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Cycling Basics Seminar

The Vicksburg Main Street Program, Crooked Letter Cycling, Revolution Mobile Bike Service and Bike Walk Mississippi are proud to announce that a Cycling Basics Seminar will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

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Mardi Gras Parade 2015

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.


Download the Parade Application

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Riverfest 2015

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.

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Kansas City Southern - Holiday Express

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.


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Christmas Parade of Lights

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:

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5th Annual Bricks and Spokes Bike Ride

The Vicksburg Main Street Program is proud to announce their 5th Annual Bricks and Spokes Bike Ride to be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, in beautiful downtown Vicksburg. Participants will get to experience our beautiful bluffs and rolling landscapes while participating in the event.


Whether you are just starting out or an expert rider, Bricks and Spokes is a great ride for you! The 5th Annual Bricks and Spokes will feature a 10, 30, 50 and 62 mile ride. All rides will begin in beautiful Downtown Vicksburg and will travel south to the Old Mississippi River Bridge.

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Free WiFi for Downtown Visitors

The City of Vicksburg and Main Street have partnered to provide a free WiFi zone in the downtown district. Visitors to downtown enjoy free internet access along Washington Street from Veto Street north to Grove Street.


The system is a sophisticated mesh network that is made up of more than a dozen access points spaced at optimal distances along the Washington Street corridor. The system is self-healing network that automatically reroutes traffic in the event a unit goes down. 


There is no access password but users will need to agree to the terms and conditions on the network splash page.

2014 Miss Mississippi Parade

VICKSBURG, MS - The Vicksburg Main Street is proud to announce that we will host the Miss Mississippi Parade on Monday, July 7th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in downtown Vicksburg. Come support your favorite contestant. The parade begins at Washington and Veto Street and will travel North on Washington Street to Mulberry Street.


If you have or know someone with a convertible that would like to drive a contestant in the parade call the Main Street Office at 601-634-4527 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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It's Pageant Time in Vicksburg!

Join us in Downtown Vicksburg for one of the grandest events in the state of Mississippi. It's a week long celebration complete with parades, autograph parties, and climaxes with the crowning of a new Miss Mississippi on Saturday night.


The pageant kicks off on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Vicksburg Convention Center. It begin eachs night at 8 p.m. and the crowning is on Saturday night. For more information and to purchase tickets to the pageant visit or call 601-638-6746.

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Local Developers to Open New Retail and Long Term Rentals

The Vicksburg Main Street Program is pleased to announce a new addition to our downtown family! Real estate agents and developers Mary Jane Wooten and Daryl Hollingsworth have recently purchased the former Warehouse property where they plan to renovate the building to include mixed use retail and 17 units for corporate and long term rentals. Their new business venture named Live! Work! Play! – Downtown Vicksburg will offer units that will have a "big city flair" that will appeal to a clientele that would like cosmopolitan luxury while residing in downtown Vicksburg.

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1010 Levee St, Third Floor, Suite D 

Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183


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P. O. Box 150

Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183


Office Phone: 601-634-4527

Cell Phone: 601-831-8043

Fax: 601-801-3641