the penticton elvis festival



2017 Headliners & Finals tickets are on sale now at the SOEC Box Office! Get ’em while they last!

Elvis Presley

The Penticton Elvis Society celebrates 16 years of running The Penticton Elvis Festival.

The festival brings Elvis Fans from far and wide to the perfect holiday haven – Penticton, British Columbia. They come to celebrate “The King Of Rock & Roll” – Elvis Presley!

Dozens of tribute artists grace the outdoor stages which are set around the picturesque Okanagan Lake, along with special guests – “Friends Of Elvis”. It’s a wonderful weekend of remembering Elvis through his extensive musical library, and touching stories from those who knew him about how he touched their lives. We invite you to join us on our anniversary – where the spirit of Elvis is guaranteed to rock this summer holiday town in a way that Penticton has never experienced before! The Penticton Pacific Northwest Elvis Festival Society is a not-for-profit society whose main goal is to celebrate the life and music of the greatest entertainer ever known… Elvis Presley. The 3-day Festival is an annual event taking place in the picturesque city of Penticton, British Columbia, Canada in the beautiful Okanagan Valley. With Skaha Lake at the south end of town and Okanagan Lake at the north end of town, Penticton truly is “A Place To Stay Forever”.


If you are competing, you will need to download these forms:

Performer Documents


Vendors Should Download This Word Document

Vendors Vendor_Agreement_2017.pdf For more information please contact Ralph (250.462.2743).

The Next Penticton Elvis Festival will be held on June 22-25 2017.

⇒ Competition to be held at Okanagan Lake Park.

⇒ Headliner Show & Finals at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre.

Penticton Elvis Kick-Off Party

Pre-Party Tickets $5 Doors open at 4:30pm. Thursday June 22th, 2017. Held at The Mule on Martin. The Pre-Party tickets are available from Damon at  Andrew Sheret’s (250) 493-6754, The Blue Mule (250) 493-1819, Dave Martin 250-487-8781, The Grooveyard (250) 493-6501 and at the door ( if still available ). On Sale Now! Cash or cheque only for the Pre-Party Tickets.

Schedule of Events

  • Opening Ceremonies will be in Okanagan Lakeside Park Noon June 23th.
  • At 1:00 Headliners and Celebrities will make appearance and do a couple songs each. Local talent will follow and First Competitions will begin at 4:00 and continue till finish.
  • Sat. June 24th Park will open at 9:00am for Opening Ceremony.
  • At 9:30 Second Competition will begin.
  • 12:00 -12:30 Break, continue rest of Competition. Fun songs for ETA’s will follow while Judges Tally up, and then Finalists announced.
  • Headliner Show 8:00pm Penticton Trade and Convention Center.
  • Sunday Breakfast in Lakeside Park 7:00-8:30. Gospel Show Begins at 9:00-12:30.
  • Finals in Penticton Trade and Convention Center at 2:00pm.
  • Doors Open at 5:30pm in The Lakeside Ballroom for After Party.

Penticton Elvis Wind-Up Party

5:30pm June 25 in The Lakeside Ballroom we wind down and have fun! ETA’s get in free!! After party food and beverages will be served from 6-8:00, ETA’s will be singing and mingling with all the fans.

AFTER PARTY Tickets available at:

After Party Tickets Available at Penticton Lakeside Resort 1-800-663-9400 or 250-493-8221. 298 Duncan Ave W, Penticton BC (Credit card accepted)

On Sunday during the Gospel Showcase we will be having a Teddy Bear toss!! Please bring your stuffed animals to throw into our truck from Parkers Chrysler Jeep which will be donated to The Vancouver Children’s Hospital.

This Years Featured Headliners

Cody Slaughter

cody slaughter

Danny Vernon

danny vernon

This Years VIPs

Christopher Riordan

chris riodren

The Blackwood Quartet

the blackwood quartet

The Cadillac Kings

The Cadillac Kings take over as the premiere backup band for the competition finals. The Cadillac Kings are a cast of heavily experienced & multi-talented professional musicians, currently touring or gigging with a large number of various tribute shows; from Elvis to Roy Orbison, to Rod Stewart to Marilyn Monroe, Cher, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, and many others to come. The group consists of 10 members: Steve Soucy (keys/bg vox), Mike Fic (bass/bg vox), Scott Gamble (tubs), Mark Larmand (guitars/bg vox), Sandy Deshner (bg vox), Carley Bailey (bg vox), plus the ever-popular Uptown Hornz – Mike Schell (trumpet/acoustic guitar/bg vox), Chris Manuel (t-bone/mandolin/bg vox), Dean Bates (tenor/alto/flute/bg vox), Gordy Frie (alto/bari/bg vox).

Caddillac Kings 2016

The Cadillac Kings seen here with 2016 VIPs, “The Sweet Inspirations”.

Congratulations to Our 2016 Champions!

2016 Professional Grand Champion

Matt King (UK)

2016 pro matt king with trophey

2016 Non-Professional Champion

 Stacey Cerniuk

2016 non-pro stacey cerniuk with trophey