Celebrate The King’s, Elvis Presley, Anniversary Week In Memphis

Every year during the week surrounding the anniversary of his death, Memphis celebrates the music and life of Elvis Presley. Here is a guide to the current year’s events (updated each January) honoring the King of Rock and Roll. For more information on any of these events, call 800-238-2000 or visit the Elvis Presley Enterprises website.

Friday, August 10, 2012

  • Memphis Celebrates the King Music Fest
    10:00a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Admission is free but donations will be collected for the Memphis Music Foundation.
    Additional details TBA
  • Meet Up at Marlowe’s
    12:00 p.m.
    Tickets are required and may be purchased by calling 615-830-5126 or emailing elvismeetupatmarlowes@hotmail.com
    Marlowe’s Ribs and Restaurant, 4381 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis
  • Elvis Night at the Memphis Redbirds
    Festivities start at 5:00 p.m., game begins at 7:05 p.m.
    Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased at www.memphisredbirds.com
    Autozone Park, South 3rd Street, Memphis
  • Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest — Round 1
    10:00 p.m.
    Admission is $5.00
    Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, Memphis

Saturday, August 11, 2012

  • Elvis Presley 5K Run, Walk, Rock & Roll
    8:00 a.m.
    Starts at the gates of Graceland. For more information, visit www.elvispresleyrunandwalk.com or call 901-316-0377.
  • Conversations on Elvis — Elvis and Gospel
    10:00 a.m.
    Tickets are $20.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Elvis Songwriters Showcase
    2:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $25 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Elvis Week Kick-Off Concert with Andy Childs and Band
    8:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $30 and are available for purchase onlineor by calling 901-332-3322.Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland

Sunday, August 12, 2012

  • Southern Gospel Celebration
    9:00 a.m.
    Tickets are $30 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Conversations on Elvis — Elvis in the Movies
    1:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $20.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • George Klein’s Elvis Mafia Reunion
    5:00 p.m.
    Event is $40.00 and includes dinner and the show. Reservations are accepted by calling Alfred’s at (901) 525-3711.
    Alfred’s, 197 Beale Street
  • Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest — Round 2
    6:00 p.m.
    Admission is $5.00
    Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, Memphis
  • Celebrate the King
    Tickets are $30.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Jailhouse Rock and Vival Las Vegas Double Feature
    10:30 p.m.
    Tickets are $5.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland

Monday, August 13, 2012

  • Elvis Insiders Conference
    9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $35.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Elvis Presley Fan Appreciation Reception
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Free
    Regional Medical Center, 877 Jefferson Avenue in the Jefferson Conference Room
  • Graceland Trivia Tour
    5:00 p.m.
    Tickets for adults are $31.00; children 7-12 are $15.00; children 6 and under are free. Tickets are available through Graceland Reservations by calling 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322, or online.
    Event starts at the Graceland Ticket Office.
  • Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest — Round 3
    6:00 p.m.
    Admission is $10.00
    Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, Memphis
  • Elvis Week Dance Party
    8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $25.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

  • Elvis Presley Fan Club Presidents’ Event
    10:00 a.m.
    Tickets are $15.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Showcase
    1:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $20.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • The Memphis Boys Salute
    7:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $30.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Love Me Tender and Clambake Double Feature
    10:30 p.m.
    Tickets are $5.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

  • Conversations on Elvis — Behind the Camera
    10:00 a.m.
    Tickets are $20.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Aloha From Hawaii Party
    1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Free event to learn more about “Elvis Presley’s Aloha from Hawaii” 40th Anniversary Celebration in 2013 in Honolulu.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Memorial Mass for Elvis Presley
    Music at 2:15 p.m. Mass at 3:00 p.m.
    Free
    St. Paul Catholic Church, 1425 E. Shelby Drive
  • Elvis and Friends Concert
    3:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $20.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Sony Awards Presentations
    5:30 p.m.
    Free event for awards honoring Elvis’ music.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Candlelight Vigil
    8:30 p.m.
    Free
    Gates of Graceland Mansion
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