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!
With deep roots in arts, culture, and history, Vicksburg is a thriving community situated on the Mississippi River boasting vibrant experiences for residents and visitors— from fine dining, specialty shopping, and year-round festivals and events to beautiful historic homes, museums, and art galleries.
“Vicksburg is not the kind of town you can visit without feeling the historic energy,” says Kim Hopkins, executive director of the Vicksburg Main Street Program.
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.