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!
Enter your video in the Downtown Vicksburg Main Street Video Contest. This video contest sponsored by Vicksburg Main Street (VMS) will showcase the sights and activities of Vicksburg.
Each video submitted has the chance to be used on the VMS website and other social media outlets and in live venues to promote downtown Vicksburg as a destination and/or a great place to live. A winner will be chosen by the inclusion of judge’s selection. 1st Place winner will receive $250, 2nd Place will receive $150 and 3rd Place will receive a downtown gift basket. Videos will be judged by a panel on creativity, originality, memorable content and delivery, production quality, favorable promotion of downtown Vicksburg in general. An entry form must be submitted with each video. So grab your camera and submit your best downtown Vicksburg video!
Vicksburg – The 2017 Miss Mississippi Pageant is June 21-24, with preliminaries on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday all beginning at 8 p.m. the televised pageant is Saturday June 24th at 8 p.m. For more information about the pageant please contact the Miss Mississippi Pageant office at 601-638-6746 or visit their website at http://missmississippipageant.com/miss-pageant.
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 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!