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Elvis Week 2013

Event Guide -- August 9-17, 2013

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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 9, 2013

  • Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest -- Round 1
    9:00 p.m.
    Admission is $5.00
    Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, Memphis

Saturday, August 10, 2013

  • Tupelo Fan Appreciation Day
    All day beginning at 9:00 a.m.
    Admission fees vary depending upon which events you wish to attend. Visit the Elvis Birthplace website for more information.
    Elvis Presley Birthplace, 306 Elvis Presley Drive, Tupelo, MS
  • Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest -- Round 2
    9:00 p.m.
    Admission is $5.00
    Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, Memphis

Sunday, August 11, 2013

  • Hound Dog Tour: A Musical City Tour Celebrating Elvis by Backbeat Tours
    2:30 p.m.
    Tickets start at $28 per adult and can be purchased from Backbeat Tours
    Blues City Cafe, 140 Beale Street, Memphis, TN
  • George Klein's Elvis Mafia Reunion
    5:00 p.m.
    Event is $45.00 and includes dinner and the show. Reservations are accepted by calling Alfred's at (901) 525-3711.
    Alfred's, 197 Beale Street, Memphis, TN
  • Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest -- Round 3
    9:00 p.m.
    Admission is $10.00
    Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, Memphis

Monday, August 12, 2013

  • Youth Karaoke
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Free
    Elvis Week Entertainment Tent, Graceland Crossing
  • Salute to Memphis Music Concert
    7:00 p.m.
    $20
    Elvis Week Main Stage, Graceland

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

  • Humes Marker Dedication
    9:30 a.m.
    Free
    Humes Middle School, 659 N. Manassas St., Memphis, TN
  • 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
  • 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
  • Elvis at Stax Listening Party
    4:00-6:00 p.m.
    Free
    Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore Ave., Memphis, TN
  • Viva Las Vegas Movie and Dance Party
    7:00-11:00 p.m.
    30.00
    Elvis Week Main Stage, Graceland

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

  • Conversations on Elvis
    1:00 9.m.
    Tickets are $20.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Graceland Trivia Tour
    5:00 p.m.
    Tickets for adults are $33.00; 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.
  • Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinal Round
    7:00 p.m.
    Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased online or by calling 800-745-3000.
    Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 North Main Street

Thursday, August 15, 2013

  • Elvis 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
  • Elvis Presley Fan Club Presidents' Event
    1:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $15.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    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
  • Candlelight Vigil
    8:30 p.m.
    Free
    Gates of Graceland Mansion

Friday, August 16, 2013

  • George Klein's Elvis Memorial Service
    12:00 Noon
    Free
    Main Theatre Building, University of Memphis
  • Aloha From Hawaii Events
    All evening beginning at 5:00 p.m.
    Admission and location varies by event. Visit Elvis.com for more details.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

  • Elvis Presley 5K Run
    8:00 a.m.
    Starts at the gates of Graceland. For more information, visit www.elvispresleyrunandwalk.com or call 901-316-0377.
  • Elvis Insiders Event
    10:00 a.m.
    Tickets are $25.00 and are available for purchase online or by calling 901-332-3322.
    Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
  • Elvis Celebration Concert with Terry Mike Jeffrey, DJ Fontana, and Millie Kirkham
    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
  • Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Final Round
    7:00 p.m.
    Tickets start at $49 and may be purchased online or by calling 800-745-3000.
    Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 North Main Street
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