Friday, October 21, 2016

Downtown at Dusk Sept 1

tennis court opening

Friends of Vicksburg National military Park and Campaign is partnering with four Seasons of the Arts, Vicksburg National Military Park and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra to provide a Pops Concert at no charge on the hallowed grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park to commemorate Memorial Day Weekend. The concert will be Saturday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of the park in front of the VNMP Visitor Center.

There will be a tiny home driving thru the Vicksburg area and we want to let everyone know about it! Thursday May 19th from 5pm to 7pm at the Gazebo in front of the Blue Room Blues Marker (close to 601 Clay street by Catfish Park) AND then Friday May 20th from 10am to 2pm at the Vicksburg Home Depot, the "Just a Tiny Drop in the Bucket" Tour will be making a stop in Vicksburg.

Willis Thompson MML Certificate

Vicksburg, Mississippi, 7/1/16 

Willis Thompson, of the city of Vicksburg, has graduated from the Basic Level of the Certified Municipal official (CMO) program sponsored by the Mississippi Municipal League (MML). Under this program, local elected officials complete training and activities directly related to understanding and improving the management of local municipal issues. 

Alderman Thompson received the Basic CMO certification, which is earned by accumulating a minimum of 60 hours of training presented by the MML. The program is designed to take about two years to complete. 

We're Drumming Up Some Fun!

Party In The Park Is Back!

Come rock out with us, Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. 

Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project

MVLP, Warren County Bar Association, Vicksburg Municipal Court and the Ninth Circuit District Attorney's Office are hosting an expungment workshop and clinic. Meet one-on-one with an attrorney for free!

Receive free legal assistance to those that qualify.

downtown Vicksburg was named #1 in the top 10 main streets of Mississippi in the "2016 Great American Main Street Awards".

Quoted from

"Last year, the city of Vicksburg entered the “2016 Great American Main Street Awards” contest and placed in the top 10 – a huge honor, especially since most first time entrants do not place at all.

Downtown At Dusk FINAL 28July2016

Billy Gordon RetirementAfter 32 years of selfless, dedicated service to the City of Vicksburg, Information Technology Director Billy Gordon retired on January 29, 2016.

In a surprise ceremony held in the City of Vicksburg Board Room, Billy was honored for his decades –long tenure with the town’s local government. Hearty laughs were shared and tears flowed freely as many in the packed to capacity Board Room paid tribute to their longtime co-worker, mentor, and friend on his last official day of work.

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza 2016

mardigrasDowntown Vicksburg's 15th Annual Mardi Gras Parade will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Vicksburg. Come join in the celebration as area clubs, churches, organizations, schools, and businesses take part in this community parade.


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