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!
The Vicksburg Main Street Program is looking for “krewes” who wish to participate in Downtown Vicksburg’s 16th annual Mardi Gras Parade. All area Clubs, Churches, Organizations, Schools, Drill Teams, and Businesses are invited to take place in this community parade. Downtown Vicksburg’s 16th Annual Mardi Gras Parade will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in downtown Vicksburg. The deadline to submit an application for your krewe is Friday, February 17th. The fee is $25 for non-profit and civic groups and $50 for businesses. After Friday, February 17th the fee is $50 for non-profit and civic groups and $100 for businesses. It’s time for catching beads, king cake, fantastic masks, flamboyant costumes, stars, floats and best of all parades!
The parade begins at Washington and Belmont streets and will travel North on Washington Street to Jackson Street.
Vicksburg Main Street invites you to a night of dining, dancing, mystery and fantasy at the River Revelers' Masked Ball on February 18 from 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m. Cocktails will be served at 6:30, dinner at 7:00 and live music will begin at 8:00. This black-tie affair will have a cash bar and live music by GOT Groove, straight out of New Orleans. Tickets are $50 per person and $500 per table and includes dinner.
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.
The 2016 Downtown Christmas Parade of Lights will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. The theme of the parade is "Christmas Trees & Memories" All area clubs, churches, organizations, schools, drill teams, and businesses are encouraged to take place in this community family-oriented parade. Applications are due in by November 23rd! Parade rules, regulations, and applications can be downloaded from the Main Street website here or contact the Main Street Program at 601-634-4527.
Vicksburg Main Street is hosting the 22nd Annual Downtown Vicksburg Fall Festival beginning Saturday, October 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The downtown Vicksburg Fall Festival will consist of live entertainment by Lonnie George, Mickey Rodger and Nellie Mack, children activities galore, and caricature drawings by Ricky Noble, daytime entertainment including the Petting Zoo with Percy King, Antique Tractors, fabulous sidewalk sales, alligators and other endangered species from the Natural Science Museum, Vicksburg Farmers Market Fall Market, and much more!