Come one, come all, to the dazzling Parkes Elvis Festival, a vibrant celebration of the legendary King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley. From the 11th to the 14th of January 2024, the charming Cooke Park in Parkes, Australia, will be transformed into an electrifying haven for Elvis enthusiasts and music lovers from around the world.
Nestled in the heart of Parkes, Cooke Park will be adorned with glitz and glamour, paying homage to the iconic era of the 1950s and ’60s when Elvis ruled the charts and stole hearts with his mesmerizing performances. A spectacle of vivid colors, flashy lights, and vintage decor will transport attendees back in time, recreating the magic of Elvis’s heyday.
The festival’s program promises an exciting array of events that cater to fans of all ages and interests. Witness awe-inspiring tribute artists hailing from every corner of the globe as they take the stage, channeling the spirit of the King himself. Prepare to be amazed as they croon the unforgettable hits that continue to resonate with music enthusiasts worldwide.
For those who wish to showcase their inner Elvis, the festival offers a thrilling platform for budding talents to take center stage. The Elvis Tribute Artist Contest will be a highlight, inviting contestants to showcase their vocal prowess, stage presence, and striking resemblance to the King, captivating the audience with their charisma.
But the Parkes Elvis Festival is not just about music and performances. Step into the world of the ’50s with a wide range of retro-themed activities and attractions. Relish the nostalgia of classic cars, vintage fashion parades, and the ever-entertaining ‘Miss Priscilla’ competition, celebrating the timeless elegance of the era.
Explore the bustling Elvis markets where you can browse through a treasure trove of Elvis memorabilia, vinyl records, and other collectibles. Savor a delectable array of culinary delights, including mouthwatering delights inspired by Elvis’s favorite meals. The festival ensures there’s something delightful for every visitor to indulge in.
The Parkes Elvis Festival is a family-friendly affair, with activities designed to entertain the little ones as well. Engaging workshops, thrilling amusement rides, and face painting will keep the young Elvis enthusiasts enthralled throughout the event.
As the sun sets over the enchanting Cooke Park, the festivities continue into the night with vibrant street performances, dazzling fireworks displays, and lively parties that will have you dancing to the rhythm of Elvis’s timeless hits.
Whether you’re a devoted Elvis fan or simply looking for an unforgettable experience, the Parkes Elvis Festival is an absolute must-attend event. So, put on your blue suede shoes, slick back your hair, and get ready for an extraordinary journey through the life and music of the one and only King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Join us at Cooke Park from 11 to 14 January 2024, as we pay tribute to the extraordinary talent that continues to inspire generations – Elvis Presley!