25. May 2012 06:46
Tupelo is calling all Elvis Fans! The 14th annual Elvis Festival will take place on May 31- June 3 and will pay tribute to the King of Rock ‘n Roll.
Headlining artists scheduled to perform include David Nail, Randy Houser, Little Big Town and many more. Elvis Tribute Artists Brandon Bennett, Cody Slaughter, and Kevin Mills will also perform. For the 5th year, there will be a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist competition, which last year brought 38 competitors. Elvis fans from all over will see who will be chosen to represent Tupelo in Memphis in August.
Other events include a parade, Elvis look-a-like pet parade, Running with the King 5k, Miss Tupelo Elvis Festival Pageant, Fling with the King Disc Golf Tournament, Elvis Movie Poster Exhibit, Sunday Gospel Concert, visits to Elvis’ birthplace, and many activities for children.
These four days will be fun for the whole family and something you won’t want to miss! Get your tickets here and get ready to pay tribute to the King! Get a list of all Tupelo hotels and accommodations here.
31. May 2011 06:05
Hey Elvis fans! Downtown Tupelo comes alive with activities for Elvis fans far and wide this weekend for the annual Tupelo Elvis Festival
! In its 13th year, this weekend boasts tons of entertainment and fun featuring live music Friday and Saturday nights as well as a Sunday afternoon lineup. The weekend includes a parade, 5K run, beauty pageant, carnival, movie poster exhibit, visits to Elvis birthplace (which are free with admission to the event), children’s activities, a gospel concert, tribute artists contest and a bike race. If you are even the slightest bit an Elvis Presley fan, this is the place to be this weekend! There are several new additions to the festival and to the district this year; new shops and restaurants and more activities.
Hilton Garden Inn
® is the Official Hotel for the Tupelo Elvis Festival. Click here for a list of Tupleo hotels
Come on down to Tupelo, MS!