The 2024 Parkes Elvis Festival, held from 11-15 January, was attended by approximately 25,000 people and generated an estimated $11 million for the region.
Accommodation was fully booked in Parkes and flow-on bookings filled venues in surrounding towns.
Around 250 Elvis Presley impersonators and fans from Sydney kicked off this year’s pilgrimage to one of the world’s biggest Elvis festivals aboard the NSW TrainLink Elvis Express for the seven-hour journey to Parkes.
Read more about the annual event here.
Story and image: Destination NSW Central West.