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Annual Dancing with The King weekend begins March 24

Dancing with the King Dancing with the King, Tupelo, MS March 24-26

The annual Dancing With The King weekend will be held at The Summit Center in Tupelo, March 24-26. Elvis tour, sock hop, amateur and professional competitions to Elvis tunes, ballroom dancing, etc. all come together for a weekend of fun and dance.

Professionals will be Dancing with The King in competition at Saturday night Gala.

If you love Dancing With The Stars, you’ll love Dancing With The KingTM, now in its fourth year.  This charitable event raises money for scholarships in support of dance education and is designed to pay tribute to Elvis’TM musical legacy. All competitors Saturday will be dancing to one of Elvis’TM songs, chosen from more than 800 of his tunes.

The Saturday gala event begins at 6:30pm. It features a catered dinner, the best of the best from the amateur competition and a competition where professional dancers compete to their favorite ElvisTM songs. There will also be performances by ElvisTM tribute artist, Jack Curtis. In addition, there will be more than 80 items available to win. If you are looking to enjoy a great evening out including dinner and a great show, this event is for you.

Amateur and Pro-AM competition is Saturday afternoon

Dancing with The King is presented by The Tupelo Elvis PresleyTM Fan Club and is sponsored in part by the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Rotary Club of Tupelo, Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area, the Elaine Dundy and Roy Turner Endowment for the Arts and the City of Tupelo.

Dancing With The KingTM is a special project of the CREATE Foundation. Call Charlise Latour at (662) 687-2188, for help in making your contribution through CREATE so that your donation will be tax deductible.

All events are held at The Summit Center, 852 North Gloster St., in Tupelo.

Tickets are on sale now for this fun weekend, March 24-26. The all-inclusive package includes a Sock Hop, a unique tour of Elvis’TM childhood haunts led by Tupelo ElvisTM Historian, Roy Turner, admission to the amateur show dance competition, tickets to the Saturday evening gala and admission to the ballroom dance competition on Sunday. The package price is just $99 per person. Tickets for weekend events may be purchased separately as well.

See link below for details on events, times, prices, tickets, etc.

For questions or ticket purchase, contact:

Charlise Latour

(662) 687-2188 (c)

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