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Elvis FANtasy Fest – Portage Indiana

The Elvis FANtasy Fest returns to Portage at the Woodland Park Community Building, 2100 Willowcreek Road, on October 11th – 13th, 2024 for the 28th year.  The event is an all-volunteer fundraiser for the Porter County Special Olympics.  The weekend event celebrates the music legacy of Elvis Presley along with remembering his humanitarian ways by giving to the charity.

The weekend event begins on Friday, with a welcome party hosted by local tribute artist “Quentin Flagg and Friends.”  There will be  short show providing dance music for the get together. Elvis FANtasy Fest brings people in from as far away as Washington State and fans come from the Chicago area along with Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Iowa. 

Saturday is the first round for the Ultimate Tribute Artist Contest, which is a qualifier for the contest produced by Elvis Presley Enterprises in Memphis during the annual celebration of Elvis’ life and music each August.  It is produced by license agreement with E.P.E.  Twenty one Elvis tribute artists will compete to win cash, and the top ETA will represent the Portage Elvis FANtasy Fest in Memphis.

Saturday Day –   2024

10 AM Doors Open 

10:30 AM  Welcome 

11 AM Contest Session I

Break

1:30 PM PM Contest Session I

3 PM Special Guests Interview

3:30 PM Contest Session II

Saturday Evening –  

7 PM Doors Open

Join us for the Great Elvis Auction prior to the start of the show.

8 PM Headliner Show 

Elvis Quentin Flagg, Robert Washington, Jimmy Holms, David Lee & more

Join us for our after party at Shenanigan’s 6121 Melton Road, Portage, IN 46368.

Sunday – 2024

10 AM Doors Open

Sunday Brunch Menu available. Food service all weekend provided by the parents of our Special Olympic Athletes.

11 AM Gospel Show 

Join us for some wonderful down home Gospel music.

ETA Contest Finals

1:00 PM Top Ten Finalist

3 PM Top Five Finalist

4:00 PM Finale – Slide Show Presentation & March of the Porter County Special Olympic Athletes!

4:45 PM Contest Award Ceremony

**All times and artist are subject to change**

Special Olympic athletes and parents serve as the volunteer force to help run the event.  There will be an auction with some great prize packages along with a theme basket raffle.  Food is served at the event along with several dealers who sell Elvis merchandise.  Parking is free.

Tickets are available online at www.elvisfantasyfest.com or can be purchased at the door.  Prices range for $35 to $120 depending on the type of ticket needed.

 

 

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.