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Going to Graceland

Elvis Presley Car Show

Larry Jewett - May 03, 2012 01:31 PM

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Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. and Graceland announced plans for the third annual Elvis Presley Car Show. The event will be held at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee on Friday June 1 and Saturday June 2.
 As one of the most recognizable icons in the world today, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll is not only known for his music, movies and adoring fans, but also his love of cars. It is estimated that Elvis purchased over 200 automobiles in his lifetime, including a 1956 purple Cadillac Eldorado convertible, a 1973 Stutz Blackhawk and, of course, the famous 1955 pink Cadillac Fleetwood.
 Organized in celebration of Elvis’ well-known affection for and extensive car collection, the annual Elvis Presley Car Show has become a must-see annual event in Memphis. The special two-day family friendly car show will feature an impressive display of classic automobiles for visitors to see and enjoy. Hundreds of classic motorized vehicles from car clubs and individual exhibitors from around the country will make up the show. Admission for spectators to the 2012 Elvis Presley Car Show is free.
 In addition to seeing rare automobiles at oen of the most famous homes in America, classic car enthusiasts will also be able to purchase tickets and experience the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum, Elvis’ custom jets, Graceland mansion plus three new exhibits that recently opened. Those exhibits are Elvis on Tour, Elvis: Through His Daughter’s Eyes and ICON: The Influence of Elvis Presley.
 Car show hours are Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. more information can be found at www.elvis.com/carshow

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