The Tupelo Elvis Festival placed in the Top 3 of the Best Southern Event category in 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY. The Tupelo Elvis Festival is an annual event held in Downtown Tupelo. The 2015 festival is set for June 4th – 7th and tickets are available via www.tupeloelvisfestival.
The 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest launched the Best Southern Event Category April 27th and the voting was open until May 25th. Twenty of the South’s most recognizable events were nominated by a panel of relevant experts, which include a combination of editors from USA Today; editors from 10Best.com; relevant expert contributors; and sources for both these media and other Gannet properties. A full list of winners is available at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-southern-event/.