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Welcome to the official blog of Elvis Presley’s Graceland! You can take Elvis-inspired quizzes, get first-looks on events here at Graceland and how-to guides on everything you need to know about Elvis and his home. Like Elvis, we come with a little southern charm

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'Jailhouse Rock' - The Trivia Game

Just last week, we celebrated the 60th anniversary of one of the most iconic moments in Elvis' long, legendary career: "Jailhouse Rock."We're keeping the festivities going this week with a "Jailhouse Rock" trivia game. How well do you know the movie? Find out if you'll be dancing to the jailhouse rock or if you'll be sentenced to a year in jail (just kidding).If you love playing Elvis trivia games, check out these games on the Graceland Blog:Get an A in ElvisElvis' 1957Elvis 101Graceland Triv... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, November 9, 2017

Flippy, Real Flippy: 'Jailhouse Rock' at 60

One of Elvis’ earliest and most prolific pop culture-changing moments happened 60 years ago this month: “Jailhouse Rock” was released on November 8, 1957. “Jailhouse Rock” was Elvis’ third movie, but thanks to the electrifying dance scene, Elvis’ leading man status and the iconic inmate costume, the film is one of the most famous Presley pictures. It’s more than a highlight of time in the movie business; it’s one of the most well-known ... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, November 3, 2017

'Elvis on Tour' Turns 45

Elvis Presley’s award-winning, final film, “Elvis on Tour,” was released 45 years ago this week. “Elvis on Tour” covers Elvis’ 15-city tour in the United States in April 1972. It’s Elvis’ second concert documentary, a follow-up to the 1970 documentary, “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is.” “Elvis on Tour” features concert, rehearsal and backstage footage, interviews with Elvis and his father, Vernon, plus footage of fan... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 27, 2017

Step Up Your Selfie Game at Elvis Presley's Graceland

When you visit a location as iconic as Elvis Presley's Graceland, you have to take time to take the perfect selfie. After all, what's better than having your photo made in front of the king's castle, or with his gorgeous Pink Cadillac, or with his Gold Records? We love seeing the creative photos and selfies that guests have snapped at Graceland - in fact, we've dedicated several past blog posts (here and here) to the best shots taken here. But back in March, we opened up our ... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 20, 2017

Elvis Presley's "Clambake" at 50

“You just said the magic word.” “’Clambake’?” “Yeah!” Elvis Presley’s colorful, swinging 60s romp “Clambake” was released 50 years ago this year. In the film, Elvis stars as Scott, the son of a millionaire who’s looking to make it on his own without his dad’s help. During a drive to Florida, Scott meets Tom (Will Hutchins), a waterskiing instructor, and the guys strike up a conversation. The guys decide to s... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 13, 2017

Get an 'A' in Elvis - Trivia Game

Could you ace a class on the King of Rock 'n' Roll?Find out with our Elvis trivia game, and see if you can get an 'A' in Elvis.And don't forget: to become an Elvis expert, you have to walk in his footsteps at Graceland. Make your plans to visit today!  Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 6, 2017

Elvis Presley's #1 Hits - Part 3

One of the most breathtaking sights at Elvis Presley’s Graceland is the wall of Gold, Diamond and Platinum Records hanging in the Elvis: The Entertainer Career Museum. It’s an entire wall full of awards – and there are even more awards on the surrounding walls. This year on the Graceland Blog, we’re celebrating Elvis’ Number 1 hits. Check out part one and part two, and now, here’s part three. “Hound Dog” "Hound Dog" and "... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Elvis Presley Takes Care of Business

Long before he was the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, long before he was a millionaire, Elvis Presley was a working stiff like the rest of us. It’s hard to imagine Elvis – studded jumpsuit Elvis, rock ‘n’ rolling ’68 Special Elvis, movie star Elvis or gold lame Elvis – working a 9 to 5, but a young Elvis had to make a living. This Labor Day weekend, let’s take a peek at how Elvis took care of business long before he came to wear those TCB neckl... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, August 31, 2017

Elvis Week Day 8 - A Graceland Wedding and Ultimate Advice

By Jon Waterhouse For the first time in my life, I’m a best man in a wedding. A best man for a groom I have never met. At the altar inside Graceland’s Wedding Chapel in the Woods —it’s located behind the Elvis Presley Enterprises corporate office and next door to Graceland— I stand next to Berend Peters. He and his girlfriend of 12 years, Naomi Quijs, traveled all the way from the Netherlands to tie the knot on Elvis’ property. In an effort to have a ... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Saturday, August 19, 2017

Elvis Week Day 7 - The Guest House and Shop-A-Thon, Part Two

By Jon Waterhouse During Elvis Week last year, I got a sneak peek at the Guest House at Graceland under construction. I was instantly impressed by its exterior design directly inspired by the Colonial Revival style of the Graceland mansion. Ever since, I’ve imagined what it would feel like crashing at a posh hotel fit for rock royalty. Now one year later, the 450-room Guest House serves as my home base for Elvis Week 2017. I’ve been soaking up the sights, sounds, and surroun... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, August 18, 2017