Niagara Falls, Ontario is gearing up to host its first-ever Elvis Festival this spring.
The three-day event celebrating the life and music of Elvis Presley will be held at the Greg Frewin Theatre from May 19 through 21, 2017. The official Elvis event is sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
The festival includes live music events as well as a two day Elvis Competition with the Grand Champion crowned on the final day of the festival.
— Niagara Elvis Fest (@NFallsElvisFest) January 26, 2017
Here’s a quick view of events:
Events for Friday May 19th
- 6:00 p.m. – Dinner
- 7:30 p.m. – The Story of Elvis
Featuring Dean Z 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Winner – Elvis Early Years & ’68 Comeback – Special Guest Tim ‘E’ – Elvis Concert Years
- 10:30 p.m. – After Party Reception & Dance
Events for Saturday May 20th
- 10:00 a.m. – Elvis Competition
- 12:00 p.m. – Lunch
- 2:00 p.m. – Elvis Competition
- 6:30 p.m. – Dinner
- 8:00 p.m. – The Killer & The King – Featuring Bill Cherry 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Winner – Elvis Concert Years. Special Guest Joe Passion as Jerry Lee Lewis
- 10:30pm – After Party Reception & Dance
Events For Sunday May 21st
- 10:00 a.m. – Memphis Gospel Hour & Brunch – Featuring Dean Z 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Winner and Collingwood 2016 Elvis Gospel Champ Matt Cage, with Joe Passion as Jerry Lee Lewis and Jim Yorfido as Johnny Cash
- 2:00 p.m. – Elvis Competition Afternoon Semi-Finals (10 finalists)
- 7:00 p.m. – Competition Evening Finale (5 finalists), People’s Choice Award & King Crowning
For more information, visit www.niagarafallselvisfestival.com.
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