Graceland Military Appreciation Weekend, March 23-24, 2019
Graceland Invites Active Military, Veterans to Commemorate Anniversary of Elvis’ Military Service During Annual Military Appreciation Weekend March 23-24
Elvis began his service in the United States military on March 24, 1958 when he was inducted into the U.S. Army, and to salute the troops and commemorate the anniversary of Elvis’ military service, Graceland will host its annual Military Appreciation Weekend, March 23 – 24, 2019. This two-day celebration will showcase Elvis’ patriotism through a variety of family-friendly events and activities including, photo opportunities with Elvis’ Presidential Medal of Freedom, daily presentation and retiring of the flag and a care package collection center for active and deployed military. The weekend will be highlighted by a Graceland Live concert featuring Bret Michaels performing live at the Graceland Soundstage.
Graceland will provide free entry tickets to the Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex to Active Duty, Retired Armed Services, and Shelby County First-Responders during Military Appreciation Weekend, along with discounted tickets for family and friends.
Along with providing complimentary weekend passes and concert tickets to veterans and active military members, Graceland has also partnered with Operation Gratitude to collect items and “thank you” letters for troops throughout Military Appreciation Weekend. Operation Gratitude sends care packages and letters of support to deployed military, military families, veterans and first responders every year.
In addition to special offers at Graceland and Elvis Presley’s Memphis, the AAA four-diamond Guest House at Graceland resort hotel will offer a special military appreciation discounted rate of 50% off Best Available Rate per night to both active military, veterans and Shelby County first responders.