Spending the Holidays in Vicksburg, MS - Visit Vicksburg
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Spending the Holidays in Vicksburg, MS

It’s a beautiful time of year. The leaves have fallen and the days are getting shorter. Now is the perfect time to start planning your Christmas in Vicksburg. There are dozens of events and entertainment options during the month of December to make your holiday season in Vicksburg festive and bright. If you are interested in learning more about what the city has to offer, check out this handy guide from the Visit Vicksburg blog.

Christmas Parade of Lights 

Christmas-ParadeIt just isn’t Christmas without some sparkle. Fortunately, you can watch the Vicksburg Christmas Parade of Lights in early December to really get into the holiday spirit. The parade follows along Washington Street between Belmont and Jackson streets, and the floats offer festive, yuletide entertainment for the whole family. 

Christmas in the Park

If you’re looking for a chance to get the whole family in the Christmas mood, look no further than Christmas in the Park. From late November to late December you can come to the park to hear stories from Mrs. Clause, participate in some children’s activities, take a ride on a trackless train, and enjoy live, musical performances every Friday and Saturday. The festivities begin with a tree lighting ceremony in late November.

Reindeer Run 5K 

If you’re in the mood to work out some pent-up, winter energy you can participate in the annual Reindeer Run 5K. The event includes a:

  • 5K run
  • 5K walk
  • 1-Mile Fun Run
  • Holiday Pet Parade
  • Post-Race Party

This event is perfect for the whole family, including your furry companions. Dress up in your best winter attire and cheer on the runners as they brave the cold. The event benefits the Paws Rescue Group. To learn more visit our events calendar. In its first year, the event raised over $17,000.

Spend Christmas with Us

Vicksburg, MS has dozens of family-friendly, fun, Christmas, and holiday events. We want to help you get into a festive spirit. To learn more about Vicksburg accommodations and amenities, please contact us today. You can also request a free visitor guide to help you plan your stay with us.  

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