Whether you are looking for great restaurants, special events, shopping experiences, business opportunities, holiday fun, history, entertainment, a place to worship, or a place to live, you'll find it here. Downtown Vicksburg offers a rich combination of assets: distinctive historic architecture, unique living spaces, a pedestrian/pet-friendly environment, personal service, local ownership, and community pride. Join us in downtown Vicksburg where...Everything is waiting for you!
Vicksburg was named #1 in the top 10 main streets of Mississippi in the "2016 Great American Main Street Awards".
Quoted from onlyinyourstate.com:
"Last year, the city of Vicksburg entered the “2016 Great American Main Street Awards” contest and placed in the top 10 – a huge honor, especially since most first time entrants do not place at all.
Downtown Vicksburg's 15th Annual Mardi Gras Parade will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Vicksburg. Come join in the celebration as area clubs, churches, organizations, schools, and businesses take part in this community parade.
The Vicksburg Main Street Program is ready to have you Jingle All the Way through Downtown Vicksburg in the 2015 Downtown Vicksburg Christmas Parade of Lights. The parade will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m. You can expect to see anything from Rocking Around the Christmas Tree to seeing all the little ones Christmas joy and more with the parade theme being "The Music and Magic of Christmas". All area Clubs, Churches, Organizations, Schools, Drill Teams, and Businesses are encouraged to take place in this community family-oriented parade.
The NRoute Trolley Express Vicksburg starts transporting visitors to Vicksburg’s accommodations, attractions, shopping, dining and convention center on Friday December 4, 2015. There will be a ribbon cutting at 10:00 a.m. at the south entrance of The Old Depot Museum, 1010 Levee Street.