7 Christmas Towns In Mississippi That Will Fill Your Heart With Holiday Cheer
Are y’all ready for the holidays? Well, ready or not, here they come! The one perk of having the days shortened is that you’ll have plenty of time to check out holiday lights, sip hot chocolate, and sing your favorite Christmas tunes. Be sure to check out some of these Christmas towns in Mississippi this year, they really go all out for the holiday season!
Spending the holidays in Vicksburg is always a good idea. From the Christmas parade to the Reindeer Run 5K, there’s always something fun to look forward to during
Christmastime in Vicksburg.
From late November until the end of December, Christmas in the Park takes over the downtown scene with plenty of shimmering lights, trolley rides, and Santa sightings.
Capital City Lights
returns on December 1, 2023, at 4 p.m. for one of the best Christmas events in Mississippi. There will be plenty of holiday shopping, twinkling lights, food trucks, and activities for kids to enjoy.
Our favorite coastal town truly comes alive during the holiday season.
Christmas on the Water
is one of the most unique Christmas events in Mississippi, and it’s worth a road trip from any corner of the state. After the boat parade is over, stick around to watch the incredible fireworks display.
One of Mississippi’s most historic towns is a must-visit this holiday season.
Christmas in Natchez
is a month-long celebration that kicks off with the annual tree lighting on Main Street on November 25, 2023 and continues throughout the month with plenty of magical lights in Memorial Park, caroling, carnival rides, and more. Santa never misses this one, and neither should you!
There are plenty of Christmas events to look forward to in Southaven, Mississippi. You can have Breakfast with Santa on December 2, 2023, over at TPC Southwind. For holiday lights, you can’t go wrong with the light show at
Oak City Church,
at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church.
Oxford celebrates the holiday season with the annual
Holly Jolly Holidays
which takes place from November 18, 2023, until January 7, 2024. Head on over to the Old Armory Pavilion for ice skating, Santa visits, holiday lights, and more. Don’t miss the annual Lighting Up The Square which takes place on Sunday, November 19 from 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. where you can witness the magical tree lighting. Santa himself will even be making an appearance!
is home to one of the most popular Christmas events in Mississippi: the Christmas parade! It’s the largest Christmas parade in Mississippi, drawing thousands of visitors every year. It takes place on the first Saturday of December, so mark your calendars and come out to enjoy the day, then stroll through downtown and admire all of the cheerful window displays. In the evening, check out the Christmas lights at Mason Park.
For even more holiday adventures,
gas up the car and check out the largest drive-thru light display in Mississippi.
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