Elvis Festival - What You Need To Know!

Posted by Melissa Barrett on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 1:48pm.

This weekend downtown Collingwood will be transformed into a sea of Blue Suede Shoes and Heartbreak Hotels as The Elvis Festival takes over! Celebrate all things Elvis with 3 days of Street Festivals, Tribute Showcases, Dance, Sights, Signature Shows,Competitions and More! 

The Jen Scholte Team has everything you need to know in one location! 

Accommodations: 

Haven't booked your Hotel yet? As of Wednesday July 25th, the following locations still have availability - but act quick! Rooms are selling out! 

Note: We do not guarantee availability of these locations at your time of booking. Availability was researched at approx. 2pm Wed. Jul 25

- Comfort Inn & Suites Collingwood

- Georgian Bay Hotel & Conference Centre

- The Westin Trillium Inn (Blue Mountain) 

- Blue Mountain Resort

- The Lodges at Blue Mountain

Camping Near Collingwood: 

Note: We do not guarantee availability of sites at these locations, this listing is for information purposes: 

Jell-e-Bean Campground & Trailer Park 

Cedar Grove Park

Craigleith RV Park

Getting Around

FREE Bus Service: Collingwood Public Transit, the Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Transit Link, and the Collingwood/Blue Mountains Transit Link are all available for FREE. Buses are accessible for different levels of mobility. Running Friday 7am - Midnight, Saturday 7am - Midnight, Sunday 7am - 9pm. For more details visit www.southgeorgianbaytransit.ca

Rock & Roll Express Shuttle Service: Brought to you by Ace Transportation Group, sing along on board the Rock & Roll Express and celebrate history's greatest entertainer. Use the Rock & Roll Express to get around Collingwood and to each concert location with ease. The Cost of the shuttle is $5 per person, per ride. View the schedule

New Courtesy Carts: Two, 8-person shuttles will be touring throughout Downtown Collingwood from one end of the festival area to the other, stopping at multiple points along the way. Flag down our friendly Courtesy Cart drivers at any time and enjoy a lift, FREE! Friday 9am - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 9pm, Sunday 9am - 6pm 

Free Parking: Parking is FREE during the festival. Check out Parking Locations on the map below to find out specific locations. With almost 30,000 attendees, finding parking can be challenging. This year you can save yourself the hassle and use the convenient FREE bus service to reach the festival fun. Accessible parking is available as signed in all municipal parking lots. In addition, a number of additional spaces will be designated as accessible parking in the South Ste. Marie Street Municipal Lot. These spaces are available on a first come, first serve bass. 

Tour Bus Parking: Bus parking is available free of charge in the parking lot located at the north end of Birch Street at 3 Birch Street, Collingwood. 

RV Parking: Parking is free of charge at Wal-Mart, 10 Cambridge St. located off Mountain Road, around the parimiter of the parking lot. But no services are available. 

Travel Time

Collingwood will welcome approximately 30,000 people excited to re-live the thrill of Elvis. We ask you to please drive carefully, and patiently as traffic coming to and from Collingwood can be quite hectic throughout the weekend. 

Toronto to Collingwood: 2hr, 15 mins

Pearson Airport to Collingwood: 1hr, 38 mins

Hamilton to Collingwood: 2hr, 6 mins

Barrie to Collingwood: 53 mins

Owen Sound to Collingwood: 1hr

North Bay to Collingwood: 3hr, 7 mins

Ottawa to Collingwood: 5hr, 33 mins

Niagara Falls to Collingwood: 2hr, 38 mins

Partial Source: https://collingwoodelvisfestival.com 

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