Countdown to the festival!
The 2014 Festival Schedule
(as of February 24, 2014)
ALL TICKET PRICES TO ALL SHOWS WILL BE SUBJECT TO TAXES AND SERVICE FEES EXTRA.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
**NEW IN 2014 DINING WITH THE KING – FREE ADMISSION - Cost of your own meal according to order. - VARIOUS PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS – Come enjoy a wonderful meal, whether it be Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, at a local participating restaurant with special meal pricing available. Featuring a variety of area eateries that will specifically feature either Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner where a participating Elvis Tribute Artist will be performing and dining with you at your table! Something new and special to offer those who come to town early to both welcome you, as well as to promote our local businesses and support our loyal Tribute Artists. Participating restaurants will be announced soon! Limited seating will be available.
FIRST HURRAH KARAOKE PUB CRAWL - FREE – VARIOUS VENUES – Come see Elvis Tribute Artists perform. Begins at 5:00 pm
Participating venues will be announced in the future. ETAs are encouraged to attend.
“ROUSTABOUT” FAMILY VILLAGE – 45 ST. PAUL STREET @ THE STATION – 6 pm to 10 pm
Come out to enjoy an old fashioned Midway featuring Carnival rides, food concessions and games. Fun for the whole family. Ride tickets available for purchase on site. THURSDAY IS “LOCAL” NIGHT.
**NEW IN 2014** “THE ELVIS EVOLUTION – THE ANNIVERSARY SHOW” - Reserved Seating – $20 to $40 – 97 Hurontario Street – The Eddie Bush Memorial Arena – Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm Come out and enjoy a historic look at our Festival’s 20 years of success featuring our fabulous house band The Casino Brothers and returning Grand Champions Pete Paquette (Canada), Pete Storm (U.K.), Ben Klein (U.S.A.), Mark Anthony (Australia), plus Special Guest 2009 Ultimate Champion, Bill Cherry. No outside food or beverages permitted to be brought inside the Venue. Family Friendly Venue.
Friday, July 25, 2014
“ROUSTABOUT” FAMILY VILLAGE – 45 ST. PAUL STREET @ THE STATION – 11 am to 10 pm Come out to enjoy an old fashioned Midway, Carnival rides, food concessions and games. Fun for the whole family. Ride tickets available for purchase on site.
AWESOME STREET PARTY & TRIBUTE ARTIST SHOWCASE – HURONTARIO ST. – FREE–11 am to 12:30 am Bring your lawn chair. We respectfully ask that you please leave your pets at home for the comfort and safety of everyone. This event is outdoors without benefit of shade so please bring appropriate coverage in the event of humid or inclement weather. **NEW LOCATION IN 2014** FESTIVAL GARDENS is now located on Hurontario Street “behind” the Main Stage. – Gate admission $10. – 11 am to 9 pm. Cash Bar on site. Enjoy entertainment from our Main Stage while enjoying a beverage! Followed at 10:30 pm by a FREE Elvis movie on the South side, if you don’t want to finish your night…come enjoy “Kissin Cousins” celebrating its 50th Anniversary!
QUALIFYING ROUND OF COMPETITION – EDDIE BUSH ARENA – 97 HURONTARIO STREET – Tickets $5 to $15 – Reserved Seating – Doors at 3 pm; Show 4 pm to completion. No outside food or beverages permitted. Family friendly venue. Watch ALL ETAs compete in the first round of judging.
“DANCE TO THE LEGENDS” – ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION – 490 ONTARIO STREET – Tickets $30 per person. General Admission Seating – Doors at 7 pm; Dance 8 pm to 12 am. No outside food or beverages permitted. Cash Bar on site. Age of Majority event. Featuring tributes to Elvis, Frankie Valli, Tom Jones, Bobby Darin, Patsy Cline, Connie Francis, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Neil Diamond. With fantastic music by the legendary Gerie & the Koasters with Special Guests, The Tonettes. Prizes! Only 300 tickets available! A SOLD OUT EVENT IN 2013!
Saturday, July 26, 2014
TRIBUTE ARTIST CLASSIC CAR PARADE – HURONTARIO STREET – FREE – 9 am to 10 am Parade begins at Collingwood Collegiate Institute (Hurontario Street South) and continues North on Hurontario to Ontario Street, east on Ontario to Minnesota Street, north on Minnesota to Leisure Time Centre parking lot. Register your vehicle online. Please be advised that cars are not permitted to stop while on route. Followed immediately by a “Show & Shine” event at the Leisure Time Centre, 100 Minnesota Street. Prizes! Photo opportunities for all car enthusiasts!
CLASSIC CAR “SHOW & SHINE” – LEISURE TIME CENTRE, 100 MINNESOTA STREET – FREE – 11 am to 4 pm – Light Food available on site. Come view these beautiful classic cars. Vote for your favourite! Photo opportunities! Prizes! All car enthusiasts are welcome! $20 deposit is required at time of arrival. Deposit will be refunded if you remain onsite until conclusion.
“ROUSTABOUT” FAMILY VILLAGE – 45 ST. PAUL STREET @ THE STATION – 11 am to 10 pm
Come out to enjoy an old fashioned Midway featuring Carnival rides, food concessions and games. Fun for the whole family. Ride tickets available for purchase on site.
SEMI-FINAL ROUND OF COMPETITION – EDDIE BUSH ARENA – Tickets $10 to $25 – Reserved Seating – Doors open at 10 am; Show 11 am to completion – Family friendly atmosphere. No Alcohol permitted. No outside food or beverages permitted. All Ages Welcome. Watch the Top 40, in the Adult divisions, compete for a shot at the Grand Finals.
TRIBUTE ARTIST FAMILY VENUE TOUR – VARIOUS VENUES – FREE – 12 pm to 6 pm – Participating venues to be announced in the future! Enjoy ETAs perform for the audience. Most locations have food and beverages available on site.
ELVIS EXCITEMENT ON MAIN! – HURONTARIO STREET MAIN STAGE – FREE – 9 am to 12:30 am – A full day’s worth of entertainment awaits you featuring Elvis Tribute Artists, with Live Bands. Afternoon Entertainment includes Elvis Champions, Matt Cage, David Lee, Shon Carroll and Jay Zanier, together with Gerie & the Koasters from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Evening entertainment includes the MEMORY LANE STREET DANCE beginning at 5 pm to 10 pm featuring Touch of Vinyl, with a fantastic array of great 50′s/60′s/70′s music. Cash bar & food available on-site. **NEW LOCATION IN 2014** FESTIVAL GARDENS is now located on Hurontario Street “behind” the Main Stage. - Gate admission $10. – 11 am to 9 pm. Cash Bar and food on site. Enjoy entertainment from our Main Stage while enjoying a beverage! Followed at 10:30 pm with an Elvis movie, featuring “Blue Hawaii” for those who aren’t quite in the mood to go home yet!
GINO MONOPOLI’S ELVIS TRIBUTE SHOW – LIVE IN CONCERT – HISTORIC GAYETY THEATRE – $25 plus tax & fees – Doors: 1:30 pm; Show: 2 pm to 4 pm - An afternoon of great Elvis hits performed by returning Grand Champion Gino Monopoli, with Rudy Salerno & the Angels band. Air-conditioned venue. No food or beverages may be brought into the venue.
ELVIS GOLD – ARENA – Tickets $30 to $60 – Reserved Seating – Doors 7 pm; Show 8 pm to 11 pm – No outside food or beverages permitted. Food & Beverages available on-site. Featuring 2013 Grand Champions, Brycen Katolinsky & Jesse Aron, with 2013 Ultimate Dean Z, 2012 Ultimate Ben Portsmouth, 2011 Ultimate Cody Ray Slaughter and back by overwhelming demand….First Ever Ultimate, Shawn Klush! Also featuring our fabulous House band, The Casino Brothers with special guests, The Tonettes! Family Friendly Venue. All Ages. A SHOW NOT TO BE MISSED!
“A CHAMPION’S SHOWCASE” – ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION – 490 ONTARIO STREET – Tickets $30 per person. General Admission Seating – Doors at 7 pm; Dance 8 pm to 12 am. No outside food or beverages permitted. Cash Bar on site. Age of Majority Event. Featuring five incredible Champions from around the World! Starring James Gibb & John Cigan (Canada), European Champion Johnny Lee Memphis (Scotland), Oliver Steinhoff (Germany), Mark Andrew (Australia)! This is a track only show! A SOLD OUT EVENT IN 2013!
GINO MONOPOLI’S ELVIS TRIBUTE SHOW – LIVE IN CONCERT – HISTORIC GAYETY THEATRE – $25 plus tax & fees - Doors: 7 pm; Show: 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm - Spend an Evening with multi-award winning Grand Champion, Gino Monopoli, in the beautiful, historic Gayety Theatre to celebrate a night of Elvis favorites accompanied by Rudy Salerno & the Angels. A show not to be missed! Family friendly air-conditioned venue. No food or beverages are permitted to be brought into the venue.
Sunday, July 27th, 2014
SUNRISE WORSHIP SERVICE – EDDIE BUSH ARENA – FREE – NON-DENOMINATIONAL -9 am to 10:30 am - No outside food or beverages permitted. Featuring your Host, Pat Lucknow and ETA performers with Special Guests, The Tonettes and a surprise Guest! A goodwill offering will be gratefully accepted and appreciated.
“ROUSTABOUT” FAMILY VILLAGE – 45 ST. PAUL STREET @ THE STATION – 11 am to 5 pm Come out to enjoy an old fashioned Midway featuring Carnival rides, food concessions and games. Fun for the whole family. Ride tickets available for purchase on site.
CANADIAN STAR CHALLENGE – on the Hurontario Street Stage – 11 am to 5 pm – FREE. Cash bar and food available on-site. Come out to watch twelve competitors via for top honours to win a “Special Career Enhancing” Prize Package. We invite audience members to become the “Judging Panel” for this exciting competition!
INSPIRATIONAL ELVIS GOSPEL COMPETITION – ARENA – Tickets $20 to $50 – Reserved Seating
1 pm to 3:30 pm - No outside food or beverages permitted. Food and beverages available on-site. Featuring “Invitation Only” competitors with your Host 2013 Inspirational Champion, Norm Ackland, Jr.. This concert is becoming one of our most popular events! Don’t be disappointed! With Special Guest appearances to be announced!
THE GRAND FINALS – ARENA – 97 HURONTARIO STREET – Tickets $30 to $70 – Reserved Seating – Doors 5 pm; Show 6 pm to 10:30 pm No outside food or beverages permitted. Food and beverages available on-site. Final round of judging where we crown the 2014 Grand Champions and our Memphis “Ultimate” Representative. Family friendly venue!
**NEW IN 2014 – NOW A TICKETED EVENT** COLLINGWOOD ELVIS FESTIVAL “OFFICIAL” LAST HURRAH PARTY presented by Moguls – COLLINGWOOD CURLING CLUB – 250 Hume Street - $18 per person + tax & fees – Doors open at 7 p.m.; Entertainment begins at 8 pm to 2 am– Full “Elvis” inspired food buffet included in the cost. Reserved Seating. Age of Majority event. All registered ETAs-only welcome to perform! Come out and celebrate the final night of the Festival filled with fun and excitement. See the Curling Club transformed into an energized party room. Party theme is “Elvis Movies” so come dressed in your favorite Elvis character from one of his movies to win a prize! Karaoke-style entertainment begins at 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. with Elvis Tribute Artists singing your favorites and then the evening gets even better as live Elvis band, Rudy & the Angels takes over the stage to perform with all the attending Tribute Artists from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Licensed outdoor patio is also available with full bar available on site. Buffet will include some of Elvis’ favorite foods and each table will be themed after a movie. Ambience, energy and elegance all rolled into one party! THIS IS THE ONLY “OFFICIAL” LAST HURRAH PARTY so don’t be left out, get your tickets early! You won’t be disappointed in the culmination of our 20th Anniversary celebration! This will be the one & only “Elvis” entertainment party licensed on Sunday evening.
Visit www.collingwoodelvisfestival.com for more information or call toll-free 1-866-943-8849 and select Option #1 to order Tickets.
Additional Shows and information will be added as it becomes available.
TICKET PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO TAXES AND SERVICE FEES EXTRA UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.
ALL SHOWS, CONTENT, PRICING AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE!
ADMISSION TO ALL SHOWS MAY BE SUBJECT TO SECURITY SEARCH UPON ENTRY.
NO VIDEO CAMERAS OR VIDEOTAPING ARE PERMITTED WITHIN THE EDDIE BUSH MEMORIAL ARENA.
Venue Location Addresses Eddie Bush Arena – 97 Hurontario Street, between 2nd & 3rd, under the Clock Tower
Collingwood Curling Club – 250 Hume Street by the Water Tower and the YMCA
The Historic Gayety Theatre – 161 Hurontario Street, just south of Ontario Street between Third & Fourth street.
The Station – 45 St. Paul Street at the Collingwood Museum – looks like a Train Station, corner of Huron & St. Paul Street.
Royal Canadian Legion – 490 Ontario Street, watch for the Tank & Airplane on the property.
Festival Gardens – Hurontario Street @ Second/Simcoe on the North side of the Main Stage.