Oct 09 2022
22nd Annual Elvis Festival-"Follow That Dream"

22nd Annual Elvis Festival-"Follow That Dream"

Presented by Garden Grove Downtown Business Association at Historic Main Street

Garden Grove is thrilled to present California’s only Elvis Festival emphasizes the legacy of Presley by featuring a  combination of traditional Elvis performances as well as not so traditional including a set of performances by singers inspired by the King but do not aim to look or sound like them.

The combination of entertainment and activities includes four bands featuring Wall along with his band Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies, regulars at Knott’s Berry Farm, performing Elvis songs bluegrass style;  The Decades with Lil Joe Banuelos singing the King’s rock and roll hits from the 50’s and 60’s along with other music legends; Scot Bruce and his band focusing on Elvis in the early years, and a Beatles Tribute Band, the Walrus, with Elvis Tribute Artist James King as the lead singer.

Other performances will include multi-award-winning talent of Martin Anthony singing gospel hits, along with other Elvis tributes, as well as an Inspired by Elvis Showcase of six singers ranging in ages 10 to 65 years old.  They include Robert Nguyen of Santa Ana, who will sing in Vietnamese.

Admission Info

Free admission & parking

$35 Reserved Seating (reserved your seat the entire day)

Phone: 7142674657

Email: elvisfestival@yahoo.com

Dates & Times

2022/10/09 - 2022/10/09

Additional time info:

In honor of  real Hound Dogs the Festival will be honoring the National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month in October with some special dogs featured in performances as well as up for adoption or fostering.  Three rescues are participating and include Paw Prints in the Sand, The Little Red Dog Rescue and the Orange County Pomeranian Rescue.  Dogs from each rescue will be introduced on stage, and serenaded by one of the Elvis singes.

Other special dogs will include  Nellie and Misha, the newest "members" to the Garden Grove Police Department’s  first K9 Support Dog Program.  They will be there all day in a booth where funds will be raised for The John Reynolds Youth Support Foundation which supports the Paws4Students Organization and funds this K9 program.

In addition to stage entertainment the festival will include the King of Cadillacs Car Show for passenger cars from 1977 and earlier, Elvis fan clubs: Jailhouse Rockers of California and Blue Suede Shoes of California, vendors with memorabilia and collectibles, stilt Elvis and Hound Dog, Abbit the Average Elvis, food trucks with special “Elvis” menu items and Main Street restaurants and merchants.

Dignity Memorial™ is returning as the presenting sponsor reminding us that Every Detail Remembered is an important part of honoring our loved ones including the King of Rock and Roll.  Participating Dignity Memorial locations include  Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary, Santa Ana; Fairhaven Memorial Services, Mission Viejo and Dimond Shannon Mortuary, Garden Grove, and are part of the network, which also owns the Memphis Funeral Home that handled Elvis Presley’s arrangements.

Festival admission is free, and parking is available at the Concorde Career College and Coastline College lots adjacent to the event, which is on Main Street between Acacia Parkway and Garden Grove Blvd.

There are a limited number of paid reserved seats for the stage entertainment and can be purchase online at Eventbrite under 22nd Annual Elvis Festival.

For more information visit the Facebook Page for the Annual Elvis Festival Garden Grove, send an email to elvisfestival@yahoo.com or call 714-267-4657.

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Location Info

Historic Main Street

Garden Grove, CA 92840