Parkes Elvis Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

4 Jan 2023 to 8 Jan 2023 Annual Event

The iconic Parkes Elvis Festival is a celebration of Elvis Presley’s life and music held annually in Parkes, NSW, to coincide with the birthday of The King in January. The 2023 Festival will be held from 4-8 January and will celebrate its 30th year.

Recognised as one of the top three Festivals and Events in Australia, the Festival attracts tens of thousands of Elvis fans with a global reach of 599 million.

The Festival continues to grow with more than 200 events across five fabulous, fun-filled days. From Wednesday to Sunday, events take place at venues in and around Parkes. The Festival attracts headline international and national Elvis tribute artists, and more than 24,000 national and international visitors to Central West NSW.

The theme for the 2023 Festival is Elvis’ 1961 musical comedy, Blue Hawaii. The colorful, exotic locales, fabulous soundtrack and light-hearted storyline make this comedy one of Elvis’ most beloved films.

Parkes Elvis Festival is proud to be officially endorsed by the estate of Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc.

There are shuttle bus services available during the Festival from nearby towns including Forbes and Peak Hill .


Bar Cafe Carpark Family Friendly Kiosk Parents Room Pet Friendly Public Telephone Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Event Dates

Annual Event

4 Jan 2023 to 8 Jan 2023

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