Elvis Presley

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: August 14 – 16, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: August 14 – 16, 2015

Sin City – land of perpetual sunshine and chronic celebration. This weekend won’t be short on either of those juicy little luxuries. We’re celebrating the past, present and future with a modern twist on an ancient art, chest-heaving thrills, laughter and lots of great music (old and new). So pop…

Back in the building: Elvis takes Vegas by storm-AGAIN

Thanks to the hit reality show on A&E, extreme hoarding is now frowned upon. But thanks to the holy rock gods, the show wasn’t around when Vernon Presley started collecting just about every personal item that passed through his son’s hands. Because of his slight “collector tendencies,” the rest of…

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

The spirit of Elvis returns to Las Vegas — and the very hotel where he performed more than 800 shows — during the Las Vegas Elvis Fest at the Westgate Las Vegas Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14. The four-day festival, sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., is a…

Wax poetic with Elvis in Las Vegas

It was 57 years ago to this day that Elvis Presley performed his first show in Las Vegas. Elvis was just 21 years old when he was booked in the Venus Room at the New Frontier hotel. But it wasn’t until The International hotel opened in 1969 (later the Hilton and now…

Elvis sightings abound

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Elvi have left the building, and they’re heading out to Fremont Street. This weekend downtown Vegas is all about pompadours, sideburns and bedazzled jumpsuits. If you’re hoping to experience an Elvis sighting in Vegas, get ready for an eyeful. On May 6 and 7, Fremont Street will be…

2010 Elvis Week in Vegas

There’s a “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” when it comes to Elvis in Vegas. August 16 marks the 33rd anniversary of the King’s passing, and the city he once called home is paying tribute to the entertainer who has become synonymous with Vegas. Here are places we recommend you visit…