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Tupelo Elvis tribute artist winner in Top 10 in Memphis

From the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association: The Tupelo Elvis Festival named Ben Thompson of London, England the 2014 Tupelo Elvis Tribute Artist Winner at the festival this past June. As the winner of the Tupelo competition, Thompson represented Tupelo in round one of the Elvis Presley Enterprises Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition Tuesday in Memphis. […]

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Food Truck-Apalooza

Don’t forget – it’s Food Truck-Apalooza today

It’s usually Food Truck Friday in Fairpark, but today it’s kicked up a notch.  Today is the long-awaited Food Truck-Apalooza! As a reminder, it’s in the parking lot of the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau,  rain or shine. All three food trucks – Local Mobile, Memphis Style BBQ on Wheels and Two Dudes Mexican Foods– will be there, along with additional vendors, […]

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Bids opened for Elvis Presley trail work in Tupelo

As the annual Tupelo Elvis Festival gets set to start tonight, a project connected to the King’s birthplace took an important step today. Two bids were submitted to work on the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail: Century Construction: $12,362,726.74 Key LLC: $11,528,115.04 The next step is for the bids to be reviewed by the Major Thoroughfare Committee, the City […]

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Posted in Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Birthplace, Fairpark District, MDOT, tourism, Tupelo, Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tupelo Elvis Festival2 Comments

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Tupelo Elvis Festival Carnival to set up Thursday

The Tupelo Elvis Festival is this weekend,  June 5-8 in Downtown Tupelo.  Along with all the festivities is the Elvis Festival Carnival, which will run from Thursday to Saturday. In a change from past years, the carnival will set up in the northwest corner of the BancorpSouth Arena parking lot. Hours of the carnival are: Thursday: […]

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Band Together Benefit Concert June 5 in Tupelo

From the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association:  Following the storms of April 28, 2014, a group of citizens band together in order to host a benefit concert for the Northeast Mississippi tornado relief efforts. After working feverishly hard, we are proud to announce the Band Together Benefit Concert will take place Thursday, June 5, at […]

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Posted in Business news, Disaster relief/recovery, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Elvis Festival0 Comments

Performers announced for Tupelo Elvis Festival

Sister Hazel and Joe Nichols are the headliner acts for the 16th Tupelo Elvis Festival June 5-8, the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association announced late Friday. • At  the Fairpark stage on the night of Friday, June 6 will be Sister Hazel. They’re an alternative rock band from Gainesville, Fla.,that “blends elements of folk rock, pop, classic rock […]

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Tupelo Elvis Festival named one of top 20 events for 2014

Thank you, thank you very much!  The Tupelo Elvis Festival has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for 2014. Here’s what they said: The Southeast’s only international festival in honor of Elvis Presley; Tupelo, Mississippi’s native son, with the exception of Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. The internationally attended festival […]

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