Tickets Go on Sale for the 2013 Florida Elvis Festival

01/08/2013 - 10:00am - 04/26/2013 - 10:00am

         2013 Florida Elvis Festival 
April 26–28, 2013
Historic Citrus County Courthouse and the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
Inverness, FL 34450

Tickets go on Sale -January 8th - in memory of Elvis’s Birthday
Phone numbers 352.341.6427 or 352.341.6436


                                                          Elvis In Concert
Friday, April 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Historic Citrus County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Courtroom, Inverness, FL
Ted Torres, award-winning Elvis Tribute Artist from Orlando, FL, has been captivating audiences for years. Follow your own dreams at an evening concert of Elvis magic in the courtroom, right where Elvis filmed Follow That Dream! All proceeds to benefit the Historic Citrus County Courthouse and Old Courthouse Heritage Museum.
Tickets: $25


                                Stumpknocker’s Elvis Blue Suede Shoes 5k Run/Walk!
Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8:00 a.m.
www.Elvis5Krun.com for registration/information
$500 prize for best costume (must be an enrolled participant to enter), as judged by four guest dignitaries.
Benefitting Hospice of Citrus County/Pediatric Division/Herry’s Kids
Event starts 8:00 a.m. at Stumpknockers on the Square in Inverness. Enrolled dog walkers will be paced after runners; water bowls available! This first annual, family-friendly event is open to individuals and groups who want to make a difference in their community. What a great way to start your morning! (Water and comfort stops will be available along the route for all contestants.)
Entry Fee: Pre-registration $20.00/Race day $25.00


                                             *All-Day Elvis Festival! FREE!
Saturday, April 27, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Courthouse Square, Inverness

Attention, all you Elvis lovers! We have a full day planned, with food and drink vendors, drawings, karaoke, Elvis look-alike contests (human and pet!), and much more. David English will be signing copies of his brand new book from Sony/RCA Publishers titled Elvis Presley Summer of ‘61. Lavishly illustrated with many rare photographs of a young Elvis’s Florida adventures, the book is a collector’s dream. Interested vendors, contact Sue Manuszak at 386.624.5418.

                                    When Elvis Came to Town  - Now in Its Third Year!                 
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Two performances, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Historic Citrus County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Courtroom
Purchase your tickets beginning January 8th! Call 352.341.6427
Ted Torres stars as a young Elvis in this original musical production, live onstage in the same courtroom where Presley filmed the climactic scene of his ninth movie, “Follow That Dream.” Volunteer actors from local high schools and theater groups re-enact “how it really was” during those magical six weeks when he was in Florida in 1961.
Tickets: $25 

                                       All You Wanted to Know about Elvis and More!

Saturday, April 27, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Historic Citrus County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Courtroom
Suggested Donation: $5
Q & A with David English, Marion Cocke, and some of the local extras who participated in the filming of Elvis’s ninth movie! Mr. English has spent the last several years collecting rare photographs and researching archives to compile his new book. Ms. Cocke was Elvis’s devoted caregiver during his final months. They look forward to answering your questions.

                                                     Gospel Music and Brunch
Sunday, April 28, 2013
12:00 noon
Historic Citrus County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Courtroom
Join us for a sumptuous catered buffet in the upstairs Courtroom, where Ted Torres will sing some of Elvis’s favorite gospel music, including “In the Chapel” and “Amazing Grace.” Seating is limited to the first 120 people.
Tickets: $25