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25th anniversary Elvis festival brings back classic car parade

Collingwood Elvis Festival's Homecoming celebration runs July 25-28 downtown
File photo. Erika Engel/CollingwoodToday
The Collingwood Elvis Festival will celebrate in style for its 25th anniversary with a Super Saturday full of Signature Events, the Classic Car Parade, and some exciting new international Elvis Tribute Artists, along with many returning fan favorites. On Saturday, July 27, spend a full day in Collingwood celebrating and reminiscing with fans, friends, and family. This is the Collingwood Elvis Festival ‘Homecoming’, and you are welcome to release your inner Elvis! Limited tickets are available at

On Super Saturday, start the day at 9 a.m. with the return of the Classic Car Parade presented by Buff-It Detailing. The Parade starts at Collingwood Collegiate Institute and heads up Hurontario Street into the heart of downtown Collingwood. Elvis Tribute Artists and VIPs will greet the crowds from more than 50 stunning classic cars!

Enjoy an immersive experience at the thrilling Saturday Semi-Finals Signature Showcase, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa, beginning at 11:00 AM at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena. The top-30 Elvis Tribute Artists compete before a panel of experienced judges to find out who will qualify for the Grand Finals. This show also features a special guest appearance by International Ultimate Champions Gordon Hendricks, direct from the UK, and Jay Dupuis, from the USA. Limited VIP Tickets ($70), Premium Tickets ($50), and General Admission Tickets ($30) are still available. Buy your tickets now, before it’s too late!

The Saturday Night Homecoming Signature Showcase begins at 8:00 PM at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena. The Collingwood Elvis Festival’s 25th Anniversary celebrates with memories of Elvis and will feature all-star performances by your host and two-time Grand Champion, Ray Guillemette, Jr., two-time Grand Champion Pete Paquette, the 2018 Youth Champion Connor Russo, the 2018 Grand Champion Tim E. Hendry, and Ultimate Champions Dean Z and Shawn Klush. This signature show is not to be missed, and only a few premium and general admission tickets remain.

Fans can now save 10 per-cent on the Signature Events with a new 3-Pack General Admission Package for the Semi-Finals, Saturday Night Homecoming, and Sunday Grand Finals! It’s only $81.00 + taxes & fees, so get in on the savings!

Throughout Saturday, there is lots more happening outside on Hurontario Street starting at 10:00 AM. Check out the full event schedule for details on performances on the north-end Centre Stage, presented by Living Water Resort & Spa, as well as the south-end “open-mic” Inner Elvis Stage, presented by Enbridge.

Collingwood Elvis Festival’s ‘Homecoming’ celebration begins Thursday evening, July 25 and continues through Sunday, July 28, 2019. Stay tuned for more amazing event features and latest updates at

  • Online at
  • By phone toll-free to Theatre Collingwood at 1-866-382-2200 or locally at 705-445-2200
  • Hours are Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.