Celebrate 31 years of the Parkes Elvis Festival with fellow fans from the Travel at 60 community!
The festival features a jam-packed five-day program of events, including look-a-like contests, the beloved Street Parade, displays of Elvis artefacts, an absolutely amazing Gospel Service (where you'll enjoy priority seating), vintage cars and so much more. Step back into the 50's with muscle cars, Priscilla lookalikes and an Elvis literally on every corner of the township of Parkes.
Our host has hand-picked the best of the festival program, securing tickets to the best concerts in Parkes. You'll be nothin' but a hound dog, crying all the time, if you miss out!
You'll also visit the Parkes Dish, enjoy dinner and show in Cowra.
Call 1300 414 198 to hold your place on this fun-filled musical getaway!
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The 2024 Parkes Elvis Festival take place from Thursday 11 January to Monday 15 January
Call our experienced Travel Team to book your Seat on this fabulous Elvis experience! Call now 1300 414 198
This itinerary and timings are subject to changes without notice - please use it as a guide. A final itinerary will be provided prior to departure.
DAY 1 - Thursday 11 January 2024
Depart- Pickup from the Ibis Sydney Hotel, Airport (O'Riordan Street) at 8:30am sharp
This is a 5 hour journey with breaks built-in for morning tea and lunch (own expense). Arrive into Cowra late afternoon.
This evening enjoy a dinner and get to know our fellow Elvis travellers.
DAY 2 - Friday 12 January 2024
This morning after breakfast transfer to Parkes for the first day of the Elvis Festival. Start the festivities with the Elvis Tribute Heats at the Leagues Club. Experience some of the best Elvis tribute artists in the industry as they compete for their place in history at the preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. This contest is a search for the Elvis tribute artist who best represents. After a morning of fun it’s time to visit "the dish" before returning to Cowra. This evening enjoy a group dinner.
DAY 3 - Saturday 13 January 2024
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Parkes to attend the Elvis Street parade. Enjoy Elvis-themed floats, Elvis and Priscilla look-a-likes, vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and marching bands as they head from Bushman Street to Cooke Park down the length of Clarinda Street in the Northparkes Mines Street Parade.
The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you please. Lunch is at your own expense today. There will be a variety of options from food trucks to pubs, clubs and restaurants.
This afternoon return to Cowra and enjoy a relaxing afternoon before dinner and a show later this evening.
DAY 4 - Sunday 14 January 2024
Today head back to Parkes to hear the gospel songs of Elvis sung in the 3 and 4 part ‘Southern Gospel’ harmony style of the Jordanaires and Stamps quartets. Consisting of three amazing soloists in their own right, the Southern Cross Vocal Band’s concerts offer variety by seamlessly combining the trios with solos, song introductions and even some bluegrass featuring the 5 string banjo. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you please. Lunch is at your own expense today. There will be a variety of options from food trucks to pubs, clubs and restaurants.
This afternoon feature Elvis Tribute concert.Each year the event presents powerful vocals, unique instrumentation and pure, raw talent in this show, as the best in the world honour the one and only King of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Elvis Presley.
Enjoy a free evening in Cowra to explore the local cafes and restaurants - dinner is at your own expense this evening.
DAY 5 - Monday 15 January 2024
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred back to Sydney. Bid farewell to your fellow travellers as we arrive back at Ibis Sydney Airport, where your tour will end.
Should I dress in costume for this event?
“Each year our Festival guests show up in droves, decked to the nines in their finest Elvis and Priscilla attire.
We want you to make the most of this event, dress up, don't dress up, its up to you. Do however make sure you pack comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a hat.
Can I bring my wheelie walker? Yes you can!
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.
A non-refundable deposit of $350pp is due within 7 days of booking. Final payment is due not later than 17 November 2023.
The itinerary is subject to change. All timings provided are a guide only.