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Friday, July 28 to
Sunday, July 30, 2017

First time visitor | Returning visitor

Welcome Returning Visitors

The theme for 2017 is “Elvis: Celebrating Greatness” and it’s a chance to learn something new about the man behind the music and what made him such an enduring icon. We’ll give you even more reasons to love Elvis and the Collingwood Elvis Festival.

Here are some of the highlights for 2017!

 

Parking

With almost 30,000 attendees, finding parking can be challenging. In 2017, you can save yourself the hassle, and take Colltrans to access the Festival fun. Check out our ‘Plan your Visit’ page to find out more about parking and transit.

Rock & Roll Express

Sing along on board the Rock & Roll Express as we help celebrate History‟s Greatest Entertainer of All Time, with pick up from 6 locations in Toronto, on your way for a day in the company of Elvis.
Sit back, relax and leave the driving to us! Arrive in Collingwood, home to the World’s Largest Elvis™ Festival, recognized and endorsed by Graceland and Priscilla Presley, herself. Benefit from pre-arranged seating for a concert featuring some of the best tribute artists from around the world, performing songs from Elvis‟ career and then, 30 minutes after the show, board the bus for the return trip to Toronto after having an incredible experience filled with music, fun, laughter and a glimpse into the past, right here in the future!

Accommodation

With more than 18,000 visitors attending from more than 100km away, accommodations are a hot commodity. Check HERE for options.

Social Media

Want a way to get even more Elvis Festival? Keep in touch on social media for all the news on the 2017 Collingwood Elvis Festival!

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Tickets

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Priscilla coming back this year?

We’d love to have Elvis’ former wife Priscilla Presley back and we’ve extended the invite to her and the whole family for a future visit. Unfortunately, we’re not aware of any plans for her to return in 2016.

What are the dates for next year’s Festival?

The 2016 Collingwood Elvis Festival will be held Wednesday, July 20 to Sunday, July 24.

Will my favourite TA be appearing this year?

With more than 100 Tribute Artists appearing, the chances are good that your favourite Artist will be in Collingwood this year. For a full list of all the registered TAs, visit our Tribute Artists page. Collingwood is a popular stop for most Tribute Artists, but with other festivals, performances, and personal commitments, not every artist can make it out every year.

How to get here

The Town of Collingwood is ideally situated along the picturesque shoreline of Nottawasaga Bay in the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area, in the northwest corner of the County of Simcoe.
From Toronto

Highway 400 northbound will get you to Barrie, and from there, take the Bayfield Street exit, following the signs to Highway 26 West, and into Stayner. At the main intersection in Stayner, head north on 26, and you’ll find your way right into the heart of Collingwood.

From Barrie

Head north on Bayfield Street, following the signs to Highway 26 West, and into Stayner. At the main intersection in Stayner, head north on 26, and you’ll find your way right into the heart of Collingwood.
If you’re looking for a more scenic route, take County Road 90 West to Angus, and head north on County Road 10/Brentwood Road. Once you reach Sunnidale Corners, you’ll join up with Highway 26, head west into Stayner, then follow Highway 26 north from the main intersection, right into Collingwood.

From Orillia

Take Highway 12 West to County Road 22, then continue west along Horseshoe Valley Road until it ends at Highway 26. Take Highway 26 West into Stayner. At the main intersection in Stayner, head north on 26, and you’ll find your way right into the heart of Collingwood.

From Owen Sound

Take Highway 26 East through Meaford, and right into Collingwood.

Avoiding Hwy 400

If you’re heading to Collingwood from the GTA, and you’d like to avoid Highway 400, there are a number of alternate routes you can check out.
The Gore Road (County Road 8) and Dixie Road (County Road 4/12/7) will both take you north to Highway 9, where you can join Airport Road just east of Orangeville. Going north on Airport Road will take you right into the main intersection of Stayner, where you can continue north on Highway 26 into Collingwood.
You can also head west on Highway 89 and join up with Airport Road just west of Rosemont, and head north into the main intersection of Stayner, where you can continue north on Highway 26 into Collingwood. Keep in mind there are a number of other festivals taking place in Simcoe County this weekend, and area roads may be busy.

Roundabouts

Highway 26 has several roundabouts in the Collingwood area. A roundabout is a circular intersection where two or more roads meet. Traffic circulates through them counter-clockwise, to the right of a centre island. All entering vehicles must yield to traffic already in the roundabout. For more information on roundabouts, visit the Ministry of Transportation website. http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/ontario-511/roundabouts.shtml

 

Where to stay

Blue Mountain Resort or Westin Trillium House

Call toll-free to 1-877-445-0231 for more information or to make a reservation for Blue Mountain Resort or The Westin Trillium House. Visit our website at bluemountain.ca for additional information.

Cranberry Resort or the Living Water Resort

Call 705-445-6600 for more information or to make a reservation for Cranberry Resort or the Living Water Resort. You can also visit our website at thecranberryresort.com for additional information.

Visit Blue Mountain

Call toll-free to 1-705-444-0424 for information or to make a reservation for any condos, chalets and other properties listed at visitbluemountain.com.

Visit South Georgian Bay

For other accommodation options, please call toll-free to 1-888-227-8667 for more information on where to stay in our area. visitsouthgeorgianbay.ca