Burning Love: Photos from the 35th Annual Elvis Week Candle Light Vigil

Posted by Holly Whitfield | August 16th 2012 440 5

Last night, thousands of people from all over the world flocked to Graceland to celebrate Elvis Presley’s life with candles, elaborate homemade shrines, coolers, Elvis’ gospel recordings and lawn chairs. Here are some photos from the 35th annual Candlelight Vigil.

Elvis Week 2012 Shrine

Boy with a candle, Graceland, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil 2012, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

 

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.

Candlelight Vigil, Memphis, Tenn.


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Kimberly says:

    I was there and I truly did enjoy the experience.

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