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Elvis' Birthday 2023

Elvis’ Birthday Celebration 2023

Elvis Presley’s Graceland celebrates the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s birthday each year with four days of special events. Join us in Memphis on January 5-8 as we honor Elvis Presley’s birthday with concerts, movies, conversations and more! This year’s festivities include our annual Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony, Memphis Symphony Orchestra concert with Terry Mike Jeffrey, Conversations on Elvis, plus a very special Elvis screen show to mark the 50th anniversary of Aloha from Hawaii!

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With our gracious staff providing unmatched service, and bringing you that Southern hospitality for which the King was known, you’ll enjoy the rock ‘n’ royal treatment from the moment you enter the lobby until you’ve left the building. Rooms during this event are selling fast – so make your plans today!

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Free Birthday Celebration Events

All times, dates, guest and event details subject to change.

Graceland Meditation Garden

WALK-UP TIMES FOR MEDITATION GARDEN

January 5-8 @ 7:30am-8:30am
During Elvis’ Birthday Celebration, we will offer free morning walk-up visits to Meditation Garden from 7:30 am – 8:30 am on the mornings of January 5-8. Evening walk-up hours TBD based on special evening tour schedule. More to be announced.

The Guest House at Graceland - Theater Movie

GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! & PARADISE, HAWAIIAN STYLE

Thursday, January 5 @ 10am & 1pm, Guest House Theater
Enjoy Elvis on the big screen as he plays Ross Carpenter, a Hawaii-based fishing guide and sailor who enjoys boating and sailing out on the sea. Spend your afternoon with Elvis on the big screen as he plays Rick Richards, who returns to his home in Hawaii after being fired from his job as an airline pilot.

Elvis' Birthday Cake

Elvis’ Birthday Proclamation Ceremony

Sunday, January 8 @ 8:30am, North lawn, Graceland
Enjoy a ceremony with EPE officials, a birthday cake cutting and a proclamation of Elvis Presley Day by Memphis and Shelby County officials. Fans who are unable to attend can watch the ceremony online for free via Graceland’s Livestream page.

Vernon's Smokehouse

Birthday cake and coffee

Sunday, January 8, Vernon’s Smokehouse
Complimentary birthday cake and coffee served at Vernon’s Smokehouse, located across the street from the mansion at Elvis Presley’s Memphis, immediately following the ceremony.

Graceland’s Must-See Locations Include:

Graceland Mansion
GRACELAND MANSION

The tour of Graceland Mansion includes the living room, his parents’ bedroom, the kitchen, TV room, pool room, the famous Jungle Room, his father’s office, and more.

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Elvis Presley’s Memphis
ELVIS PRESLEY’S MEMPHIS

A state-of-the-art entertainment and exhibit complex over 200,000-square-feet in size, “Elvis Presley’s Memphis” enables you to follow the life path that Elvis took.

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Elvis' Airplane Tour
ELVIS’ AIRPLANES

Step aboard Elvis’ customized airplanes to see how he traveled in luxury and take a glimpse at the Lisa Marie and Elvis’ smaller Lockheed Jetstar, the Hound Dog II.

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