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Elvis' Christmas Tree Comes Alive at Graceland

November 16, 2012

Ever wondered what goes into decorating a tree fit for a king? Elvis fans can now check out new video of the staff at Graceland putting together the famous Christmas tree on display in the dining room at Graceland.

Christmas was Elvis' favorite time of year and in honor of his memory, the staff continues to set up traditional decorations both inside and outside the Graceland property. Many of the ornaments, tinsel and holiday displays are from Elvis' original collection.

Tonight at 6:00 p.m. CST, "American Idol" finalist Skylar Laine will help officially light the Graceland property and kick off the holiday season here in Memphis. If you can't join us, be sure to watch the Graceland Lighting Ceremony live on

Fans can also check out new photos and behind-the-scenes video as the staff sets up decorations for the holiday season. To learn more about visiting Graceland during the holidays, click here.