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Elvis Sightings

Elvis Sightings

Elvis Presley's impact in contemporary culture can be seen every day throughout the world. Have you experienced any Elvis sightings on your favorite TV show, movie, magazine, book, play or any other cultural or social event? We feel it’s worth sharing.

Please add details about your own Elvis sightings below and enjoy reading the ones submitted by other people. Be sure and tell us your first name and your hometown. 

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Adele Elvis Book
Vogue did 73 Questions with Adele (but she actually let them ask her 95, which she graciously answered) and it was in her home. The interviewer walked around her home and he showed her book shelf. See what I see?
Wednesday, 03 November 2021
Dancing with the Stars
It was Horror night on Dancing with the Stars and as a tribute to  the movie "Cujo". They danced to Elvis Hound Dog 
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Elvis poster at pizza shop

Saw this Elvis Presley poster at the pizza shop so of course I had to get my photo with it and show it off to people.


Saturday, 23 October 2021
Lone Star 911
Elvis singing "Fever" during a scene.
Sunday, 17 October 2021
Bounty Hunter Elvis In the Background
Look at the picture on the wall behind the dog the bounty hunter. He was talking to Dr Oz virtually. He must be a fan . So am I !
Thursday, 14 October 2021
Muppets Haunted Mansion
Scooter dressed as Elvis on new Muppet Haunted Mansion
Thursday, 14 October 2021
Elvis Football Game
As we were watching our Nebraska huskers play Michigan look who I see yep Elvis right there on the sideline . Someone was holding a signal poster of none other than Elvis I knew Elvis was a husker fan I just had to share as I couldn’t believe it.
Sunday, 10 October 2021
Lunch with the King
We were eating at Fuddruckers in Houston, Texas and my nieces sat by Elvis!
Saturday, 09 October 2021
Elvis and Goofy
I was watching Disney's "A Goofy Movie", and there is a scene in it where Goofy and his son Max are in a diner and in the background is an Elvis character at the diner counter. 
Friday, 08 October 2021
Elvis painting in Central Pennsylvania
While having a bite to eat at a little restaurant called Cill and Grill in Bald Eagle, PA a few Mike's from our home in Stare College. PA,  I spotted a oil painting of Elvis hanging on the wall.   Blessings, Jan Oakes
Tuesday, 05 October 2021
Season 21 The Viice
Season 21 Voice contestant picked by Blake Shelton signing Heartbreak Hotel 
Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Elvis sighting in Kentucky
I saw this picture in the lobby of the Radisson  hotel  in Northern Kentucky . It said the Man in Black and the King. Of course it was Elvis with Johnny Cash .  
Saturday, 18 September 2021
Chuggers Bar and Grill- Cannon Falls MN
Coming home into Cannon Falls, MN, Chuggers bar, walked in and this picture was on the wall, we knew it was the perfect place.
Monday, 13 September 2021
Elvis at Rehoboth Beach
Elvis presiding over the famous beachside restaurant Gus & Gus
Friday, 10 September 2021
Elvis Sighting

While on vacation, I spotted Elvis on the balcony at a nearby motel! 8/31/2021

Wednesday, 01 September 2021
Raising Caines

Elvis sighting at Raising Caines in Parker Colorado.  Went to fill my drink, looked up and there was Elvis😊

Saturday, 21 August 2021
Elvis Graceland
Elvis Graceland home on tour in Parade magazine, noted August 15, 2021
Sunday, 15 August 2021
Sighting in Natchez, MS
Elvis sighting in Natchez, Mississippi! An artist redition of Elvis was spotted at a restaurant called "Fat Mama's Tamales!" My husband and I were on a weekend getaway for our anniversary. 
PS - We we're married at Graceland in 2015!
Sunday, 08 August 2021
Elvis tickets!
Saw this at a Mower shop here in Sellersburg, Indiana (10 miles from Louisville, Kentucky)
Sunday, 08 August 2021
Elvis Sighting

When we got to the campground; River's Edge in Steven's Point. We saw Elvis sitting near the beach lake. A full size figure of the King. Being an Elvis fan my entire life I had to get a picture. I talked to the campground owner and he said Elvis makes his way around the campground. They like to move him around from time to time. He might be near the pool, then in the bar/restaurant always moving around.


Wednesday, 04 August 2021
Metal fans love Elvis too
Saw this picture in a book I own of the band Metallica. Bass player Jason Newsted is wearing a shirt that says Elvis: Still The King
Saturday, 24 July 2021
Zillow Gone Wild

On zillow gone wild - They featured a house with an Elvis room!

Wednesday, 14 July 2021
Corfu, Greece sighting
I was in Corfu, Greece riding a  scooter when came upon a very small town. I was walking the streets when I came upon a small photographic store. In the window was a small picture in a frame of Elvis. This put a smile on my face.
Monday, 12 July 2021
A Fool's Gold Loaf
In the movie "What If," Wallace and Chantry enjoy one of Elvis's celebrated sandwiches.  
Sunday, 11 July 2021
Elvis Movies
While browsing through the new T.V. Guide (page 45), for the month of July, TCM's Star of the Month is Elvis!   On July 1st starting at 9 CST (Elvis time!) is Double Trouble, followed by Clambake and then Live a Little, Love a Little.
Friday, 02 July 2021
Elvis sighting
Eating at the Blue White Grill in downtown Martinsburg WV sighted Elvis on the wall watching us
Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Homestead Rescue

I'm watching the newest episode of the show Homestead Rescue on Discovery channel and they are helping out family living just outside Tupelo. Right at the beginning of the episode they mention Elvis being born in Tupelo and show his birthplace. They also tell the story of him getting his first guitar at Tupelo Hardware store and then they actually go in the store and show the spot where Elvis got his guitar in the store and some other items the store has today. The awesome part is that in the episode Marty Rainy decides to build a full scale replica of Elvis' birth house for the livestock on the Homestead of the family that they are helping out on the show. The episode is called Missippi Mayhem for anyone who wants to watch it. It's on Discovery channel or Discovery + and also on demand on some cable/satellite providers. And again the show is called Homestead Rescue. 

Saturday, 26 June 2021
Elvis Sighting in Poland
Elvis sighting at Hard Rock Café in Gdansk, Poland!
Friday, 25 June 2021
Kate Spade
I placed an online order from Kate Spade recently.  When I got the shipping notification, it said "Your order has left the building.".  I thought that was a sweet nod to Elvis. 
Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Elvis Sighting
Elvis Sighting: Took a drive up the canyon and stopped at the Five and Dime in Salida, Colorado. Found this gem..
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Elvis Sighting
ELVIS SIGHTING- Just drove in from Kansas City to visit Graceland (tomorrow can't wait, will be for first time!). I'm eating dinner at Exlines on Elvis Presley Boulevard, and they have a big photo of the Million Dollar Quartet hanging behind the counter. So I know I'm in good company! 
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Elvis Sighting

Perhaps I have never paid attention before but I was walking on my treadmill today and had Girls! Girls! Girls! on the television while listening to music (Elvis of course) on my IPod. I noticed an Elvis sighting within another Elvis movie! Blue Hawaii anyone?

Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Elvis sighting on Jeopardy!
Elvis sighting on Jeopardy!
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Elvis Sighting
I am watching Private Practice (Season 2, Episode 3).   At the beginning of the episode, they played "What I'd Say"".   
Monday, 21 June 2021
Elvis in Raising Canes-Lakewood,Ohio
As you enter into the Raising Canes in Lakewood, Ohio you are greeted by a portrait painting of Elvis Presley with a crown over his head paying homage to the King of Rock n Roll.
Sunday, 20 June 2021
Elvis playing fast pitch
At a girls fast pitch softball game in Marion, IL, one of the Canadian players' walk-up song was Elvis singing Suspicious  Minds. 
Sunday, 20 June 2021
Elvis sighting!
Elvis sighting!  An Elvis-themed hot air balloon is at the Bluff City Balloon Jamboree in Collierville this weekend.  Event is sold out.
Friday, 18 June 2021
Elvis Sighting
An Elvis sighting this weekend. In Fredericksburg, TX going into Clear River Ice Cream Bakery and Deli Elvis greets me...
Sunday, 13 June 2021
Elvis sighting
Today the new Conjuring The Devil Made Me Do It, movie came out and about an hour into it, they started playing Suspicious Mind and even put it in the script. It fit perfect in the movie
Saturday, 05 June 2021
Article in Billings, MT gazette
This recipe was in in the Billings Gazette this morning.  Looks yummy 😋 
Wednesday, 02 June 2021
While vacationing in the Outer Banks had an Elvis sighting inside Bob's Grill.
Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Elvis Sighting @ Craft Store
Elvis sighting in Thornton, Colorado at a Craft DIY store.
Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Elvis cover of TV Guide
Outside my vet's office. A woman had an Elvis purse, made from a picture of Elvis on the cover of TV guide magazine. 
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Just as I took a seat in the waiting room and looked up at the TV, I saw the flash of an image of a hand-written sign on the table of a small town bake sale that read "Elvis Presley cake"! It was on the HGTV channel. Like we always say, ELVIS IS EVERYWHERE!!!
Monday, 24 May 2021
Elvis sighting in the latest Costco flyer
Elvis sighting in the latest Costco flyer.
Sunday, 23 May 2021
Elvis sighting at one of our local restaurants!
Elvis sighting at one of our local restaurants!
Sunday, 23 May 2021
Elvis in a New Movie!
I was watching 'Army of the Dead' which just premiered on Netflix staring Dave Bautista (Gaurdians of the Galaxy).  The movie opens with a young couple who just got married in Las Vegas and who are taking their picture under a highway Vegas sign.  While this is happening 'Suspicious Minds' is playing in the background!
Sunday, 23 May 2021
People Puzzler
On the Game Show Channel, I was watching People Puzzler on Friday, May 21, 2021.  There showed four different catorgaries for crossword puzzles and one of them was all about Elvis.  One other time on this same show, they had a catorgary Viva Las Vegas and Elvis was the answer to a question.  
Friday, 21 May 2021
Elvis sighting Jupiter’s Legacy on Netflix
Episode 1 of Jupiter's Legacy (new superhero show on Netflix) main character The Utopian, played by Josh Duhamel, reminisces with his wife (also a superhero) meeting a young army Elvis in the woods in 1958 Germany (while the song Loving You plays in the background). They recalled how they scared him with their abilities- "he thought we were a UFO!"  The Utopian calls Elvis "The King" and says "he was a good kid". 
Sunday, 16 May 2021
Elvis Songs in Zack Snyder’s Army of The Dead
I don't know if someone has reported this, but several Elvis songs are used in Zack Snyder's Army Of The Dead, a zombie action movie set in a Vegas overrun with zombies. There are also covers of his songs used in it. The sound so clear and sharp. A nice surprise!
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Elvis Sighting in Kamloops British Columbia, Canada

I was walking out and a young fellow was walking in wearing a t-shirt with "Elvis The King" on the front...this may not compare with high profile sightings as submitted by some viewers but for whatever reason it truly felt like I had just seen Elvis...

Friday, 14 May 2021
Elvis ghost in the novel Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
In this Book, the main character, Odd, is always pestered by the dead to help solve their deaths. He is assisted in a way by the ghost of Elvis. In a chapter, E is pointing at the two identical Elvis salt & pepper shakers and weeps(silently). It's later discovered that he weeps for his identical twin that died when but a child.
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Elvis On Fire
Watching 9-1-1 Lone Star this evening and a scene of a house on fire had Elvis singing FEVER!!  Wow!  Just goes to show you that he is not forgotten.  I am 68 years old & I listen to him every day.  No one compares to him.
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Jupiter's Legacy
On Netflix's show "Jupiter's Legacy," season 1, episode 1, two of the main characters (husband and wife superheroes) were reminiscing about meeting (and scaring) Elvis in a forest in Germany.  They said, "He was a good kid."    
Saturday, 08 May 2021
The King's Corner

Johnny's Hideaway is an Atlanta hot spot. There is a shrine to the King inside, in his own corner.

Friday, 07 May 2021
Elvis Sighting
Elvis sighting at The Shed Bar-B-Q restaurant in Mississippi.
Friday, 07 May 2021
Elvis sighting at Great Clips!
Elvis sighting at Great Clips!
Friday, 07 May 2021
Elvis Song on NBC Show
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist is a TV show in which the main character, Zoey, magically begins to hear people's innermost wants and desires through popular songs. The most recent episode, Zoey's love interest busts out singing "Suspicious Minds". Even tho' it was a very short version, It was a goose bump moment and such a pleasant surprise to see this on a current popular tv show.  Elvis is still present in our lives and that is a great feeling! Long Live the King!
Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Mask Mandates

Dinner at Boomerangs in Bethany, OK.  Even Elvis wears his mask!

Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Elvis Juice

My wife and I sat down at a pub in Atlanta, when I look at the drink menu, I saw ELVIS JUICE.  Here is my can.

Monday, 26 April 2021
En route to the beach
My husband and I were on our way to our local beach riding thru Dagsboro, Delaware when he said, "there's Elvis" I thought he was talking about on his country radio station. We passed by an auto shop with an Elvis statue in the window. It was so unique because the outfit and pose were that of Elvis from the 50s, but his face looked like 70s Elvis. Such a cool statue. We stopped and asked if we could get a pic and although we couldn't get inside, I was still thrilled that we got a picture. 
Saturday, 24 April 2021
My Elvis sighting last weekend
My Elvis sighting last weekend
Saturday, 24 April 2021
Elvis sighting
UOG (The Howard Center) ob/gyn has a Mother's Day giveaway yearly and this year their first clue is Jailhouse Rock by Elvis. 
Monday, 19 April 2021
Elvis sighting

Las Vegas Review Journal featured a story of Elvis's first appearance in Las Vegas in 1956. The story started on the front page: Elvis played to a room of an older crowd who did not know who Elvis was and he wasn't received very well .  Colonel Tom salvaged the show the next week by holding an afternoon concert for teens, charging $1 for admission and a free coke. Colonel Tom was in the lobby selling Elvis photos for 25 cents. The show was a smash!

Monday, 19 April 2021
Lucy show 1963

Watching the Lucy show with Lucille Ball on Amazon tv which was showen Feb 4 1963. Lucy said to her daughter., How are you going to tell you're daughter how hot Elvis was, Lucy then stars shaking her legs like Elvis does and sings the song you aint  nothing but a hound dog  


Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Family Ties

I was sitting watching a episode of Family Ties and saw 2 posters of Elvis in Alex's school radio station.  One was a drawing of Elvis in multi concerts poses and the other was a younger picture with a newspaper headline reading Elvis Presley dies at age 42. 

Monday, 12 April 2021
Elvis at Disney World
We took our 2 boys to Disney for spring break. In an effort to escape the FL heat for a few minutes, we ducked into "The American Adventure" in Epcot. It's a movie about how America came to be, how we've changed and the big influences along the way. Low and behold, of everything showed, my 5 year old picks the Elvis clip out and exclaims it for everyone to hear 💕 
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Godzilla vs Kong
Elvis' "Loving Arms" is in the Godzilla Vs Kong movie!  DJ JXL created the soundtrack - his name is familar because he also remixed Elvis' "Little Less Conversation"
Thursday, 01 April 2021
Hologram Elvis in Blade Runner 2049

In the movie, Blade Runner 2049, there is a 3 minute scene in which Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling are fighting in the lounge of an old, abandoned hotel in Las Vegas. In the background Elvis is performing on stage with his band and the Sweet Inspirations. He dances and sings Suspicious Minds and Can't Help Falling In Love while wearing the white Concho jumpsuit.


Friday, 26 March 2021
Elvis and Big Momma Thornton
This article was in the Smithsonian Magazine.   A tribute to Elvis and Big Momma Thornton.
Monday, 22 March 2021
Elvis sighting at dinner

My mom, Janet, was at dinner with a friend and she sent me this picture because she knows Elvis is my favorite. This was taken at a restaurant called Grady's that is located in Roseville, Michigan. My name is Rachelle and I'm from Warren, Michigan. I've been an Elvis fan since I was young, and it really stuck when I watched Lilo and Stitch and asked my mom if I've ever heard of this "Elvis guy". Since then, I've been all about Elvis and I'm always on the lookout for anything related   We even named our dog Presley.

Friday, 19 March 2021
Sunday Today with Willie Geist
On Sunday Today with Willie Geist, Willie had a segment on how vinyl records were spiking in sales. One of the record covers that was highlighted was an Elvis album. 
Monday, 15 March 2021
Elvis mentioned on the Dobie Gillis show
I was watching the reruns of Dobie Gillis show on Amazon's prime. Tuesday Weld reading a magazine mention how Elvis sang the blue bird of happines. Dobie went on to sing 'love me tender' on the show. Dobie Gillis is played by Dwayne Hickman.  The show aired November 10 1959. 
Friday, 12 March 2021
Coach. The TV show
Luther bought the Elvis suit from Viva Las Vegas at an auction & was dancing in it with Mimi from the Drew Carey show, who wore a Red wig & was pretending to be Ann Margaret.
Thursday, 11 March 2021
Elvis Sighting - Brittney, Graceland Insider
Elvis sighting at a new local Mexican restaurant I ate at last night! El Rayo, in Hattiesburg, MS. 
Saturday, 27 February 2021
Elvis sighting
I saw this on Ellen's game of games . It was on the bonus round . Ellen asked who is a natural blonde? The contestant said Marilyn Monroe, of course he was wrong . It was Elvis !!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Magazine Sighting
Tallahassee Magazine published an ad for a local Tallahassee, FL restaurant with a burger named for Elvis.
Saturday, 20 February 2021
Elvis Sighting
Elvis sighting: Went out to eat at Parrains in Baton Rouge and this was hanging on the porch.
Saturday, 20 February 2021
Elvis sighting on Wheel of Fortune
Tonight on Wheel of Fortune one of the puzzles was song lyrics and the lyrics were "I'm going to Graceland, Graceland"  from the song Graceland by Paul Simon.
Thursday, 18 February 2021
Elvis Sighting
Wheel of Fortune Elvis sighting! - Sandy, Graceland Insider
Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Elvis Sighting
I've been a casual Elvis listener for quite a while, but have found working from home the past ten years I like having background music on to past the time. Well, I've found myself listening to Elvis on SiriusXM most of my work day the past six months or so because I find the mood positive and uplifting.
I've enjoyed learning about his career and life so much so, that I've actually joined this group. So; in spirit of this Group, I'd like to report my first "Elvis Sighting" and it relates to my hobby of Slot Cars and I also know that Elvis enjoyed Slot Cars back in their heyday of the mid 1960s.
Please take a look at my attached photos of my latest arrival. I'm thinking Elvis would like this slot car. What do you all think? - Tom, Graceland Insider
Sunday, 14 February 2021
Elvis Dance Medley
I am such an Elvis fan and have been since I was 8 years old! So this year I decided I was going to have my 6-10 year old dance team to dance to Elvis!! Everyone that gets in my car doesn't change my radio station it is always on Elvis
Saturday, 13 February 2021
McGyver TV Show
Jerry from Hawaii Five O was a guest on there.  At the end of the show when he was leaving he said "Got to follow that dream where ever the dream may lead. So I'll see you on the flip side. God Bless the King!"
Saturday, 13 February 2021
Bern-in Love

Nation wide pet insurance Picture "A Hunk of Bern-in Love"


Wednesday, 03 February 2021
Elvis Sighting
Elvis "sighting"....my newest lipstick (I'll be honest I have a problem) From Bomber Betty (her stuff is amazing) This is called Velvet Elvis and 100% why I bought it. - Stephanie, Graceland Insider
Friday, 29 January 2021
Elvis' Graceland on the Weather Channel
We saw Graceland on the Weather Channel!
Friday, 22 January 2021
Elvis on CBS Sunday Morning
During the January 3 CBS Sunday Morning program Barry Gibb from the Bee Gees talks about making an album in Studio B, where Elvis also recorded!
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Elvis on Master Minds Game Show
Here's a screenshot taken while I was watching the game show Master Minds.  The question was about Elvis' Grammy’s - and the winning answer was Gospel! 
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
US Figure Skating Championship
Yarosiavi Paniot Skated to Elvis Medley and was awarded 4th place.
Monday, 18 January 2021
Jeopardy final question

Today's Final Jeopardy question (1/ 11/2021) in the category “1960s ... from a 1964 movie can be translated from Spanish as “long live the meadows” ... As for the translation, “Viva” is of course “ long live. The correct reply was "what is Viva Las Vegas?"

Monday, 11 January 2021
Plugger Comic

I submitted an idea for the Plugger comic strip, A Plugger makes at least one pilgrimage to Graceland in his lifetime...

It ran today.

Friday, 08 January 2021
King Cryolophosaurus (From the Dinosaur Train)
While watching The Dinosaur Train with my grand daughter, I heard a very familiar sound.  A likeness of the King.  This is what I found.  No... Waay! 
Thursday, 31 December 2020
How Elvis Helped America Eradicate Polio
Two very popular magazines Politico and Smithsonian ran the story of how Elvis Presley played a huge role in eradicating Polio from the US soil. 
Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Elvis, Polio and Politico

I know there have been a lot of sightings of the famous photo of Elvis getting the polio vaccine, but the on-line magazine Politico ran a whole article about it, putting his public sevice in a full context then and now. In addition to the famous vaccine photo, it also includes a photo I'd never seen before of Elvis visiting with two young girls who were victims of the disease.

Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Natural Beauty Fence in Wantagh, New York
The owner makes homemade wood signs using scrap fence wood, made this Elvis sign because he's a huge fan. Asked him what the theme was, he said every single on it would make him turn up the radio!
Saturday, 19 December 2020
Elvis mentioned by Rita Moreno
Today on CBS This Morning, a clip was shown of an interview with Rita Moreno.  She said she would be willing to get the covid vaccine publicly as an example to the Latinx community.  She said she thought it was great when Elvis was photographed getting a polio shot.  The clip ended with Rita saying that she had dated Elvis!
Friday, 18 December 2020
Elvis mentioned in Queen's Gambit
While in Mexico City, a fellow chess player asked about drive-in movies, were they real.  He mentioned Elvis movies and some others.  
Thursday, 17 December 2020
Elvis is mentioned on Duck Dynasty
Monday, 14 December 2020
Crosby, MN Hospital
Posted at out local hospital in Crosby, MN
Friday, 11 December 2020
Elvis mentioned on TCM

I was watching Turner Classic Movies on December 6:  Eddie Muller, the host of Noir Alley, was talking about Steve Cochran, the star of "Tomorrow is Another Day" in his remarks before the showing of the movie.  He described Steve Cochran as "the Elvis of noir"!

Sunday, 06 December 2020
Elvis sighting on Family Feud
I was watching family feud tonight and they asked a question what famous singer in heaven would’ve made $75 million this year and of course Elvis was on there!!😁
Friday, 04 December 2020
Elvis sighting
Elvis latte at Kiss Me Coffee in Prudenville, Michigan.  Had it and loved it.  
Thursday, 03 December 2020