Natchez for the Holidays

  • Holiday Events, Christmas Celebrations and Seasonal Fun in Natchez, Mississippi

    The Towers in Natchez Decorated for the Holidays; Photo Credit: Natchez Convention and Visitors Bure
    Natchez Convention and Visitors Bureau

    Natchez, Mississippi, perched along high bluffs overlooking the majestic Mississippi River, is an antebellum wonderland during the holidays, when many of the city's historic homes are dressed in twinkling white lights and festive decorations. With more than 1,000 historic buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and several designated National Historic Landmarks, Natchez is one of the best destinations in the Southeast U.S. for exploring many fine examples of beautifully preserved architecture of yesteryear.

    Highlights for Natchez holiday visitors include:

    • Christmas in Natchez Holiday Events - Throughout the season, holiday events take place in Natchez almost daily. Enjoy the annual Turkey Gumbo Cook-off, Christmas Parade, musical performances, holiday brunch, lunch, tea, cocktails and dinner events, photos with Santa, festive tours, ice skating on the Bluff and much more.
    • Special Holiday Tours - Visit Natchez Pilgrimage Tours to find a selection of special holiday tours, carriage rides, performances and other festive options.
    • Christmas Tour of Homes - Held annually on the first Sunday in December, this holiday homes tour benefits the public library.


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