Vicksburg Main Street 
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Vicksburg Main Street is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of downtown Vicksburg. Main Street has been most fortunate to receive support from almost every group in our community. Most of the leaders working to help our town grow and prosper recognize that downtown, the heart of our city, does not exist in isolation.If you would like to be a part of our organization or learn more about us please contact us!
601-634-4527 or 601-831-8043
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New Mailbox at Paper Plus! 

Looking for the nearest mailbox around Washington Street? Look no further than Paper Plus store front, located at 1318 Washington Street.

Cresting Party!
Friday, January 15 at 
4:00 pm 
Join us Friday 15th at Levee Street Marketplace, 4:00 P.M. til for shopping or just to say hello, we'll have refreshments including homemade "MISSISSIPPI MUD." Make no mistake, I'll be here for normal business hours too. "I'm OPEN!!"
January 16 
8:30 AM
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast
The breakfast will be at 8:30 am at the Vicksburg Convention Center, 1600 Mulberry Street. Myrlie Evers-Williams will be the featured speaker. Alpha Phi Alpha is the sponsor for this event. The event is open to the public and admission is $20. For more information, call 601-630-2929.

January 18-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Program -
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe Street. For more information call 601-636-4511

Saturday, January 16 at 8:30am
The 8th Annual Chill in the Hills 10K run, 5K walk and 1 mile fun run through downtown Vicksburg starts at Guaranty Bank & Trust, 1900 Cherry Street. The 10K run begins at 8:30 am with the 5K walk following at 8:35 am. The 1 mile fun run will begin immediately following the conclusion of the run and walk races. 

Click here to register!

In support of Dr. King's legacy of service to others, volunteers are asked to meet at the M.L.K's Monument (intersection of M.L.K & 1st North) at 1:00 pm on Monday January 18, 2016 to clean debris, remove litter and beautify Martin Luther King Blvd. For more info contact Angela Turner or Gertrude Young at (601)634-4528. This is a family friendly event. Open to the public.
Crossfit Bayou Bluffs Ribbon Cutting and Open House
January 19
900 Clay Street
(Located behind the Aeolian Apartments)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
10:00 a.m.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information please call 601-636-1012
Downtown Vicksburg's 
15th Annual Mardi 
Gras Parade
Saturday, February 6th at 4pm
Mardi Gras Parade Picture
The Vicksburg Main Street Program is looking for "Krewes" who wish to participate in Downtown Vicksburg's 15th Annual Mardi Gras Parade.  The parade will be held Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in downtown Vicksburg. 
The parade begins at Washington and Belmont streets and will travel North on Washington Street to Jackson Street.  

Click here to sign your Krewe up today! 
Vicksburg's Carnaval de Mardi Gras
February 6
Benefitting the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation It's the Vicksburg's Carnaval de Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cook-off.  A festival at the S outhern Cultural Heritage Center on the corner of Cherry and Crawford Streets. The event includes a Cajun Gumbo Cook-off, block party, indoor live music, dancing, children's activities and much more!
Whiskey Cocktail 101 at the Wine House, 
1408 Washington Street
Thursday, January 28 at 6:00 pm
10 exciting whiskey cocktail with free appetizer for only $25 
To all whiskey lovers please sign up now