Towns all across Mississippi host festive Christmas events every year. But just like the star atop the Christmas tree, the town of Oxford shines when it comes to yuletide fun and celebrating the joyous season. Along with being decked out in lights and décor, an Oxford, MS Christmas is a Hallmark-worthy holiday celebration – complete with ice skating and carriage rides. Read on to learn more about why we think Oxford is the place to go when you’re in Mississippi and wondering where there are “Christmas towns near me.”

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Have you had a chance to spend time in Oxford over the festive season? Let us know in the following comments section.

Visit Oxford, Mississippi to learn more about what to expect during Oxfprd’s annual Holly Jolly Holidays. You’ll find information about hours and the event schedule on the site too. We also suggest following Holly Jolly Holidays on Facebook.

While Christmas in Oxford, MS is one of the most special times of year, take a look at these Mississippi Christmas towns, too. Better yet, follow our epic Mississippi Holiday Lights Road Trip to some of the most dazzling towns in the state as well. If you decide to take your time on this 7-hour journey, we suggest finding a Vrbo vacation rental along the route and extending your outing to a weekend adventure.

 

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Christmas In Mississippi

What are some of the best Christmas towns in Mississippi?

Aside from Oxford, I invite you to take a look at the best Christmas towns in Mississippi:

  • Jackson: From tree lighting ceremonies to events at local museums, there's plenty of fun to be had when you visit Mississippi's capitol over the holidays.
  • Canton: Aside from getting to marvel at the holiday light displays scattered around this Mississippi Christmas town, take your family on a trolly ride when you visit.
  • Natchez: We guarantee you'll feel as if you've escaped to another world when you spend time in this decked-out town during the holiday season.
  • Olive Branch: Bring your family to this charming town to watch the annual Christmas parade while also saying hello to Santa.

 

What are some family fun activities to do in Mississippi during the Christmas season?

Along with enjoying an Oxford MS Christmas, here are some family fun activities to do over the holiday season: