After the huge success of the “The Auction at Graceland” featuring third-party-owned artifacts in August, a highlight of the celebration will be a second auction taking place on Jan. 8.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7
Official Graceland Insiders Reception and Evening Graceland Tour
6-9 p.m. Graceland Plaza: A special birthday event reserved exclusively for members of the Official Graceland Insiders. Tickets are $49 and available through Graceland.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 8
Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony
9:30 a.m. Graceland's North Lawn: Free admission. Graceland/EPE officials and Memphis and Shelby County officials will celebrate with a birthday cake cutting and a proclamation of Elvis Presley Day. Fans who are unable to attend can watch the ceremony live via Elvis Presley's Graceland Livestream. Complimentary birthday cake & coffee will be served to all visitors starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Chrome Grille in Graceland Plaza.
Conversations on Elvis
1 p.m. Holiday Inn Memphis Airport Hotel and Conference Center: Hear from those who worked closest with The King – from friends, colleagues, co-stars, musicians and more. Peter Guralnick, cultural and rock historian, and author of “Last Train to Memphis” and “Careless Love,” will be a special guest speaker. Other special guests to be announced at Graceland.com soon. Tickets are $20 and available through Graceland.
The Auction at Graceland
7 p.m. CST Graceland Archives Studio: Following the highly successful Auction at Graceland in August of this year, fans and collectors from around the world will once again have the opportunity to participate on-site and online for this auction, featuring artifacts authenticated by Graceland Authenticated. All of the items in the auction will be offered from third-party collectors and none of the items included in the auction will come from the treasured Graceland Archives. The mansion and all artifacts in the Graceland Archives continue to be owned by Lisa Marie Presley and are not for sale.
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