MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Elvis Presley’s™ Graceland® announces the new wedding venue, Chapel in the Woods.
The chapel will feature a grand ceiling and windows throughout to allow the beautiful surroundings of the Graceland woods to be the back drop for couples to be married or renew their vows. Located just steps from the AAA rated Four Diamond luxury resort, The Guest House at Graceland™, the Chapel in the Woods makes for an iconic and memorable wedding destination.
To christen this new chapel, Graceland is hosting a day of love, featuring couples whose love were inspired by Elvis™, whether on a visit to Graceland or during Elvis Week. The Chapel in the Woods will be hosting one special wedding and 10 vow renewals Aug. 13. Couples should submit their Elvis-inspired love story by July 27 to be considered. These couples will be the first in the new chapel, marking their place in Graceland history. To submit a love story, email firstname.lastname@example.org with an image and name of the couple, the story of how the couple met at Graceland or during Elvis Week, and when they will be arriving to Elvis Week 2018. All couples submitting a love story must already be coming to Elvis Week 2018 and available the afternoon of Aug. 13.
The Chapel in the Woods is officially accepting reservations for ceremonies as early as Aug. 14. During Elvis Week 2018, fans and friends are invited to an open house at the new chapel 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16 and celebratory wedding cake will be served. Parking is permitted at The Guest House for a fee.
The original Chapel in the Woods stood for the last 18 years on the iconic property of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll™ and has been host to almost 2,000 weddings, dedications, and vow renewals. The all-new chapel features modern design and architecture by HGB Design, who previously collaborated on the design of The Guest House at Graceland. Maintaining the intimate feel, 75 guests can be hosted at this charming new location.
# # #
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 Graceland's new 200,000 square foot entertainment and exhibition complex, Elvis Presley's Memphis; the AAA rated Four Diamond 450-room resort hotel, The Guest House at Graceland; 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 was named “Best Tennessee Attraction” for 2018 by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. In 2015, Graceland was named the world’s “Best Musical Attraction” and “Best Historic Southern Attraction” in the USA Today 10 Best Reader's Choice Awards and in 2013, voted the No. 1 “Iconic American Attraction” in the same poll. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.