Graceland Calendar of Events

April 2, 2016
Scouts Rock at Graceland

ScoutDay_GirlsEach year, Graceland welcomes hundreds of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who travel to Memphis from all over the country to enjoy a day full of learning, creating and rock ‘n’ rolling at Scouts Rock at Graceland.

April 29, 2016
Home School Day at Graceland

HSDay_KidsatMansionElvis Presley’s Home School Day at Graceland is an excellent opportunity to enhance your child’s knowledge of the history and culture that helped shape music around the world. Enjoy a day full of learning, creating and rock ‘n’ rolling at Elvis Presley’s Graceland.

August 10-16, 2016
Elvis Week

Candlelight VigilEach August, Elvis fans from around the world gather for Elvis Week. Memphis sees an influx of Elvis fans for a celebration of the music, movies and legacy of Elvis Presley. Elvis Week always includes traditional events such as the Elvis Fan Club Presidents Event, Graceland Insiders Event, Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and an Elvis candlelight vigil plus special concerts, panel discussions, dances and much more.

Date TBA
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest

10th UETACIn 2007, EPE announced their inaugural event in which they were looking for the “best representation of the legacy of Elvis Presley.” Twenty-four of the best ETAs from around the world traveled to Memphis during Elvis Week 2007 to compete, with Shawn Klush of Pennsylvania winning the first-ever ultimate title.

In response to the excitement generated by the 2007 contest, Elvis Presley Enterprises has brought the contest back every year since. Brandon Bennett from Louisiana won the ultimate title during Elvis Week 2008, Bill Cherry from Illinois won in 2009, Justin Shandor from Michigan won in 2010, Cody Slaughter of Arkansas took home the 2011 title, Ben Portsmouth from England was crowned the 2012 winner, Dean Z of Missouri took home the 2013 title, Louisiana native Jay Dupuis was the 2014 champion, and David Lee of Alabama was our 2015 winner.

November 20, 2015 – January 8, 2016
Experience a Graceland Christmas

Graceland ChristmasDuring 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.

January 5-8, 2017
Elvis Birthday Celebration

Elvis Birthday

Join us in Memphis as we celebrate Elvis’ Birthday on January 5-8, 2017! 

 

*All photos and synopsis copied from Graceland.com.