Tweed Tribute to Elvis® Festival
August 25, 26 & 27, 2017
Keep checking this page as it will be updated as new events are added
Gates open at the Tweed Fairgrounds at 3:30 pm
- At the Admissions Gate you will be able to purchase daily or weekend passes or pick up tickets that you have already ordered.
- Don’t forget to purchase your souvenir guide at this time. It is full of events, locations and times plus your "Passport" - fill it in for a chance to win some great prizes
- Public Swimming for Elvis Festival guests:
4 pm - Festival Opening Ceremonies
Our political dignitaries and special guests bid you welcome to the 6th Annual Tweed Tribute to Elvis® Festival.
Rising Start Youth Competition - Main Stage - Junior & Senior Youth ETAs Round 1
First Round of the Elvis® Tribute Artist Competition
Be sure to get a seat for this preliminary round of Elvis® Tribute competition as a qualifier for the Ultimate Elvis® Artist Competition held each year in Memphis.
8:30 pm - 2017 SPECIAL! Freddy Vette & the Flames - Rock n Roll Show!
9:30 pm - Tweedsmuir "King” Idol Competition
Wind down the evening with an informal meet and mix and get your picture taken with your favourite ETA’s at the Tweedsmuir Tavern.
Saturday, August 26
All Day - Tweed Downtown Events (not included in ticket price) Wander down Tweed's main street and view the imaginative window displays in the local businesses. Be sure to stop in and get your "Passport" stamped at participating businesses. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of Tweed
10am - Classic and Classy Car Parade & Show -
Downtown along the main street (Victoria). An annual favourite with the Village of Tweed and our Festival guests.
Various Times Saturday - ETAs perform at local venues throughout the day.
11am - Round 2 - Tribute Artist Contest
Don’t miss the exciting 2nd Round of the ETA Preliminary Competition
Rising Start Youth Competition - Main Stage - Youth ETAs Round 2
1 pm - CANADA 150TH SPECIAL EVENT - Tyendinaga Women's Water Drum Circle - Main Stage
5 pm – Elvis® Tribute Artists Semi-Finals – Fairgrounds
The excitement mounts as the talented ETAs give their all in this part of the competition
8:00 pm SHOWCASE - Featuring 2016 Tweed Grand Champion OLIVER STEINHOFF - accompanied by the Casino Brothers
9:30 pm - Tweedsmuir "King” Idol Competition finals
Sunday, August 27
11 am – Elvis® Gospel Inspirational Show– Fairgrounds
12 pm - Rising Star Youth Competitions - Festival Main Stage - Finals
Back for the 5th year, we have a lineup of young Tribute Artists - sponsored by Don DeGenova and Charles Mustard.
1 pm - Senior ETA Competition
Responding to many requests, the Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival has added this competition for veteran ETAs to compete in a brand new category
3 pm – Elvis® Tribute Artist Competitions – Finals
Watch the 5 finalists in each category as they vie for the championship, emceed by popular radio host Freddy Vette, with acclaimed Elvis® backup tribute band The Casino Brothers
5 pm - Closing Ceremonies & Award Presentations
- Enjoy The Casino Brothers in concert and then what you’ve been waiting for ...
- The Final judging results.
- Closing Remarks; Executive Festival Manager Lisa Lesage
Other Things to do in and around Tweed