Christmas at Graceland


Christmas at Graceland

The arrival of winter at Graceland was always a special time of year. It meant the arrival of the holidays in Memphis and the anticipation of all the fun things the season would bring, including decorating for Christmas, opening Christmas presents with friends and family, the annual New Year’s Eve party, Elvis’ birthday, building snowmen in the front yard of Graceland and more. Join us for the official Graceland Christmas event on November 15, 2018, as we kick off the holiday season with our annual Memphis Christmas Lights ceremony at Graceland!

Annual Graceland Lighting Ceremony Set for November 15, 2018

Graceland's annual Lighting Ceremony is set for 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15. Country music stars Scotty McCreery and Marty Stuart will flip the switch on Graceland's traditional Christmas lights. Following the ceremony, the new Hallmark Original Movie, "Christmas at Graceland," will have its world premiere on the Graceland Soundstage. The movie will premiere exclusively on the Hallmark Channel as part of its Countdown to Christmas program on Saturday, November 17. 
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Get Festive with Holiday Concert Weekend

Celebrate the holiday season with a very special weekend at Graceland featuring three festive live concerts at the Graceland Soundstage at Graceland’s Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment complex. The Holiday Concert Weekend is December 14-15. Legendary guitarist James Burton, of Elvis' TCB Band, will be the special guest at the rock 'n' roll show on December 15!
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Experience Christmas at Graceland November 15, 2018 -  January 8, 2019

During the holiday season, the tour of Graceland is extra special with the interior and exterior of the mansion decorated for the holidays. See traditional lights and decorations including hundreds of blue lights along the driveway, a life-size Nativity scene, Santa and his sleigh and much more originally displayed by Elvis. The interior of Graceland mansion is decked out in Christmas decor and includes his traditional red velvet drapes and Presley family Christmas artifacts on display. 

Give Like the King during the 2018 Graceland Poinsettia Campaign

Each year, fans from around the world "Give Like the King" and support the Graceland Poinsettia Campaign. By making a donation to the 2018 Graceland Poinsettia Campaign, you will support the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation, as well as add to the beauty of Graceland during the holiday season. The beautiful red poinsettias line the staircase at Graceland and can be seen throughout the mansion by our guests who visit during this special time of the year. 
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Shop for Your Favorite Elvis Fan

Light up the holidays for the special Elvis fan in your life with a gift from Shop Graceland! The shop features everything from Graceland and Elvis ornaments to holiday albums, hoodies, mugs, wrapping paper, light covers and much more. Check out the selection now at Shop Graceland.