Event Schedule

FRIDAY, JULY 28

event schedule

RISE & SHINE COLLINGWOOD

Be live on location to celebrate the Collingwood Elvis Festival with on-site interviews and great music.

Friday July 28, 6 am to 10 am

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

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VENDOR WALK

Enjoy browsing through various vendor booths with unique crafts & gift items, or have some fun at the interactive booths. Try some great food.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am

Second & Simcoe Street (Food Court); Hurontario Street south of Second Street (Merchandise Alley)

FREE ENTRY ITEMS FOR PURCHASE

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STORYTELLER CHAT

Come out and listen to VIP Guest Memphis Jones and Festival Co-Ordinator Rosemarie O’Brien as they informally chat over coffee about Elvis, the festival, the fans and whatever else comes to mind.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 11:30 am

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

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FESTIVAL BEER GARDEN

Enjoy a nice, cold beverage and some fine performances in our official Festival Beer Garden. Presented by Moguls Bar & Grill.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, from 11 am

East Stage 32 Simcoe St.

GATE ADMISSION

OPENING CEREMONIES

The Awesome Street Party official opening for the 2017 Collingwood Elvis Festival! Give a warm Collingwood welcome to our returning VIP Host, Memphis Jones.

Friday July 28, 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

AWESOME STREET PARTY & TRIBUTE ARTIST SHOWCASE

New this year, enjoy the Qualifying Round of Competition as part of this exciting event.

Friday July 28, 12 pm – 9 pm

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

DINING WITH A TRIBUTE ARTIST

Get up close and personal with an Elvis Tribute Artist while dining at one of the region’s top restaurants.

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GRAND CHAMPION MEET & GREET

Take part in an exciting and free photo opportunity and meet & greet some of our returning Grand Champions, Jesse Aron and Daylin James.

Friday July 28, 4 pm – 5 pm

Cranberry Golf Resort Inn Lobby, 19 Keith Avenue, Collingwood

FREE ENTRY

CELEBRATING ELVIS DINNER & SHOW

Feast on a 3-course dinner and awesome entertainment. It’s the triumphant return of 2000 Grand Champion Dean Vegas, from Australia, together with Grand Champion Gordon Hendricks from the UK, with the renowned EAS Tribute Showband. Presented by Olde Town Terrance, tickets available at www.oldetownterrace.eventbrite.ca or by calling 705-445-6950.  This is a 19+ event.

Friday July 28, 6:30 pm

Leisure Time Centre, 100 Minnesota Street , Collingwood

GENERAL ADMISSION $70

*NEW IN 2017* ULTIMATE BEGINNINGS

Celebrate Elvis’ humble yet historic beginnings with Ultimate Champions Brandon Bennett, Cody Ray Slaughter and David Lee, together with returning Grand Champion Robin Kelly and Daylin James as we salute the “firsts” and beginnings of the incredible career of Elvis. Featuring the Casino Brothers band.

Friday July 28, 8 pm – 11:30 pm

Showcase Stage, Eddie Bush Memorial Aren, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

RESERVED SEATING $70, GENERAL ADMISSION $40

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DANCE TO THE LEGENDS

Dance the night away with Elvis featuring Grand Champions, Brycen Katolinsky and Jesse Aron, along with tributes to Roy Orbison, Ritchie Valens, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Neil Diamond, Connie Francis, & Patsy Cline. Email tickets5563@gmail.com or call 416- 220-5238 to order today.

Friday July 28, 8 pm – 11:30 pm

Royal Canadian Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood

GENERAL ADMISSION $45

ELVIS MEMORIES AT BLUE

Listen to returning Grand Champions, Ben Klein, Gino Monopoli, James Gibb, and 2016 Winner Oliver Steinhoff. Get your swagger on and come out to hear the very best of Elvis featuring Rudy & the Angels showband.

Friday July 28, 8 pm – 11 pm

Blue Mountain Village Stage

FREE ENTRY

MILLION DOLLAR MEN

Million Dollar Men is the show that brings you back in time to the Blues of the cotton fields of Mississippi and the rock n’ roll mania, into one electrifying night. Million Dollar Men will present the history of the Blues at Chess, with artists like Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howlin Jack and Chuck Berry and show you how they took that sound to give us rock n’ roll artists like Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and many more.

Friday July 28, 11:59 pm – 1:59 am

The Historic Gayety Theatre, 161 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

GENERAL ADMISSION $40

SATURDAY, JULY 29

SEMI-FINAL ROUND OF COMPETITION & GRAND CHAMPION SHOWCASE

Watch the top 26 competitors, in the adult division, compete for a shot at the Grand Finals. NEW IN 2017: This event includes a Live Grand Champion Showcase in the price of your ticket. Performances by Pete Paquette (2006 & 2008), Pete Storm (2011), Daylin James (1997), Robin Kelly (2002), Shon Caroll (2004), Ben Klein (2005), Dean Vegas (2000), Jesse Aaron (2013).

Saturday July 28, 11 am – 5:30 pm

Showcase Stage, Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

RESERVED SEATING $40, GENERAL ADMISSION $20

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CHAMPION SHOWCASE

Special performances by the Memphis Jones Trio, followed by a continuous showcase of our returning Champions including John Cigan, Brenen Katolinsky, Sylvain Leduc, Richard Wolfe and featuring the EAS Showband.

Saturday July 29, 12 pm – 4 pm

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

DINING WITH A TRIBUTE ARTIST

Get up close and personal with an Elvis Tribute Artist while dining at one of the region’s top restaurants.

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GINO MONOPOLI’S ELVIS TRIBUTE SHOW

Great Elvis hits performed by returning Grand Champions Gino Monopoli, & Tim “E” with Rudy & the Angels show band.

Saturday July 29, 2 – 4 pm
Gino Monopoli’s Elvis Tribute Show with Tim “E”

Saturday July 29, 8 – 11 pm
Gino Monopoli’s Elvis Tribute Show

Royal Canadian Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood

TICKETS $30

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MEMPHIS AND FRIENDS

Come out to Blue Mountain Village and hear the Memphis Jones Trio coming here for a one night only performance.

Saturday July 29, 4 pm – 6 pm

Blue Mountain Village Stage

FREE ENTRY

MEMORY LANE STREET DANCE

The Memory Lane street dance features a great live band with a fantastic array of great music from the 50’s/60’s & Elvis era. A true street dance experience.

Saturday July 29, 5 pm – 9 pm

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

BEST OF THE FEST DINNER & SHOW

An evening of great food (a 3-course dinner) and awesome entertainment with your Host Performer, 2001 Grand Champion Roy LeBlanc, together with returning Grand Champion Pete Storm from the UK, and featuring the RoyL Tribute band.  Visit oldetownterrace.eventbrite.ca or call 705-445- 6950 to get your tickets.

Saturday July 29, 6:30 pm

Leisure Time Centre, 100 Minnesota Street, Collingwood

GENERAL ADMISSION $70

MUSIC AT THE MOUNTAIN

Featuring the legendary Gerie & the Koasters with special guest Tributes to Elvis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Neil Diamond, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Whitney Houston, and Ray Charles.

Saturday July 29, 8 pm – 11 pm

Blue Mountain Village Stage

FREE ENTRY

ELVIS: CELEBRATING GREATNESS – OUR SIGNATURE SHOW

Featuring 2016 Grand Champion Oliver Steinhoff, with Ultimate Champions Dwight Icenhower, Dean Z and back by popular demand the “first ever” Ultimate Champion Shawn Klush!

Saturday July 29, 8 pm – 11:30 pm

Showcase Stage, Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

RESERVED SEATING $70, GENERAL ADMISSION $40

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SIGHTS & SOUNDS OF LAS VEGAS BLVD

For something new & different, come out and experience great entertainment reminiscent of the great performances of Las Vegas starring Grand Champions, Brycen Katolinsky & Gordon Hendricks, with Gary Moore’s special tribute to Little Richard, all accompanied by the fantastic EAS showband.

Saturday July 29, 11:59 pm – 1:59 am

The Historic Gayety Theatre, 161 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

GENERAL ADMISSION $40

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SUNDAY, JULY 30

SUNRISE GOSPEL WORSHIP SERVICE

Featuring Host and Elvis Tribute Artists, Elvis Gospel music will fill the downtown air.

Sunday July 30, 8:30 am – 10 am

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

8th ANNUAL GOSPEL BRUNCH

Listen to wonderful gospel sounds from fantastic Champions Roy LeBlanc, Ben Klein, Daylin James & Oliver Steinhoff while you enjoy a sensational brunch. Presented by Olde Town Terrace.

Sunday July 30, 9:30 am – 12 pm

Leisure Time Centre, 100 Minnesota Street, Collingwood

GENERAL ADMISSION $30

INSPIRATIONAL ELVIS GOSPEL COMPETITION

Featuring ten “Invitation Only” competitors, together with the Casino Brothers band and the fabulous Tonettes.

Sunday July 30, 10 am – 12 pm

Showcase Stage, Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

RESERVED SEATING $40, GENERAL ADMISSION $20

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CANADIAN STAR CHALLENGE

Returning host, Grand Champion Shon Carroll, will introduce a group of participating Elvis Tribute Artists who will perform for the crowd in the hopes of becoming this year’s winner.

Sunday July 30, 12 pm – 5 pm

Centre Stage, Hurontario St. near Loblaws, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa and Cranberry Golf Resort

FREE ENTRY

A ROY L. TRIBUTE

Listen to your favourite music performed by returning Grand Champion Roy LeBlanc and his band.

Sunday July 30, time to be determined

Blue Mountain Village Stage

FREE ENTRY

THE GRAND FINALS

Final round of judging where we crown the 2017 Grand Champions and our Memphis “Ultimate” Representative with your hosts Grand Champion Roy LeBlanc & VIP Guest/Emcee Memphis Jones.

Sunday July 30, 2 pm – 6 pm

Showcase Stage, Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

RESERVED SEATING $70, GENERAL ADMISSION $40

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CHAMPION'S FAREWELL

Enjoy the final night with friends and fun. Featuring Host Roy LeBlanc & the RoyL Tribute Band with Robin Kelly, Dean Vegas and Oliver Steinhoff. Presented by Olde Town Terrace. Tickets available at oldetownterrace.eventbrite.ca or by calling 705-445- 6950.

Sunday July 30, 8 pm – 1 am

Royal Canadian Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood

GENERAL ADMISSION $30

*NEW IN 2017* ULTIMATE FINALE

Celebrate the end of this year’s Festival in a special finale performance with Ultimate Champions Justin Shandor, Jay Dupuis and Bill Cherry

Sunday July 30, 8 pm – 11:30 pm

Showcase Stage, Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario Street , Collingwood

RESERVED SEATING $70, GENERAL ADMISSION $40

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