Parkes Elvis Festival
The Parkes Elvis Festival is held around Elvis Presley’s birthday, 08th January, each year. Since its humble beginnings in 1993, the festival has grown to include over 200 events across five fabulous, fun-filled days.
Put on your Blue Suede Shoes and get All Shook Up on this three day celebration of everything Elvis. Staying in nearby Orange, the best events are included to share with your fellow Elvis fanatics, and you’ll have plenty of leisure time to explore the festival and see your favourite things.
Note: this itinerary will be updated as the festival program is finalised.
Use code PEF21. Expires: 31/10/2020.
Itinerary: Parkes Elvis Festival
Day 1: Melbourne to Parkes (L,D)
Departing Moorabbin airport by private aircraft at 7.00am, fly to Parkes in central NSW, where your Elvis extravaganza begins. Start the day with the Elvis Street Parade and car show. C’mon Everybody - it’s time for Rubberneckin’ at the participants, the outfits and the cars!
Most of today is yours to explore the Parkes Elvis Festival at your leisure. Scan the program to pick your must-dos, or just wander around the city centre – Elvis is everywhere!
In the evening, Rip It Up with Taylor Rodriguez, from Virginia, USA, who was named one of the top 5 Elvis Tribute Artists in the world in 2017 and the 2019 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Performing in Australia for the first time, his celebration of the music of the one and only King of Rock’n’Roll will make this a night to remember. Put on your Hi-Heel Sneakers and dance!
Overnight: de Russie Hotel, Orange
This is my Second Trip with Kirkhope Aviation which has allowed me to experience what Dorothea Mackellar recited in her poem MY COUNTRY 5 September 1908.
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