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Memphis, TN 38116

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Elvis Birthday Celebration

January 5-8, 2023

Elvis Presley’s Graceland celebrates the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s birthday each year with four days of special events. Join us in Memphis on January 5-8 as we honor Elvis Presley’s birthday with concerts, movies, conversations and more! This year’s festivities include our annual Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony, Memphis Symphony Orchestra concert with Terry Mike Jeffrey, Conversations on Elvis, plus a very special Elvis screen show to mark the 50thanniversary of Aloha from Hawaii!

Tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Schedule of EventS

Thursday, January 5

GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS!  
10:00 am. Guest House Theater, The Guest House at Graceland.           

FREE    
Enjoy Elvis on the big screen as he plays Ross Carpenter, a Hawaii-based fishing guide and sailor who enjoys boating and sailing out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he seeks to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he built with his father. Ross is caught in a love triangle with two women: childish, insensitive club singer Robin, and sweet Laurel. When Wesley Johnson makes advances on Laurel, Ross punches him out. Wesley owns the boat, so Ross thereby loses it. Laurel, however, is not who she pretends to be. Ross must choose between her and Robin.

PARADISE, HAWAIIAN STYLE 
1:00 pm. Guest House Theater, The Guest House at Graceland.
FREE          

Spend your afternoon with Elvis on the big screen as he plays Rick Richards, who returns to his home in Hawaii after being fired from his job as an airline pilot. He and his buddy Danny Kohana go into the helicopter charter business together. But Rick's reckless flying and his careless flirting with local women may cost Rick the business and Danny his home. Disaster looms as Danny becomes overdue on a flight after Rick has been grounded by government officials. Rick must decide if he should risk losing his license forever by going to look for his friend.

CLUB ELVIS, HAWAIIAN STYLE: DINNER, DANCING & A MOVIE
6:00 pm. Guest House Ballroom, The Guest House at Graceland.
Tickets: $80; Also included in Birthday Packages BUY TICKETS

Kick-off Elvis’ Birthday Celebration with an evening of dinner, dancing, and Elvis on the big screen. Enjoy a delicious dinner buffet while watching Elvis on screen in a fan-favorite film “Blue Hawaii.” After dinner, enjoy a Club Elvis dance party with DJ Argo. 

GRACELAND CHRISTMAS UVIP TOURS 
Tour Times: 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Graceland Mansion.      
Tickets: $259 BUY TICKETS                                                                                                     

Elvis’ Birthday Celebration will offer the last chance to experience our Christmas UVIP Tours during the holiday season. Christmas UVIP Tours allow guests to explore the grounds of Graceland decorated for the holidays after-hours with an expert guide! Hear stories of what it was like to spend Christmas with the king at Graceland, enjoy holiday photo ops both inside and outside Graceland Mansion, and take an outdoor tour of the Graceland Mansion grounds decorated for the holidays' tour the grounds to see the beautiful lights and get up-close looks at the festive lawn decor that was part of Elvis' annual decorating tradition. The tour ticket also includes daytime access to Elvis Presley's Memphis and a tour of Elvis' airplanes, and a $20 food voucher to use at one of our Elvis Presley's Memphis restaurants. 

Friday, January 6

GRACELAND EXCURSIONS: TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI

Departs from The Guest House at 8:30 am, returns to Guest House by 3:30 pm.
Tickets: $99.00/adults (ages 11 & up); $79.00/children (ages 5-10).  BUY TICKETS
While Elvis Presley became the biggest name in music history and achieved worldwide fame and fortune, his roots in the Northeast Mississippi city of Tupelo were humble. Guests will experience the rural setting of Elvis' upbringing and see where it all began in the two-room house where the King of Rock ‘n' Roll was born on January 8, 1935, the church he attended in his youth and see artifacts from his modest beginnings. 

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11:00 am. Guest House Theater, The Guest House at Graceland.
EXCLUSIVE FOR PINK CADILLAC AND BLUE SUEDE BIRTHDAY PACKAGE BUYERS ONLY. 

AFTERNOON CHRISTMAS TOURS

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Graceland Mansion. 
Tickets: $93 Adults (11 and up); $60 Youth (5-10)  BUY TICKETS

Elvis would always leave his Christmas decorations up until after his birthday in January. Graceland continues that tradition today and fans in town for Elvis’ Birthday Celebration will have the chance to experience our holiday tours one more time during this season. Enjoy the beauty of Graceland decorated for Christmas during afternoon tours of Graceland Mansion, featuring live tour guides throughout the mansion sharing stories about what it was like spending the holidays with the King of Rock' n' Roll at Graceland. The tour ticket includes daytime access to Elvis Presley's Memphis and a tour of Elvis' airplane. 

Birthday RECEPTION

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Lightning Lounge, Elvis Presley's Memphis.
EXCLUSIVE FOR PINK CADILLAC AND BLUE SUEDE BIRTHDAY PACKAGE BUYERS ONLY. Package holders receive early access to the Lightning Lounge before the Elvis Birthday Pops Concert to enjoy light appetizers and refreshments.  

ELVIS BIRTHDAY POPS CONCERT FEATURING TERRY MIKE JEFFREY
AND THE MEMPHIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

7:00 pm. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley's Memphis.
Tickets: $70, $60, $50, $40; Also included in Elvis Birthday Packages BUY TICKETS

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents their annual Elvis Pops Concert live at Graceland Soundstage. Musician and singer Terry Mike Jeffrey and his band join members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for a special birthday salute featuring music from all facets of Elvis’ amazing career. A can’t miss concert experience!

Saturday, January 7

FOUNDERS BREAKFAST

9:00 am. Guest House Ballroom, The Guest House at Graceland.
PRIVATE EVENT FOR FOUNDERS ONLY. More information will be sent directly to Founders. 

CONVERSATIONS ON ELVIS

10:00 am. Guest House Theater, The Guest House at Graceland.
Tickets: $28; Also included in Elvis Birthday Packages 
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Hosted by Tom Brown, hear the stories from those who knew the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll best. Guests are to be announced soon. 

AFTERNOON CHRISTMAS TOURS

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Graceland Mansion. 
Tickets: $93 Adults (11 and up); $60 Youth (5-10) BUY TICKETS

Elvis would always leave his Christmas decorations up until after his birthday in January. Graceland continues that tradition today and fans in town for Elvis’ Birthday Celebration will have the chance to experience our holiday tours one more time during this season. Enjoy the beauty of Graceland decorated for Christmas during afternoon tours of Graceland Mansion, featuring live tour guides throughout the mansion sharing stories about what it was like spending the holidays with the King of Rock' n' Roll at Graceland. The tour ticket includes daytime access to Elvis Presley's Memphis and a tour of Elvis' airplane. 

ELVIS: ALOHA FROM HAWAII 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

7:00 pm. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley's Memphis.
Tickets: $70, $60, $50, $40; Also included in Elvis Birthday Packages BUY TICKETS

2023 marks the 50th anniversary Elvis’ groundbreaking Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite concert, which was performed at the Honolulu International Center on January 14, 1973 and was the first entertainment special by a solo artist to be broadcast live around the world. It is estimated that between 1 and 1.5 billion viewers watched the king’s special. During Elvis’ Birthday Celebration, the concert comes home to Graceland for a very special Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii 50th Anniversary Concert event. See Elvis’ Aloha from Hawaii concert live on the big screen, featuring vocals by the king himself, backed by a live band on stage. A 50th anniversary tribute to this landmark concert event! 

ELVIS ’68 SPECIAL SCREENING

10:00 pm. Guest House Theater, The Guest House at Graceland.
EXCLUSIVE FOR PINK CADILLAC AND BLUE SUEDE BIRTHDAY PACKAGE BUYERS ONLY.

Sunday, January 8

Elvis birthday Proclamation Ceremony
8:30 am. North Lawn, Graceland Mansion. 

Enjoy a ceremony with EPE officials, a birthday cake cutting and a proclamation of Elvis Presley Day by Memphis and Shelby County officials. Fans who are unable to attend can watch the ceremony online for free via Graceland's Livestream page. 

BIRTHDAY CAKE AND COFFEE

Complimentary birthday cake and coffee served at Vernon’s Smokehouse, located across the street from the mansion at Elvis Presley’s Memphis, immediately following the ceremony.

AFTERNOON CHRISTMAS TOURS

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Graceland Mansion. 
Tickets: $93 Adults (11 and up); $60 Youth (5-10) BUY TICKETS

Elvis would always leave his Christmas decorations up until after his birthday in January. Graceland continues that tradition today and fans in town for Elvis’ Birthday Celebration will have the chance to experience our holiday tours one more time during this season. Enjoy the beauty of Graceland decorated for Christmas during afternoon tours of Graceland Mansion, featuring live tour guides throughout the mansion sharing stories about what it was like spending the holidays with the King of Rock' n' Roll at Graceland. The tour ticket includes daytime access to Elvis Presley's Memphis and a tour of Elvis' airplane. 

GRACELAND CHRISTMAS UVIP TOURS 
Tour Times: 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Graceland Mansion.      
Tickets: $259 per person - SOLD OUT

This will be the last chance to experience the all-new Christmas UVIP Tours during the holiday season. Christmas UVIP Tours allow guests to explore the grounds of Graceland decorated for the holidays after-hours with an expert guide! Hear stories of what it was like to spend Christmas with the king at Graceland, enjoy holiday photo ops both inside and outside Graceland Mansion, and take an outdoor tour of the Graceland Mansion grounds decorated for the holidays tour the grounds to see the beautiful lights and get up-close looks at the festive lawn decor that was part of Elvis' annual decorating tradition. The tour ticket also includes daytime access to Elvis Presley's Memphis and a tour of Elvis' airplanes, and a $20 food voucher to use at one of our Elvis Presley's Memphis restaurants

MULTIPLE DATE EVENTS

FREE WALK-UP TIMES FOR MEDITATION GARDEN

During Elvis’ Birthday Celebration, we will offer free morning walk-up visits to Meditation Garden from 7:30 am - 8:30 am on the mornings of January 5-8.  Evening walk-up hours TBD based on special evening tour schedule. More to be announced. 

 

Elvis Birthday Celebration Ticket Packages

Check out our package options below that offer best-in-the-house seating, exclusive events, and a great way to get all your tickets in one easy package!
 
 

ELVIS BIRTHDAY PINK CADILLAC PACKAGE - $445 

SOLD OUT

Celebrate Elvis’ Birthday with a package that offers best-in-the-house seating and package perks! The Package includes: 

  • Ticket to Club Elvis Hawaiian Style featuring Dinner, Dancing and a Movie on January 5, including early entry to the Guest House Ballroom
  • Show & Tell/Q&A with Angie on January 6 in the Guest House Theater
  • Pre-concert Reception on January 6 at the Lightning Lounge 
  • Seating in First Two Rows at Elvis Birthday Pops Concert featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey on January 6 at Soundstage
  • Front-of-the-House Reserved Seating at Conversations on Elvis on January 7 at Guest House Theater
  • Seating in the First Two Rows at Aloha from Hawaii 50th Anniversary Concert on January 7 at Soundstage
  • ’68 Special Late Night Screening on January 7 at Guest House Theater
  • Exclusive Photo op with Elvis’ Birthday Cake on January 8 (Package Exclusive)
  • Daily Pass to Elvis Presley’s Memphis for January 5-8
  • Graceland Parking Pass for January 5-8

ELVIS BIRTHDAY BLUE SUEDE PACKAGE - $375

SOLD OUT

Make your birthday planning quick and easy, and enjoy some special benefits along the way! This package includes:
  • Ticket to Club Elvis Hawaiian Style featuring Dinner, Dancing and a Movie on January 5, including early entry to the Guest House Ballroom 
  • Show & Tell/Q&A with Angie on January 6 (Pink/Blue Package Exclusive)
  • Reception prior to MSO Pops Concert on January 6 (Pink/Blue Package Exclusive)
  • Reserved Seating at Conversations on Elvis on January 7
  • Front of the House Seating at Elvis Birthday Pops Concert on January 6 
  • Front of the House Seating at Aloha from Hawaii Concert on January 7 
  • ’68 Special Late Night Screening on January 7 at Guest House Theater
  • Daily Pass to Elvis Presley’s Memphis on January 5-8
  • Graceland Parking Pass on January 5-8
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STAY AT THE GUEST HOUSE AT GRACELAND

Located just a few steps from the gates of Graceland Mansion and recently awarded AAA’s Four Diamond Award, The Guest House at Graceland is inspired by the same warm Southern hospitality that Elvis Presley always showed his guests. Recognized as one of the top hotels in Memphis, every aspect of this new hotel reflects Elvis’ personal style and the unique character of Graceland. Enjoy royal treatment from the helpful staff and world-class amenities that would make the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll proud. It is the perfect place to stay when enjoying Graceland and everything that Memphis has to offer.

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