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3717 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

Only 10 minutes from downtown and 3 minutes from the Memphis Airport.

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3600 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

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Holiday Lighting Weekend

Graceland KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAYS
WITH THREE Days of Festivities

November 17-19, 2022

Fans are invited to experience an American holiday tradition as the Christmas lights come alive again at Graceland during the annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 17. Then, spend the weekend with us for three days of festive events, including the Elvis Christmas Peace Concert on Friday, November 18 and Dean Z's Rockin' Christmas Show on Saturday, November 19.

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Ticket packages and individual tickets to concerts are available - plus don't miss out on our afternoon Christmas tours, or enjoy evening UVIP tours of Graceland Mansion! Concert tickets go on sale Friday, September 16 at 1:00 PM CST. Founders and Insiders will be emailed directly regarding pre-sale opportunities.

HOLIDAY lighting WEEKEND TICKET PACKAGES

Our Holiday Lighting Weekend Packages offer the best seats in the house for our concert events, plus our package holders can enjoy an exclusive pre-concert reception and Christmas brunch. Packages go on sale on Friday, September 16 at 1:00 pm CST. Founders and Insiders will be emailed directly regarding pre-sale opportunities.

HOLIDAY WEEKEND PLATINUM PACKAGE - $465 

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The PLATINUM package includes exclusive front row seating at Soundstage concerts,  UVIP Christmas Tour, pre-concert REception, and a Christmas Brunch:
  • UVIP Christmas Tour, following Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 17*
  • Access to Pre-concert Reception at Lightning Lounge on Friday, November 18 - Exclusive for Package Holders
  • Front Row seating for Elvis' Christmas Peace on Friday, November 18
  • Christmas Brunch at The Guest House at Graceland on Saturday, November 19 - Exclusive for Package Holders
  • Front Row seating for Dean Z's Rockin' Christmas Show on Saturday, November 19
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*Platinum Package holders automatically qualify to receive the Elvis 45 Record Giveaway for this date: Blue Christmas/Merry Christmas Baby.

HOLIDAY WEEKEND GOLD PACKAGE - $277

Limited number available. 
The gold package includes front section seating at Soundstage concerts, afternoon christmas tours, pre-concert REception, and a Christmas Brunch:
  • Afternoon Christmas Tour During Holiday Weekend (can be used November 17-20)*
  • Access to Pre-concert Reception at Lightning Lounge on Friday, November 18 - Exclusive for Package Holders
  • Seating in Rows 2-4 at Elvis Christmas Peace on Friday, November 18
  • Christmas Brunch at The Guest House at Graceland on Saturday, November 19 - Exclusive for Package Holders
  • Seating in Rows 2-4 at Dean Z’s Rockin’ Christmas Show on Saturday, November 19
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*Any Gold Package holders who schedules their Afternoon Christmas Tour at least 48 hours advance for November 17, will automatically qualify to receive the Elvis 45 Record Giveaway for this date: Blue Christmas/Merry Christmas Baby. Any package holders touring on November 18-20 will not be eligible. 

 

holiday lighting weekend SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17
ELVIS 45 RECORD GIVEAWAY

Guests who purchase tickets at least 48 hours in advance to tour Graceland on November 17, up to 1000 tickets, automatically qualify to receive a custom-pressing "Blue Christmas/Merry Christmas Baby" 45 record during their visit, subject to availability. Remaining records will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis for walk-up ticket purchasers, subject to availability. Find out more about the Graceland 45 record giveaways.

AFTERNOON CHRISTMAS TOURS

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Graceland Mansion. 
TICKETS: Adults: $93/Youth: $60 BUY TICKETS
Enjoy the beauty of Graceland decorated for the holidays during these 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.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY

6:00 PM | Graceland Plaza Green, Elvis Presley's Memphis. 
Free to attend. 
Join special guests (to be announced soon) as they flip the switch on Elvis' traditional holiday lights and decorations to light up Graceland for this holiday season. The extensive Christmas display at Graceland includes hundreds of blue lights lining the driveway of Graceland, a life-size Nativity scene, Santa and his sleigh, and much more, all initially displayed at Graceland by Elvis and the Presley family. Stop by the ticket pavilion following the ceremony and take your photo with Santa! Can't join us in Memphis? You are invited to watch it live from Elvis' home via our Graceland Livestream page

christmas uvip tours

7:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM, 8:30 PM, 9:00 PM | Graceland Mansion
On this night, Christmas UVIP tours are exclusive to Holiday Lighting Weekend PLATINUM package purchasers only.       
 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18
AFTERNOON CHRISTMAS TOURS

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Graceland Mansion
TICKETS: Adults: $93/Youth: $60 BUY TICKETS
Enjoy the beauty of Graceland decorated for the holidays during these 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.

christmas uvip tours

6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM | Graceland Mansion
TICKETS: $259 per person BUY TICKETS
Enjoy live tour guides sharing memories about Elvis spending Christmas at Graceland, exploring the grounds after hours, seeing the beautiful lights, and much more! Get close to the festive lawn decor that was part of Elvis' annual decorating tradition during the outdoor portion of the tour at Graceland Mansion. Holiday Photo Ops will be available inside and outside Graceland Mansion for the picture-perfect spot! The tour ticket provides complete access to Elvis Presley's Memphis Entertainment Complex, a $20 food voucher to use at one of our Elvis Presley's Memphis restaurants, and a self-guided tour of Elvis' Custom Jets. Please note that these tours conflict with the Elvis Christmas Peace Concert at the Graceland Soundstage. You will not be able to attend both. 

ELVIS CHRISTMAS PEACE

7:00 PM | Graceland Soundstage
TICKETS: $50/$30 - also available through a Platinum or Gold Holiday Package BUY TICKETS
Celebrate the soul of Memphis holiday-style with a special concert event themed after Elvis' 2003 album entitled "Christmas Peace," which features some of his most beloved Christmas and gospel music. Hosted by singer, songwriter and guitarist John Paul Keith, guest performers for the evening include Katrina Anderson, Nicole AtkinsPeedy ChavezJesse Kramer, John Nemeth, and TN Mass Choir. Elvis' Christmas Peace will infuse classic Christmas and gospel music with Memphis soul for a unique musical holiday celebration. 

 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19
AFTERNOON CHRISTMAS TOURS

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Graceland Mansion
TICKETS: Adults: $93/Youth: $60 BUY TICKETS

Enjoy the beauty of Graceland decorated for the holidays during these 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.

christmas uvip tours

6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM | Graceland Mansion
TICKETS: $259 per person BUY TICKETS

Enjoy live tour guides sharing memories about Elvis spending Christmas at Graceland, exploring the grounds after hours, seeing the beautiful lights, and much more! Get close to the festive lawn decor that was part of Elvis' annual decorating tradition during the outdoor portion of the tour at Graceland Mansion. Holiday Photo Ops will be available inside and outside Graceland Mansion for the picture-perfect spot! The tour ticket provides complete access to Elvis Presley's Memphis Entertainment Complex, a $20 food voucher to use at one of our Elvis Presley's Memphis restaurants, and a self-guided tour of Elvis' Custom Jets. 

DEAN Z'S ROCKIN' CHRISTMAS SHOW

7:00 PM | Graceland Soundstage
TICKETS: $50/$30 - also available through a Platinum or Gold Holiday Package BUY TICKETS
Dean Z
sings your favorite holiday hits alongside his high-energy 10-piece band and the beautiful Dynamite Singers! The best rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, and swing Christmas classics, guaranteed to rock you into the holiday spirit spanning Christmas standards made famous by Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Brenda Lee, Dean Martin, The Ronettes & much, much more! Please note that these tours conflict with Dean Z's Rockin' Christmas Show at the Graceland Soundstage. You will not be able to attend both. 

* Details, guests and information are subject to change.

Rockin' with dean z

Dean Z's Rockin' Christmas Show will be live at the Graceland Soundstage on Saturday, November 19. 

 

THE GUEST HOUSE AT GRACELAND

Located just a few steps from the gates of Graceland Mansion and 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. Enjoy royal treatment from the helpful staff and world-class amenities that would make the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll proud. While joining us for Holiday Concert Weekend, enjoy the beauty of The Guest House at Graceland decorated for the holiday season. 

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