Elvis worshippers of the world unite...2023 sees the 25th Anniversary of the Tupelo Elvis Festival.
Tupelo Elvis Festival 2023
7th-11th June brings a four-day celebration from the birthplace of the King of Rock & Roll. The celebrations will include live concerts, an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist competition and conversations with those who knew Elvis best. Tupelo draws the crowds at any time of year with its Elvis Guitar Trail marked by hand painted 6ft instruments touring visitors around such highlights as Elvis’ birthplace, a humble single story wooden home with a series of 10 free exhibits within its grounds as well as various other opportunities to walk in his blue suede shoes.
The Mississippi Film Office
The Mississippi Film Office, the second oldest in the United States will turn 50 in 2023. The film office has been instrumental in attracting Hollywood, and through its lens, the world, to Mississippi’s extraordinary past, glorious great outdoors, amazing culture and diversity. With iconic films such as Cohen Brothers’ O Brother, Where Art Thou (2000), Oscar draws like Walk the Line (2005) and The Help (2012) plus the recently released The Inspection (2022) which has just earned Jeremy Pope a Best Actor nomination for the 2023 Golden Globes all attesting to the vibrancy of the state and ensuring location spotting is a must do for all international visitors to the region. Celebrations are planned throughout the year and a list of events is available.
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