A Homage to the King of Rock 'n' Roll

At the European Elvis Festival guests from all over the world celebrate their idol with famous cover bands, Elvis movies, Cadillacs and much more.

European Elvis Festival

The next European Elvis Festival takes place in 2021.

Who wouldn't want to travel back in time when Elvis lived? Once a year, always around the time of his death, August 16th, the peaceful spa town turned into a sea of Cadillacs, petticoats and Elvis quiffs. Rock 'n' roll is the whole town's attitude to life and sound.

With numerous events, well-known artists, guided tours with anecdotes around the locations in Elvis' "European Home" and of course a lot of live music the weekend will be a memorable experience. Every year guests from all over the world come to celebrate their idol together. But the festival, which has existed since 2002, is not only something for fans of the King. The special spirit invites young and old to an unforgettable visit. Discover Elvis' "European Home" and celebrate the King of Rock 'n' Roll with guests from all over the world.

Due to the current threat of the corona virus, the European Elvis Festival planned for August is cancelled and postponed to 2021. Until then the city of Bad Nauheim and the Elvis Presley Society try to organize a smaller event for Elvis fans, if the pandemic regulations will allow it.


Highlights of every European Elvis Festival are the concerts on the big stage at the Art Nouveau theatre. Top international artists bring with their performances the King of Rock'n'Roll back to life. Between the songs they tell about their memories of Elvis and why they like to play his songs.

What to expect 

Music Contest Dance and sing along when individual artists and bands from all over Europe bring their interpretations of Elvis songs to the stage. Not only the classic Elvis songs are played, but also often the less known ones. You decide on the winner!
ELVIS-PARTY Start the festival with the legendary Elvis party and shake a leg to the music and lifestyle of the 50s and 60s.
Classic Cars See high-gloss painted Cadillacs and numerous other cars from the 50s and 60s. You can prove that all of these vehicles are still roadworthy when they drive through the city centre.
Fanmarket A colourful market with very special Elvis souvenirs and fashion offers the perfect souvenir of a unique weekend.
guided tours Take a guided city walk in the footsteps of Elvis and visit the authentic places related to the King such as the castle gate where the famous cover of A Big Hunk o' Love was taken.

good to know

tickets | © pixabay Tickets The tickets for the European Elvis Festival 2021 are not yet available. As soon as the presale starts, you get information here.
ARRIVAL & PARKING Around the city centre there are enough parking lots with signs, from where you can easily reach the festival area on foot. If you like, you can take public transport and be in the middle of the action within 10 minutes from the station.



The European Elvis Festival is presented by the city of Bad Nauheim in cooperation with the Elvis Presley Society. (EPG), the biggest Elvis club in the German speaking area.

© Elvis, Elvis Presley, Graceland and King Of Rock 'n' Roll are registered trademarks of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

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