The 12,000 residents’ Australian town of Parkes, located in the center of New South Wales. The town holds every year the Elvis Festival. The events usually take place in the second week of January coincide with Elvis Presley’s birthday.
The events that start on Wednesday and end on Sunday suggest more than 120 various shows and concerts alongside with cultural events that Elvis’ legacy is the main motive.
Among other events:
- Elvis Gospel Service
- Free entertainment in Cooke Park
- Northparkes Mines Street Parade
- Various competitions and more…
During the festival days thousands of people, local and tourists pour into town and the demand for accommodation is higher than usual, therefore it is advisable to check hotel prices and make reservations ahead of time. The festival’s program, tickets, how do I get between venues in Parkes, lineup information show time / schedule of events, how to get etc. is present in the festival’s link website. See details below, under “Event Related Information” section.