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Downtown Vicksburg's 14th Annual Mardi Gras Parade will be held Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Vicksburg. All area Clubs, Churches, Organizations, Schools and Businesses are invited to take place in this community parade. The deadline to submit an application is no later than 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The fee is $25 for non-profit and civic groups and $50 for businesses. After Wednesday, January 28th the fee is $50 for non-profit and civic groups and $100 for businesses.
The RiverFest Music and Arts Festival is April 17th and 18th! The 28th Annual RiverFest features live music as well as free Saturday daytime activities.
The concerts are from 6:00 pm to 12:00 midnight and admission is $10. Saturday's daytime activities start at 8:00 am at the RiverFest Arts & Crafts Show around City Hall.
Other activities include live music, street performers, children's activities, food booths, and fabulous sidewalk sales with participating downtown merchants.
The Kansas City Holiday Express Train will be in Downtown Vicksburg on Friday, December 5, 2014, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The train will be open for tours and visits with Santa. This event is free and open to the public.
Led by KCS' Southern Belle business train, the Holiday Express train includes a smiling tank car "Rudy"; a flatcar carrying Santa's sleigh, reindeer and a miniature village; a ginger bread boxcar; the elves' workshop; the reindeer stable; and a little red caboose.
The Vicksburg Main Street Program announces its 2014 Downtown Vicksburg Christmas Parade of Lights. The parade will take place on Saturday, December 6, 2014 beginning at 5:00 p.m. This year's parade theme is "Christmas on the River". All area Clubs, Churches, Organizations, Schools, Dance/Drill Teams, and Businesses are encouraged to take place in this community parade.
The deadline to submit an application is Monday, November 24th. Parade rules, regulations, and applications can be downloaded from the Main Street web site: