Nov. 16, 2018
ELVIS PRESLEY’S GRACELAND TO HOST THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK’S
‘GENERAL HOSPITAL’-THEMED FAN CELEBRATION
For the first time ever, Elvis Presley’s Graceland will host a special “General Hospital”-themed fan celebration. The event, which kicks off Friday, Jan. 18, will include numerous exclusive events held in various locations throughout the Graceland Campus; including Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex, and the AAA-rated Four Diamond luxury resort, The Guest House at Graceland. Beginning today, FRIDAY, NOV. 16, fans can log on to Graceland.com/GeneralHospital and purchase tickets for a rare opportunity to attend intimate “General Hospital”-themed parties, such as “The Live Nurses Ball” and the “Metro Court Hotel Lounge Party, ” as well as catch screenings of classic episodes, blooper reels and never-before-seen content.
Additionally, several stars of the popular Emmy® Award-winning daytime drama, including Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos Jr.), Steve Burton (Jason Morgan), Briana Nicole Henry (Jordan Ashford), Finola Hughes (Anna Devane), Wes Ramsey (Peter August), James Patrick Stuart (Valentin Cassadine), Josh Swickard (Detective Harrison Chase), Donnell Turner (Curtis Ashford), Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos) and executive producer Frank Valentini will be in attendance. They will share their favorite memories from the show, answer questions from the audience, and participate in autograph signings and exclusive photo opportunities.
“I’m excited to meet with the fans and have them spend the weekend with the extremely talented cast of ‘General Hospital.’ It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in a historic location,” shared Frank Valentini, executive producer, “General Hospital.”
Various levels of packages are available for immediate purchase. For more information and details, please visit Graceland.com/GeneralHospital.
In addition to all the “General Hospital”-themed events, attendees will have the opportunity to tour Graceland. Fans will be invited to visit the iconic mansion that Elvis called home; Elvis Presley’s Memphis – a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex filled with museum exhibits, shops and restaurants; and Elvis’ custom jets. Guests in attendance will also have the option to purchase exclusive “General Hospital” merchandise only available to attendees.
About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Elvis Presley’s Graceland, in Memphis, is music’s most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Graceland’s new entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the AAA Four-Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis’ home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours, and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Graceland is the only attraction worldwide to ever receive four USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards: in 2018, it was voted Best Tennessee Attraction, in 2015 voted the world’s Best Musical Attraction and Best Historic Southern Attraction, and in 2013 voted the No. 1 Iconic American Attraction. In 2018, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards named Graceland one of the top 25 landmarks in the world. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.
About “General Hospital”
“General Hospital” celebrated its 55th anniversary on April 1, 2018. It is both the longest-running American soap opera currently in production and the longest-running scripted television drama currently in production. “General Hospital” has won the prestigious Emmy Award for Outstanding Daytime Drama a record 13 times. “General Hospital” was created by Frank and Doris Hursley. Frank Valentini is the executive producer. “General Hospital” airs weekdays on The ABC Television Network.
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