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Vicksburg Named National Main Street Semi-finalist

Downtown Vicksburg, MS

VICKSBURG, MISS. (September 11, 2015): Vicksburg has been named as a Great American Main Street Association semi-finalist putting it in the Top 10 Main Streets in the United States.


The award from the National Main Street Center selects finalists based on their “overall strength of the Main Street in creating an exciting place to live, work, play and visit, commitment to historic preservation, active involvement of public and private sectors and participation of partnerships.”

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Hit the Bricks and Adjoining Streets

Join Downtown businesses for Hit the Bricks and Adjoining Streets on Thursday, September 17 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. This is an evening of special business hours, dining, shopping, and visiting with some of your favorite Downtown business owners. Also, enjoy live music that will be hitting the bricks in conjunction with us. Come see what downtown has to offer! Downtown Vicksburg... Simply. Uniquely. Southern.

Hit the Bricks - Holiday Fashion Show

Join Downtown businesses for Hit the Bricks & Fashion Show on Thursday, November 12, 2015, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. The Fashion Show will be in the courtyard between Cinnamon Teer and Peterson's. This is an evening of special business hours, dining, shopping, and visiting with some of your favorite Downtown business owners. Come see what downtown has to offer! Downtown Vicksburg... Simply. Uniquely. Southern.

  

Vicksburg Celebrates Independence Day with a Big Bang

Vicksburg celebrates Independence Day with a weekend full of live music, living history presentations, a boat parade, shopping sales and a fireworks show over the Vicksburg riverfront.

 

The fireworks finale will be Saturday night following a 7:00 p.m. performance by Mustache The Band, a country/rock band from Oxford, Miss. The stage will be set up in front of the Old Depot Museum, 1010 Levee Street. The fireworks will be shot from behind the museum on the Yazoo Diversion Canal beginning around 9:00 p.m. Prime viewing spots will be along Washington Street in front of the Vicksburg Farmers Market lot.

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2015 Miss Mississippi Parade

Vicksburg Main Street is proud to host the Miss Mississippi Parade on Monday, June 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in downtown Vicksburg. Head Downtown and watch Miss Mississippi contestants parade the town, and all that jazz! The theme of the Miss Mississippi Pageant is "All That Jazz", so "slick your hair and wear your buckle shoes" and join us downtown to greet all of the talented contestants and all that jazz!

 

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6th Annual Bricks and Spokes

Bricks and Spokes celebrates its 6th Annual Bike Ride on Saturday, October 3rd. Bricks and Spokes begins at 8:00 a.m. On-site registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. There will four routes available: 10 miles, 30 miles, 50 miles and 62 miles. All routes will take you from beautiful Downtown Vicksburg and Warren County across the Mighty Mississippi River by way of The Old Mississippi River Bridge. The ride will consist of Vicksburg’s great rolling hills and beautiful fall scenery. The ride will be fully supported with rest stops where you can fill up on snacks!

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Make Your Mark in Downtown Vicksburg: One Brick at a Time

The Vicksburg Main Street Program has decided to hit the bricks and take action by conducting a fundraising effort that will not only help downtown but beautify it as well. Due to Vicksburg Main Street Taxing District funds being lower than anticipated over the past year, the Vicksburg Main Street Program is hosting a fundraiser called "Make Your Mark in Downtown: One Brick at a Time."

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Parade Honoring Malcolm Butler

VICKSBURG, MISS.) February 17, 2015: The City of Vicksburg will host a parade and ceremony for Vicksburg native and Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler on Saturday, February 21 beginning at 2:30 p.m.

 

Malcolm Butler, a cornerback for the New England Patriots, made the winning play at this year's Super Bowl on Sunday, February 1 when he intercepted the ball in the last 20 seconds of the game to seal the victory over the Seattle Seahawks. Butler is a 2009 graduate of Vicksburg High School. He earned a scholarship to Hinds Community College and later played at the University of West Alabama. On May 19, 2014, he signed with the New England Patriots after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft and made his first start on December 14, where he made two tackles.

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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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