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Held 4th-6th July, All-American Weekend festivities include concerts, special “hidden” tours of Graceland, Elvis-themed Fireworks celebrating 70 years of Rock ‘n’ Roll and more.

All-American Weekend Graceland

Elvis Presley’s Graceland® will be lit in red, white and blue as it celebrates the nation’s independence during its “All-American Weekend” on 4th - 6th July, 2024. The weekend will include a Memphis Music Salute, an Elvis tribute concert, a gospel brunch, special “hidden” tours of Graceland and an Elvis-themed party with fireworks set to Elvis music.

On 4th July, the weekend kicks off as package holders are invited to enjoy the best BBQ dinner in the American South followed by dancing and a screening of Elvis’ classic movie, G.I. Blues. Hotel Package holders will also enjoy an intimate artifact show & tell, plus an artifact photo op. All Packages include tours of Graceland Mansion, Elvis’ airplanes, and Elvis Presley’s Memphis™ which features the world’s largest collection of Elvis memorabilia.

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Elvis’ groundbreaking hit, “That’s All Right” in a way only Graceland can, Garry Goin and his Ensemble will host a Memphis Music Salute concert at the Graceland Soundstage on Friday, 5th July. The evening concludes with the All-American Party & Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by DJ Argo of SiriusXM Elvis Radio and featuring a performance by the American Army Band. After the sun sets, Graceland will light up the sky with unforgettable fireworks display set to Elvis music. Admission is free to the All-American Party & Fireworks Extravaganza.*

Graceland All-American Weekend Fireworks

The celebrations continue Saturday, 6th July with the Great American Gospel Brunch featuring delicious Southern specialties as guests enjoy inspirational music from the Tennessee Mass Choir. On Saturday night, the weekend wraps up when Graceland’s 2023 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner, Cote Deonath, recreates the charm and charisma of Elvis Presley on stage. Backed by the EAS Band, the Cote Deonath: Elvis Tribute Concert is a high-energy performance encompassing Elvis’ 50s breakout to his ‘68 Comeback.

For those seeking the ultimate Graceland experience, Graceland’s VP of Archives and Exhibitions Angie Marchese will lead an after-hours Hidden Graceland Tour at 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, 6th July. Limited to just 15 guests, this is as close as guests can come to having their own private tour of Elvis’ iconic home. This exclusive experience will provide a glimpse of hidden areas and items not seen on regular tours.

Tickets are now on sale for Graceland’s All-American Weekend, including weekend hotel packages with Guest House at Graceland and individual tickets, at

*Free Admission includes parking at Graceland's main parking lot and access into Elvis Presley's Memphis Ticket Plaza. In the Plaza guests can shop at one of Graceland's gift shops and purchase beverages, snacks or dinner at Vernon's restaurant. Tickets to go inside the exhibits and museums located in Elvis Presley's Memphis are available as a separate purchase.

About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

Elvis Presley’s Graceland, in Memphis, is music’s most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley's Memphis, Graceland's entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the new 80,000 square feet Graceland Exhibition Center featuring rotating exhibits; the AAA Four Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis’ home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours, and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Graceland is the only attraction worldwide to ever receive 11 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards including “Best Holiday Historic Home Tour,” “Best Tennessee Attraction and Iconic Landmark,” “Best Musical Attraction,” “Best Historic Southern Attraction,” and the #1 “Iconic American Attraction.” The TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards named Graceland the most popular attraction in Tennessee and one of the top 25 landmarks in the world and Rolling Stone named it one of 10 Great American Music Landmarks. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit

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