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A Special Christmas Wish For You, Vintage Elvis Style

Elvis White Christmas Tree

Wherever Elvis was, he always tried to come home for Christmas. Starting in November until just after his birthday (January 8th), Graceland would be all decked out for the Holiday season.

Blue lights lined the driveway, a life size nativity set was set up, the drapes in every window were changed to red velvet and the house was flowing head to toe in Christmas cheer. The sound of Christmas carols filled the air as family and friends gathered around the piano to join in with Elvis.

Elvis Christmas With Family

Elvis at home for Christmas

White Christmas Tree and Elvis

Known for his generosity, Elvis would donate to numerous hometown charities, never forgetting his humble beginnings.

Elvis Christmas Presents

Elvis with Santa

In 1957, just five days before his first Christmas at Graceland, Elvis received his draft notice. You can read more about his Army service here .

The photo below shows him reading his draft papers.

Elvis Receives Draft Notice Christmas 1957

Elvis in Germany

Through the years Elvis sent out many custom Christmas card greetings.

Happy Holidays Elvis

Holiday greetings from Elvis

In closing, we would like to pass along a special Christmas greeting from all of us at Old Soul Retro.

From the bottom of our hearts, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year. May the love of the season fill your heart with everlasting joy!

A Christmas card for you from Elvis and Graceland

Graceland Christmas Time

Seasons Greetings from Graceland

Elvis Christmas

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