Elvis Presley

Happy 81st Birthday Elvis Presley

For some of you, this is going to make you feel really old. But don’t try and drown yourself in your coffee cup, I’m going to break this to you as gently as possible. Today would have been the 81st birthday of Elvis Aaron Presley, the man who was the…
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…

Vegas Weekender: King reigns supreme in Vegas

The greatest entertainer was The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll and he returns to the stage Aug. 3 with the release of “Elvis on Tour” on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital download. In addition, 460 select movie theaters across the nation will showcase the film tonight at 7 p.m. In Vegas,…

Souvenirs to Remember Your Vegas Vacation

By Renée LiButti VEGAS.com Las Vegas is like a magnet. It attracts visitors from all around the world. The pulsating neon lights, the action-packed casinos and the “anything goes” attitude create a powerful pull – one that leaves a lasting impression on those who travel here. Of course, you’ll want…

Vegas celebrates Elvis’ birthday

This weekend the city synonymous with  Elvis Presley is celebrating what would have been the performer’s 75th birthday on January 8. Fans of all ages won’t want to miss these events in honor of the King. On the Las Vegas Strip During the day Elvis fans can spend time looking…

Elvis is in the building

His spirit, that is! Actually, I could almost believe it. When I was trying to take a picture of Elvis’ Bible with a rose left behind by a museum visitor, the flower wouldn’t cooperate. “Elvis, we know you’re in here!” Jimmy Velvet, his friend and owner of The King’s Ransom Museum,…