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2017 will be the festival of a lifetime and features appearances by all ten winners, Shawn Klush; Brandon Bennett; Bill Cherry; Justin Shandor; Cody Ray Slaughter; Ben Portsmouth; Dean Z; Jay Dupuis; David Lee and Dwight Icenhower.
Also appearing will be the 2016 Lake George Elvis Festival Grand Champion Tim Hendry and our 2016 representative to the Ultimate Robert Washington.
We will feature over fifty professional competitors as well as non-professional and youth division competitors.
The five full days of Elvis activities include Tribute Artists performing on cruises on the lake, Classic Car parade, concerts and parties each night of the festival.
For your souvenir shopping, we have an Elvis Collectibles Sale showcasing Elvis merchandise ~ official festival t-shirts, keychains, CDs, DVDs, and much more.
A world-class event and is now the second-largest Elvis Tribute Artist Competition in the world! Competitors and spectators from across the globe come and celebrate Elvis!
Wednesday, 8:30pm ~ Opening Night Party
The Party will be at the Adirondack Pub & Brewery, 33 Canada Street. They will be serving great food, LOCAL craft beverages and there will be Elvis entertainment as competitors take the mic and warm up their voices for the days to come.
Thursday ~ We have lots going on!
At 4pm we have the Past Champion's Dinner at the Shoreline Restaurant, 4 Kurasaka Lane.
8pm at the Lake George Forum ~ 10 Years of Ultimate Elvis' Part 1. The concert stars Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Bill Cherry, Brandon Bennett, Cody Ray Slaughter and Jay Dupuis. Stop by at 11pm for the After Party. Relax, grab a bite and enjoy our tribute artists entertaining.
Friday Brings More Fun
Beginning at 10am at the Lake George Forum, 2200 State Route 9, and continuing through until 5pm the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Round 1. Over fifty Elvis Tribute Artists compete for prize money and the chance to represent Lake George at the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest held during Elvis Week in Memphis.
1-2:30pm it's Elvis aboard the Adirondac Lake Cruise at the Lake George Shoreline Cruises, 2 Kurasaka Lane. Enjoy the beauty of the Queen of the American Lakes as tribute artists entertain you.
At 8pm head back to the Lake George Forum for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Round 2. Tonight's contest stars Shawn Klush and Justin Shandor with last year's Lake George Elvis Festival Grand Champion Tim E Hendry and past champion Robert Washington.
At 11pm there will be an After Party at the Boardwalk Restaurant, Lower Amherst Street. Enjoy more Elvis entertainment.
Saturday is Busy!
At 9am the Elvis Classic Car Parade begins at the Lake George Jr/Sr School, 381 Canada Street. Our local classic car club joins in the fun as they take our tribute artists to the Lake George Forum. Everyone loves a parade!
10am to 5pm at the Lake George Forum, 2200 State Route 9, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Round 2. Competitions feature over fifty Elvis Tribute Artists compete in five divisions, Professional Early-Years, Professional 70’s, Non-Professional Early-Years, Non-Professional 70’s, and Youth.
At Noon look for Elvis Around Town as tribute artists will be entertaining in local establishments ~ have some lunch and enjoy!
Join Elvis aboard the Minne-Ha-Ha, Lake George Steamboat Co, Steel Pier, 57 Beach Road. Take your choice of a cruise time, 1:30pm; 3pm and 4:30pm or sail on all three! Please call the Steamboat Co, 518-668-5777 ext 4 for your reservation.
4-8pm there is the Dinner at the Shoreline Restaurant, 4 Kurasaka Lane. As you enjoy your evening meal our Elvis tribute artists will entertain. Please call Shoreline Cruises, 518-668-4644 for your reservation.
8pm at the Lake George Forum, 10 years of Ultimate Elvis Part 3. Celebrate ten years of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists with tonights concert starring Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Ben Portsmouth, Dean Z, David Lee and Dwight Icenhower.
Tonight's After Party at 11pm will be at King Neptune's Pub, 1 Kurasaka Lane and Elvis sings all your favs.
Sunday will be our Farewells
From 10:30am until noon we have Elvis Music Gospel Celebration at the Lake George Forum, 2200 State Route 9. This special morning concert celebrates Elvis' gospel roots. Join Dwight Icenhower, David Lee and Robert Washington as they perform some very special music close to Elvis' heart. We ask for your generous donations benefiting St Jude's.
1:30-6pm the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Round Finals at the Lake George Forum. The top five from each division, only top 3 Youth, will compete in Sunday's finals will be backed by the Change of Habit. Our Grand Champion will represent Lake George at the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis.
7pm brings us to the Festival Wrap Party ~ celebrate our 2017 champion and enjoy one last opportunity to hear some great Elvis entertainment by these very talented tribute artists.