Elvis Week 2017

August 11, 2017 to August 19, 2017

Address: 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd. Memphis, TN 38116

 

Elvis Week is the ultimate pilgrimage to Graceland for Elvis Fans from all around the world.

Elvis Presley, The King of Rock N’ Roll, passed away of an untimely death on August 16, 1977 at his home, Graceland in Memphis,TN.

Elvis Week is a spectacular annual event in Memphis, TN and very special celebration of the Life and Legacy of Elvis Presley. This festival not only spotlights the enduring legacy of one of America’s most iconic stars, but also the culture and history of the city he called home. Elvis fans from not just all around the country, but all around the world, will flock to Memphis to honor The King, His Life, and His Legacy. During this week long event there will be several Elvis-themed events, parties, contests, panel discussions , special concerts, dances The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists contest, and the ever revered, Candlelight Vigil in the Meditation Garden at Graceland that lasts well into the morning!

Elvis Week 2017 will mark the 40th anniversary since Elvis’ passing,and Graceland in Memphis, is anticipating the largest Elvis Week ever!

Come Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Elvis Presley during Elvis Week 2017 and join fellow Elvis fans from around the world! Swap stories, photos, memories and just be among the thousands of Elvis Fans, just like yourself, sharing in the fantastic life of Elvis and Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of his untimely passing.

 

Below is a tentative schedule of events for Elvis Week 2017 for planning purposes, however this schedule below is subject to change and please note that at this time, no further details on these events are available. Additional information will be posted as details are finalized. 

Friday, August 11

Fan Club Presidents’ Event – 1:00 p.m.
Evening Event – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12

Elvis 5K Run – 8:00 a.m.
Afternoon Event – 1:00 p.m.
Elvis Auction – 2:00 p.m.
Evening Concert – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 13

Morning Concert – 10:00 a.m.
Afternoon Panel Discussion – 2:00 p.m.
Evening Concert – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, August 14

Morning Performance – 10:00 a.m.
Afternoon Panel Discussion – 2:00 p.m.
Evening Concert – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 15

Morning Panel Discussion – 10:00 a.m.
Afternoon Fan Event – 2:00 p.m.
Candlelight Vigil – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16

Afternoon Event – 1:00 p.m.
Elvis Week Concert Event – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 17

Morning Event – 10:00 a.m.
Ultimate ETA Contest Meet ‘n’ Greet – 10:00 a.m.
Afternoon Panel Discussion – 1:00 p.m.
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinal Round – 7:00 p.m.
Evening Dance Party – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 18

Morning Event – 10:00 a.m.
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Concert Event – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 19

Saturday August 19, 2017

Morning Elvis Tribute Artist Event – 10:00 a.m.
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Final Round – 7:00 p.m.

 

Marian Cocke’s 40th Anniversary Elvis Presley Memorial Dinner

In addition to the Elvis Week Schedule of events, just prior, on August 10, 2017, Marian Cocke’s 40th Anniversary Elvis Presley Memorial Dinner will be held at The Peabody Hotel, in Memphis Tn.

Marian Cocke was Elvis Presley’s nurse for the last 2 and a half years of his life. She never accepted a salary for this and on the day of his passing, Marian was at Baptist Memorial, to gather Elvis’s personal affects and deliver to the family. Now Marian has an annual charity dinner in honor of Elvis, his Life, and his Legacy with all proceeds being donated to a number of fine charities.

This year the annual memorial dinner will be attended by our very own Krista Joy and Peter Alden of TCB Radio‘s “All Elvis All The Time” Show which airs every Tuesday night at 7:30 PM eastern time, along with Kimber Tomlinson, also from TCB Radio‘s “All Elvis All The Time” Show, along with being co-owner of Speedway Radio, and Speedway Radio‘s On-Air Personality, who’s weekly show, “Walkin In Memphis With Kimberwhich airs every Tuesday at Noon, central time, and replays Tuesdays at 6:00 pm, Thursday’s at noon, and Friday’s at noon and 6:00 pm, is the #1 Rated show in 107 countries on Speedway Radio!

To find out more about Marian Cocke’s 40th Anniversary Elvis Presley Memorial Dinner, and how you can donate or participate, please check out TCB Radio‘s article on the event by clicking here.

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