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel Ocean City, Marylan
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The October season ending festival has found a new home at the beautiful Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel on the Atlantic in Ocean City, Maryland. The three-day Elvis Festival will include two headline concerts and a three-day preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest inside the beautiful hotel which features 250 hotel rooms and 80 condos. All of the performers and guests will find comfort under one roof. All concerts and after-hours parties will take place at the resort. For more information please call 1-888-406-5885 or visit OceanCityElvisFestival.com.

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.

American Queen Elvis Cruise

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 AmericanQueenSteamboatCompany.com.

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.

Georgia Elvis Festival

March 12 - 15, 2015
Brunswick, Georgia

This annual event is a three-day festival celebrating the life and music of Elvis Presley through live performances of his music. The festival features two headline shows, on Friday and Saturday and is proceeded by a free opening ceremony on Thursday night, held in Mary Ross Park. The weekend also features a three-day preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. More details to be announced soon. For more information, call 1-888-406-5885 or visit GeorgiaElvisFestival.com.

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

LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival

May 28 - 31, 2015
Lake George, Michigan

Details will be announced soon. Tickets for the 2015 LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival will go on sale Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. ET. For more information call 1-888-406-5885 or stay tuned to LakeGeorgeElvisFest.com.

Tupelo Elvis Festival

June 4 - 7, 2015
Tupelo, Mississippi

Tupelo Elvis Festival is a musical celebration designed to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s native son, and the impact that his music has on the world. Each year's festival features regional, national and local artists along with a Sunday Gospel Concert and a preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. In addition to all of the great music, the festival features a number of local food vendors, a carnival midway, pet parade, beauty pageant, 5k run, disc golf, movie poster exhibit, and much more. Learn more by visiting TupeloElvisFestival.com.

*Specific event locations and details are subject to change.