Los Fresnos to host 23rd annual Elvis festival

LOS FRESNOS — It’s going to get all shook up at the Little Graceland Elvis Festival on Saturday.

The annual celebration marks the 23rd year Simon Vega hosts the event celebrating his friend’s birthday at his home in Los Fresnos.

The one-day event will bring eight Elvis impersonators who will take the stage for 30-minute sets performing the King’s greatest hits for spectators.

Vega said he is anticipating more than 1,000 people to attend the event throughout the day to celebrate Elvis and his music.

The two were friends in the military.

Long after Vega finished his stint in the Army, he began collecting Elvis memorabilia and created a museum dedicated to his memory at this home.

Vega also recreated the Graceland house gates at his home and called it Little Graceland.

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Robb Carter, a Elvis tribute artist, posed with Braulia Avalos for a quick photo on Saturday afternoon at the 20th annual Elvis festival at the Little Graceland Elvis museum in Los Fresnos.