Primp that pompadour, start swiveling those hips, and get ready to rock'n'roll –Parkes Elvis Festival is back! From Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 January 2018, over 25,000 people will shake, rattle and roll into Parkes for the biggest tribute to the King in the Southern Hemisphere.
Announced today, the 2018 Parkes Elvis Festival program is jam-packed full of hip-swiveling good times, including the headline Feature Concert Series, Elvis Gospel Service, the Northparkes Mines Street Parade, non-stop free entertainment at the ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage, Goodsell Machinery Miss Priscilla Dinner, competitions, dancing, and plenty more!
Starting out at as a small get together between likeminded Elvis fans in 1993, the Festival has grown today into an internationally renowned phenomenon endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises.
This year's Festival theme is the '68 Comeback Special, in celebration of 50 years since the King appeared on television in a special unplugged style performance that helped re-launch him back into the music industry. Expect plenty of pomade and loads of black leather.