Community Events

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Children’s Story Time! Every Saturday at 10:30am at Lorlei Books at 1103 Washington Street. For more information call 601-634-8624

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Story Time! Every Wednesday at the Warren County Public Library at 10:30am. For more information call: Marie Cunningham-601-636-6411

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March 5 – April 23 – Mississippi Art Colony Exhibit

The art exhibit will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, 1302 Adams Street. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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April 20 and 21 – River Fest

The 31st Annual RiverFest featuring live music as well as free Saturday daytime activities is from 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight. Gates for nightly events open at 6:00 pm and admission is $20. Saturday’s daytime activities start at 8:00 am, the RiverFest Arts & Crafts Show around City Hall, and other activities include live music, street performers, children’s activities, food booths, and fabulous side-walk sales with participating downtown merchants.  Live music by William Michael Morgan, Uncle Kracker, Shirley Jones of the Jones Girls, Lakeside, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and more. VIP tickets available.

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April 21 – Riverfest Arts and Crafts Show

The Arts and Crafts Festival is from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm in downtown Vicksburg on Washington Street.  A fun time for the whole family and admission is free during the day on Saturday with live music, street performers, children’s activities, food booths, and fabulous side-walk sales with participating downtown merchants.

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April 21 – National Military Park Fee Free Day

In honor of National Park Week, visitors can enjoy free admission at the Vicksburg National Military Park, 3201 Clay Street.

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April 28 – Miss Mississippi Run for the Crown

The 5K and 1 mile walk will begin at 8:30 am in downtown Vicksburg at Riverstage Plaza on the corner of Crawford and Washington Street. Registration begins at 7:00 am. Awards will be given to 1st place and 2nd place in each age division.

For more information call 601-638-6746 or email missmisspageant@gmail.com

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April 28 and 29 – Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen Pageant

The Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen Pageant will be held at the Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe Street. There will be two preliminary competitions on Saturday, April 28 and the crowning competition will be Sunday April 29.

For more information call the Miss MS Corporation for tickets at 601-638-6746.