The 17th Annual Collingwood Elvis® Festival, the largest of its kind in the world, takes place Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24, 2011. The Collingwood Elvis Festival, themed “Salute to Vegas”, features some of the greatest Elvis tribute artists in the industry showcasing their talents in Vegas-style concerts sure to please any Elvis enthusiast.
The 17th Annual Collingwood Elvis Festival also features Elvis tribute artists competing for the title of Collingwood Elvis Festival Grand Champion in the categories of Professional Early Years, Professional Concert Years, Non-Professional Early Years, Non-Professional Concert Years, as well as Junior and Senior Youth. Other Festival favorites include a street party, family venue tour, vendors, a parade and family focused carnival. There’s something for every age group and for every budget with free events and ticketed shows ranging from $8 - $70.
Here are just a few highlights of the show line up this year as we celebrate the golden Vegas years of Elvis…
ELVIS: ULTIMATE BEST
Recognized by Elvis Presley Enterprises, see Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champions, Justin Shandor (2010), Bill Cherry (2009), Brandon Bennett (2008) with a Special Guest appearance by the first ever Ultimate Champion, Shawn Klush (2007) as they electrify our stage.
A SALUTE TO VEGAS
Come out as Collingwood Elvis Festival salutes Elvis’ Vegas years through the incredible talents of our own 2010 Collingwood Grand Champion Tim “E”, together with the first ever Ultimate Champion, Shawn Klush, back by popular demand, as they perform some of Elvis’ greatest Concert hits for the Vegas era.
If you love the Early years of Elvis’ career, you will not be disappointed as we include his greatest moments from the 50’s & 60’s recreated by 2010 Grand Champion Mark Anthony and 2005 Grand Champion Ben Klein.
This summer join friends, family, and fans in the heart of Historic Downtown Collingwood, 1 ½ hours north of Toronto on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay, for four days of unparalleled entertainment. The 17th Annual Collingwood Elvis Festival takes place July 21 – 24, 2011. Visit our website now for more details on performance dates, locations, and prices.
The Collingwood Elvis Festival is a proud recipient of the 2010 Festivals & Events Ontario Top 100 Event Award.
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