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Look-a-Like Competitions

Join in the fun of Parkes Elvis Festival, dress-up and take part in our look-a-like competitions. There are no entry fees, just turn up to the ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage on Saturday 12 January and join in the festivities. Junior Elvis Look-a-Like Competition ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage Saturday 12 January Registrations until 11.30AM…

Junior Tribute to Elvis Competition

Register now to take part in the 2019 Junior Tribute to Elvis Competition. Is your son or daughter a budding Elvis tribute artist? We’re calling all pint-sized Elvis wannabes to show off your talent on stage to a packed crowd to win great prizes. Pre-registration is a must. Download your registration form here. This competition…

Unplugged Tribute To Elvis

Register now to take part in the 2019 Unplugged Tribute to Elvis Competition. To honour Elvis’ musical ability and stage presence, the Unplugged competition is looking for musicians to perform an Elvis song as a cover or arrangement, on real instruments – without a backing track. Special consideration is given to originality with a twist.…

Ted Torres Martin

2019 Feature Concert Series starring Ted Torres Martin Parkes Leagues Club $70 per ticket Tickets on sale now via https://www.123tix.com.au/events/parkeselvisfestival US Elvis Tribute Artist Ted Torres Martin has been announced as the 2019 Feature Artist for the 27th annual Parkes Elvis Festival to be held 9-13 January 2019. Hailing from Orlando, Florida, Ted is a multi-talented actor/singer/songwriter/musician that is…

Markets

Cooke Park Thursday 10 January to Sunday 13 January 2019 The Festival Markets in Cooke Park showcase a wide array of merchandise, including memorabilia, rock’n’roll wear, food and beverage stalls and gifts. Cooke Park Markets Cooke Park, corner Clarinda, Short & Welcome Streets Thursday 10 January:       Midday to 9:30pm Friday 11 January:        …

Viva Splash Vegas

Sunday 13 January 5pm to 8pm Parkes Aquatic Centre $5 per head for unlimited inflatable Tickets available at the gate There’s no better place to cool off than at our Viva Splash Vegas pool party at Parkes Aquatic Centre on Dalton Street, just minutes from Cooke Park. This family-friendly event has a giant pool inflatable…

Poets’ Breakfast

2019 Parkes Elvis Festival Poets’ Breakfast, Parkes Bowling & Sports Club 6.30am for 7.30am start, Thursday 10 January $5 admission at the door, $10 hot breakfast (optional) Are you a poet that doesn’t quite know it yet? Well, why not take the poetic plunge and enter the 2018 Parkes Elvis Festival Poets’ Breakfast competition for…

Busking

Each year, talented buskers line Clarinda Street to wow the crowds and compete for the title of winner: Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition. There are great prizes on offer in both the Junior and Open Categories, with the top three buskers decided by three Festival judges. All buskers must perform on the Memphis Satellite Stage between…

Miss Priscilla

Goodsell Machinery Miss Priscilla Dinner Thursday 10 January 6.30PM $66 Ladies, it’s your time to shine at the 2019 Goodsell Machinery Miss Priscilla Dinner and celebrate the style and grace of Pricilla Presley. As winner of Miss Priscilla: Face of the Festival, the official duties include being treated as a celebrity with Festival fans wanting…

Festival Boulevard

The Festival Boulevard will return in 2019. Clarinda Street will again be transformed into a pedestrian friendly zone with fantastic dining, shopping and free entertainment experiences on offer. The Memphis Stage will operate from 10am to 8pm Friday the 11th January and 12pm – 8pm Saturday the 12th of January. Lots of top quality FREE…

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