First Timer Tips

First Timer Tips, Necessities and Festival “Must See & Do” Items For Your Agenda

Make time to visit our unique shops, dine at our varied restaurants, and check out our exciting area attractions!

Friday

Outdoor Awesome Street Party – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Storyteller Chat, followed by Live Band ETA performances, featuring the Qualifying Round of the Competition

Indoor Concert

  • “Ultimate Beginnings” showcase – 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. – Live band, 3 Ultimate Memphis Champions and a Special Guest Returning Grand Champion – Tickets Required

Saturday

Outdoor Elvis Memories Party – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Storyteller Chat, then hear Elvis Tribute performances, followed by the Memory Lane Street Dance

Indoor Concerts

  • The Semi-Finals, featuring the “Grand Champion Showcase” starring six returning Collingwood Grand Champions – 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Tickets Required
  • “Elvis: Celebrating Greatness” showcase – 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. – Live band, 3 Ultimate Memphis Champions and 2016 Returning Grand Champion – Tickets Required

Sunday

Outdoor Gospel Worship Service – 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – followed by Storyteller Chat, then the Canadian Star Challenge Elvis showcase where the audience are the judges

Indoor Concerts

  • Inspirational Elvis Gospel Competition – 10 a.m. to 12 noon – Ten “Invitation-Only” competitors perform Elvis Gospel & inspirational favourites – Tickets Required
  • The Grand Finals – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. – where we select our 2017 Champions & our UETAC Memphis Representative – Tickets Required
  • “Ultimate Finale” showcase – 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. – Live band, 3 Ultimate Memphis Champions and the 2017 Grand Champions – Tickets Required