Elvis Presley lived at his Memphis, Tennessee mansion for twenty years earlier than his premature dying. And 5 years later in 1982, Graceland opened to the general public for the primary time. Having been closed for 2 months in the course of the on-going pandemic, The King’s house is now providing an thrilling competitors for followers who’re US residents.
The grand prize is 2 tickets for the Ultimate VIP Graceland tour, which often prices $184 every.
The four-hour tour consists of an knowledgeable information of the Graceland Mansion tour, self-guided tour of Elvis’ customized jets and full entry to the Memphis Entertainment Complex.
Additionally, there may be entry to the Ultimate non-public lounge, an unique VIP exhibit, a meal voucher and extra.
Alongside the VIP tour, the winner will get a two evening keep for 2 on the visitor home on the Graceland resort.
And when you thought that wasn’t sufficient, additionally a $100 Graceland reward card, whereas second prize wins two Elvis Entourage VIP Graceland excursions.
US followers can enter by way of the official Graceland web site by filling out a web-based entry type here.
The winners can be drawn at random on or about October 2, 2020.
Back in May, Graceland revealed how The King would react to re-opening his house after two months of closure.
On Graceland’s momentary closure, the archivist mentioned: “Nobody knew what was gonna occur.
“Nobody knew how the nation was going to reopen.
“There was that anticipation of at any second now they might say, ‘You can bring people back’.
During the 2 month closure, the entrance of the Graceland mansion was floodlit in crimson, white and blue.
The colors, representing the American flag, mirrored Elvis’ patriotism and Graceland’s solidarity with Memphis and the remainder of the US in the course of the pandemic.
The King left Graceland to his daughter Lisa Marie, who nonetheless treats the home like a house when she visits.
After the White House, the Memphis mansion is essentially the most visited house within the US.
While in 1991, Graceland was listed within the National Register of Historic Places on November 7 that yr, making it the primary website associated to rock and roll to be recognised on it.