Dates set for Tupelo festivals this year

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – The 2011 dates have been set for the following Tupelo festivals:
– Presley Heights Azalea Festival presents the UP, UP & Away Balloon Festival, April 8-9 at Veteran’s Park and in east Tupelo.
– Wildlife Weekend, April 23 at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center.
–Tupelo Blue Suede Cruise, April 29-May 1 at the BancorpSouth Arena and Tupelo Automobile Museum.
– Dudie’s Burger Festival, April 30 at the Oren Dunn City Museum.
– 40th annual GumTree Festival of the Arts, May 6-8 in downtown Tupelo.
– Eighth annual Tupelo Film Festival, May 12-14 at the Lyric Theatre and in downtown Tupelo.
– Tupelo Elvis Festival, June 3-5 in downtown Tupelo.