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Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration Fans from across the world will convene in Memphis to celebrate the music, movies and legacy of Elvis Presley. Whether young or old, this year’s 80th Birthday Celebration has something for everyone, including special shows, games and tours.


Fan Club Presidents’ Event 10 a.m.-Noon, Holiday Inn Memphis Airport Hotel and Conference Center

An Evening with Elvis: Double Feature Screening of “Jailhouse Rock” and “Viva Las Vegas”


7 p.m., Orpheum Theatre

Wine Down

Dixon Gallery & Gardens 6-8 p.m. Sample a delicious selection of wines and browse the gallery in Memphis. Admission $25-$35. Call 901.761.5250 or visit


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Official Graceland Insiders Reception and Graceland Tour 6-9 p.m., Graceland

20th Annual Youth Raccoon Hunt 3905 Arkabutla Dam Road Accompanied by sanctioned officials, two hunting parties will go out each night as a way to assist with controlling the raccoon population in the Arkabutla Lake area. Call 662.562.6261.

D&N’s and Elvis Meetup’s Gospel Tribute to Elvis

Hound Dog Tour: A Musical City Tour Celebrating Elvis by Backbeat Tours 1 p.m., departs from Backbeat Tours’ ticket window at BB King’s Blues Club

Tribute to Elvis: Birthday Celebration 7:30 p.m., Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

11:59 p.m., Graceland Gates

Additional and multiple day events:


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Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony 9:30 a.m., Graceland’s North Lawn

Birthday Cake & Coffee

Graceland Tours Free Walk-Up Times for The Meditation Garden Elvis Bingo Graceland Stable Tours The Guest House at Graceland Showroom Meet ‘n’ Greet with Betty Harper Lowell Hays Trunk Show

10:30 a.m., Chrome Grille, Graceland Plaza

Conversations on Elvis 1 p.m., Holiday Inn Memphis Airport Hotel and Conference Center

The Auction at Graceland 7 p.m., Graceland Archive Studio

Elvis Birthday Dance Party 8 p.m.-Midnight, Holiday Inn Memphis Airport Hotel and Conference Center

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