Collingwood Elvis Festival 2015

The Ultimate Guide to The Collingwood Elvis Festival
Thursday, July 23 to Sunday, July 26, 2015


This year’s theme is “This is Elvis”- A chance to learn about Elvis, his music, his attitude and his iconic image. More than 100 Tribute Artists attend the Festival each year. 2015 Tribute Artists

Official Website: CollingwoodElvisFestival.com
Schedule of Events

2015 Highlights

Collingwood Elvis Festival 2015Main Stage Show
Hurontario Street Stage, between 2nd & Simcoe St.
Friday from 11:00 am  –  10:00 pm
Street Party & Tribute Artist Showcase – Friday from 11am to 10pm. Bring your lawn chair and listen to ALL registered Elvis Tribute Artists perform.  FREE
Saturday 12 pm – 4:30 pm
Listen to great performances by Glenn Aitchison at 12 pm; Joey Cundari at 1 pm; Brent Freeman at 2 pm; Marcus Wells at 3 pm and a Special Guest appearance by our own Collingwood Idol Winner at 4 pm!    FREE
Saturday 6 pm – 10 pm
Memory Lane Street Dance – featuring a great live band, Touch of Vinyl, with a fantastic array of great music from the 50’s/60’s & Elvis era. A true street dance experience. FREE
Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
The Canadian Star Challenge – Host, Grand Champion Shon Carroll, and a performance by the 2014 Canadian Star Challenge winner, Dave Stewart! Twelve competitors will then vie for top honours to win a Special Prize Package. Audience members become the “Judging Panel” for this exciting competition! FREE


Blue Mountain Village Stage

Friday 7 pm – 9 pm – Grand Champion Robin Kelly & Corny Rempel perform the very best of Elvis.  Featuring Rudy Salerno and the Angels band.    Blue Mountain Village Stage , Jozo Weider Blvd.
Saturday 9 pm – 11 pm – Featuring the legendary Gerie & the Koasters with “”direct from Memphis”” Memphis Jones and other tributes to Patsy Cline, Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Tom Jones and Frankie Valli  to perform popular favourites.
Sunday 11 am – 1 pm Gospel Mountain Morning
Enjoy the soulful gospel music performed by returning ETA Champions John Cigan & Norm Ackland Jr.
Sunday 2 pm – 4 pm – Listen to your favourite music performed by returning Grand Champion Roy LeBlanc and his band.
View Blue Mountain Village Schedule


Collingwood Elvis Festival 2015Tribute Artist Classic Car Parade – Saturday 9-10 am.

Parade begins at Collingwood Collegiate Institute (Hurontario Street South) and continues North on Hurontario to Ontario Street, east on Ontario to Ste. Marie Street, north on Ste. Marie Street to municipal parking lot. Hurontario Street     9:00 am    10:00 am    FREE

Sunrise Gospel Worship Service (Non Denominational) Sunday 9 am – 10:30 am.

Host, Pat Lucknow and ETA performers including Lorensz Francke, Richard Wolfe, Joey Cundari, Ronnie Scott, Frank Greenwood, Jim Robinson and Robert Frank, with special guests, the Tonettes! A freewill offering will be gratefully accepted and appreciated in support of the officiating Church and the Collingwood Elvis Festival.
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena    97 Hurontario St    Freewill offering

Family Carnival

Enjoy an old-fashioned Carnival complete with rides, food concessions and games. Fun for the whole family. Hurontario St. North on Waterfront
Thursday 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm    Friday & Saturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm   Sunday 1:00 am – 5:00 pm


Collingwood Elvis Festival 2015 – The Competition 

Friday 4 pm – 11 pm Qualifying Round of competition 
Watch ALL competitors in the first round of judging. Tickets $5 to $15
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario St    Tickets required
Saturday 11 am – 5 pm Semi-Final Round of Competition
Watch the Top 40 competitors, in the adult division, compete for a shot at the Grand Finals.
Tickets $10 to $25 – Reserved Seating.
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario St    Tickets required

Sunday 6 pm – 10:30 pm The Grand Finals

Final round of judging where we crown the 2015 Grand Champions and our Memphis “Ultimate” Representative. Special guest appearance by 2014 Champion Gordon Hendricks as we hand over the Champion crown for 2015! Tickets $30 to $70 – Reserved seating.
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, 97 Hurontario St    Tickets required

Plan your Visit Venue maps, where to stay, how to get to Collingwood
Accommodation – call toll-free to 1-888-227-8667 for more information on where to stay or visit visitsouthgeorgianbay.ca & ChrisKeleher.ca Where to stay
Transportation – routes and schedules www.collingwood.ca/Colltrans
Collingwood Elvis Festival icket Packages
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