What’s the best way to commemorate the life and music of Elvis? Events, celebrations and concerts, of course! Below is a list of each officially-licensed Elvis festival, event and contest taking place around the world. Find details about the date, location, and artists that will perform at each event. Be sure to visit this page often for updates as new Elvis events will be added as they are confirmed. Choose an event from the list below and come celebrate with us!
Elvis at The O2
December 12, 2014 - August 31, 2015
The O2, London, England
Britain will get personal insight into the life of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, through the largest Elvis retrospective ever mounted in Europe, Elvis at The O2: The Exhibition of His Life. Opening at The O2, London on December 12, the nine month exhibition will showcase over 300 artifacts direct from the Presley family’s treasured Graceland Archives, some of which have never been exhibited outside of Graceland in Memphis. For more information, visit ElvisAtTheO2.com
Graceland Presents ELVIS: The Exhibition - The Show - The Experience
Begins April 23, 2015
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Elvis Presley's Graceland and Westgate Resort & Casino will bring the authentic Elvis Presley back to Las Vegas for the first time in 40 years. Graceland Presents ELVIS: The Exhibition - The Show - The Experience will include an expansive, new permanent exhibition featuring hundreds of artifacts never before displayed outside of Graceland, and live entertainment shows that celebrate the life and legacy of Elvis Presley. It's all happening at the Westgate, then known as the International Hotel, where Elvis performed over 600 record-breaking, sold-out shows. Graceland Presents ELVIS opens April 23. Visit Graceland.com/Vegas
Ultimate ETA Contest at IP Casino Resort
May 1-2, 2015
IP Casino Resort, 850 Bayview Ave., Biloxi, Mississippi
Brown Productions is pleased to present the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest at the IP Casino Resort Spa located in Biloxi, Mississippi. Over two days we will hold multiple rounds of competition with our winner going on to compete as the semifinal in Memphis during Elvis Week 2015. All rounds of competition will be backed by "Fever" The Band. The IP is rated AAA Four Diamond and recognized as the Mississippi Gulf Coast's premier casino resort. A true entertainment destination, the IP features nearly 1,100 elegantly appointed hotel rooms and suites; a 70,000-square-foot casino floor, a 1,400-seat theater; 73,000 square feet of meeting and convention space; and a spa and salon. Eight restaurants offer a range of dining experiences sure to delight any palate, including two AAA Four Diamond offerings: THIRTY-TWO, a steak and seafood restaurant, and Tien, an upscale Asian restaurant. To reserve your hotel room or purchase tickets, please go to ipbiloxi.com
. ETAs interested in competing can sign up at elvistributefest.com
LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival
May 28 - 31, 2015
Lake George, New York
The 2015 Lake George Elvis Festival will feature performances by Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Shawn Klush and Cody Slaughter, international tribute sensation Chris Connor and last year’s festival winners, David Lee, Mario Kombou and Bruce Stewart. The festival includes a three-day preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest with over 40 artists expected to compete. And don’t miss the debut performance of “Elvis Meets the Beatles” featuring Louise Harrison’s Liverpool Legends. Tickets are currently on sale. Call 1-888-406-5885 or visit www.ElvisFestival.com
for more information.
Tupelo Elvis Festival
June 4 - 7, 2015
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
Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival
June 11 - 14, 2015
Legends in Concert theater, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Two giants in tribute entertainment, Legends in Concert and Sherry Management, LLC, have partnered to bring Elvis fans from around the
globe to the new Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival. The inaugural event will be four days long and will feature performances by Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Cody Slaughter and award winning Elvis Tribute Artists Dwight Icenhower, Michael Chambliss, Vic Trevino Jr. and Austin Irby. The festival also includes a three-day preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and a performance of Legends in Concert. Tickets are currently on sale. Call 1-888-406-5885 or visit www.ElvisFestival.com
for more information.
Penticton Elvis Festival
June 25 - 26, 2015
Okanagan Lake Park, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Celebrate Elvis as the Penticton Festival celebrates its twelfth anniversary. Dozens of tribute artists grace the outdoor stages, which are set around the picturesque Okanagan Lake, along with special guests. It's a wonderful weekend of remembering Elvis through his extensive musical library, and touching stories from those who knew him about how he touched their lives. For tickets or information on how to compete, visit PentictonElvisFestival.com.
Europe’s Tribute To Elvis Festival
July 3rd – 5th, 2015
Blackpool, Lancashire, England
The third annual Europe’s Tribute to Elvis Festival will take place at the World famous Blackpool Winter Gardens. This three-day festival will be creating a world class event honoring everything that Elvis stood for. The event will be hosted by Tees Events Ltd with the winner representing Europe's Tribute to Elvis in the Ultimate ETA Contest Semifinal in Memphis in 2015. The festival will also feature Elvis -themed shows, including some of the world's best Elvis tribute artists gracing the stage in the Empress Ballroom. Plus, they will have special guests, merchandise stalls, after-show private parties, raffles and much more. For more information please visit ElvisFestival.co.uk.
Michigan Elvis Festival
July 10 - 11, 2015
This annual festival includes the largest tribute artist contest in North America, candlelight vigil, gospel hour, antique car show, costumes and much more.Visit MIElvisFest.org
for more information.
Collingwood Elvis Festival
July 23-26, 2015
Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
The annual Collingwood Elvis Festivals will feature special guests, an Ultimate ETA Contest preliminary round, concerts, a parade and much more. Visit the Collingwood Elvis Festival's website
for more information.
Elvis Themed Mississippi River Cruise and Tour
December 5 - 13, 2015
Memphis, Tennessee to New Orleans, Louisiana
Memory flows deep and sentiment eddies and swirls along the Lower Mississippi River. The romance of the antebellum era and lively Cajun culture are found everywhere you turn. Fertile cotton fields, vast sugar cane plantations and imposing pillared mansions will transport you back in time as will the Civil War battlefields. When cotton was king and plantation life was at its zenith, our young nation went to war with itself, pitting brother against brother, North Against South. Learn more about the cruise.
Parkes Elvis Festival
January 6 - 10, 2016
Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
Australia's biggest Elvis festival, Parkes Elvis Festival, includes everything from film screenings and parades to busking competitions and Elvis Trivia. More than 18,000 are expected to attend the 2015 festival and celebrate Elvis' birthday.Learn more about the festival.
*Specific event locations and details are subject to change.