When: 27th – 29th September 2013
Where: Porthcawl, Mid Glamorgan, Wales
£: Some events are free, ticketed shows cost from £8
What is it?
Porthcawl Elvis Festival is an annual event which sees thousands of Elvis fans descend on the Welsh seaside town for a unique celebration of The King. The festival has been going since 2004 and is now officially the biggest Elvis festival in the world with 31,000 visitors making the journey last year.
During the festival, shows take place in the Grand Pavilion including The Elvies, the world’s leading award show for Elvis tribute artists. There are 100 ETAs (or Elvis tribute artists) expected over the festival weekend.
There are also more than 100 shows over the weekend, many with free admission, which form the Fringe Festival. Over twenty venues in and around the town take part in the Fringe helping to make Porthcawl the largest Elvis event in Europe.
More info: www.elvies.co.uk