July 2016

Thursday, July 28: Biker’s Night in Blues Alley in Holly Springs: Live music and food and food every Thursday night! Southern Thunder Harley Davidson out of Southaven will be in attendance each month with show bikes and give away items.

August 2016

Saturday, August 27: Aug. 27: Buds & Burgers on the Columbus Riverwalk: 4-8 p.m., Columbus Riverwalk

September 2016

Thursday, September 01: Sept. 1: Business After Hours in Senatobia: You are invited to our Business After Hours event hosted by Guaranty Bank & Trust Company located at 5040 Hwy 51 N in Senatobia on Thursday, September 1st from 5:00pm until 6:30pm. Bring your business cards and join us for fun, cocktails, and light hor d`oeuvres.

Thursday, September 01: Art Walk Downtown: 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. Columbus,MS

Friday, September 02: Sept. 2: Night Market in Starkville: 7:00 - 9:00pm, Fire Station Park

Saturday, September 03: Sept. 3-4: Holly Springs CAMfest: Cultural Arts and Music Fest at Sam Coopwood City Park in Holly Springs

Saturday, September 03: SIDEWALK SALE-  Rock &ArtWalk: Picayune, MS

Saturday, September 03: Art Walk : 10-4 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs

Friday, September 09: Sept. 9: unWINE Downtown in Starkville: 5:30 – 9:30pm. Check-in 5:30-6:30 at GSDP Welcome Center.

Monday, September 12: Sept. 12-14: Destination Downtown in Ruston, LA: Annual tri-state Main Street conference with Main Street Arkansas and Louisiana Main Street. This is considered a Main Street Four Point Training.

Thursday, September 15: Sept. 15: Down on Main Free Concert in Tupelo: September 15 - Singer/Songwriters
Headliner: Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors
Opener: Heritage

Friday, September 16: Sept. 16-17: South of the River Roux Festival in Walnut Grove: The Town of Walnut Grove’s South of the River Roux returns for a third year, bigger, brighter, and better September 16 and 17. Kick off the festivities Friday night on the Roux Field, just off highway 35, with the amazing sounds of Sol Def.

Sunday, September 18: Sept. 18-20: MS Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Natchez: In Natchez.

Tuesday, September 20: Sept. 20: Quarterly Luncheon in Hernando: 11:30-1 p.m., Gale Center in Hernando, MS

Thursday, September 22: Sept. 22: Downtown Homecoming Blue Devil Pep Rally in Water Valley: Downtown Water Valley

Thursday, September 29: Sept. 29: Art Walk Downtown in Columbus: 5:30-7:30 p.m., downtown Columbus

Thursday, September 29: Sept. 29-Oct. 1: Hog Wild Festival in Corinth: Downtown Corinth

October 2016

Saturday, October 01: Oct. 1: 37th Annual Okeelala Festival & Car Show in Baldwyn: 37th Annual Okeelala Festival & Car Show Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Latimer Park in Baldwyn, MS. Arts, music, car show, 5K and more festival fun.

Saturday, October 01: Oct. 1: Showoff on the Square in Batesville: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Batesville Square

Saturday, October 01: Oct. 1: Bricks & Spokes in Vicksburg: 8 a.m., Choose from 10, 30, 50 and 62 mile routes going across the Old MS River Bridge.

Saturday, October 01: Oct. 1: Loblolly Festival in Laurel: Downtown Laurel

Saturday, October 01: Oct. 1: Oktoberfest in Carthage: Oktoberfest returns to the Carthage Coliseum, October 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., bring back one of Central Mississippi’s oldest indoor arts and crafts shows.

Sunday, October 02: Crusin the Coast: October 2-9

Friday, October 07: Oct. 7-8: Watertower Festival/Front Porch Jubilee in Hernando: Hernando, MS

Friday, October 07: Oct. 7-8: Octoberfest in Cleveland: A Different Kind of Festival in Downtown Cleveland.

Friday, October 07: Oct. 7: Tupelo Chili Festival: Downtown Tupelo

Saturday, October 08: Oct. 8: Downtown Art Crawl in Water Valley: Downtown Water Valley

Saturday, October 08: Oct. 8: Olde Towne Market in Clinton: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Olde Towne Clinton

Thursday, October 13: Oct. 13: MMSA Board Meeting: 10:30 a.m., Jackson

Saturday, October 15: Oct. 15: Halloween on the Square: Historic Square in Hernando

Saturday, October 15: Oct. 15: Autumn Arts Festival in Kosciusko: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Historic Court Square


Wednesday, October 26: Oct. 26: MEC’s 15th Annual Hobnob Mississippi: At the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.

Wednesday, October 26: Oct. 26: Main Street 101 in Bay Saint Louis: 1-4 p.m., at the Hollywood Casino in Bay Saint Louis. For new Main Street directors and board members.

Wednesday, October 26: Oct. 26-28: Main Street Organization Training in Bay St. Louis: Quarterly Main Street training focusing on Organization at the Hollywood Casino in Bay St. Louis, MS.

Thursday, October 27: Oct. 27: Films on Fillmore in Corinth: Downtown Corinth

Friday, October 28: Oct. 28: Pumpkinpalooza in Starkville: Downtown Starkville

Saturday, October 29: Oct. 29: Scare on the Square in Batesville: Trick or Trunk on the Square in Batesville

Monday, October 31: Trick or Treat Down the Street: 6-8 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs

Monday, October 31: Oct. 31: Sweets and Treats on Main Street in Carthage: Join The Main Street Chamber of Leake County for the 6th annual Sweets and Treats on Main Street, Monday Night October 31st from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., around the Courthouse Square in Carthage.

November 2016

Friday, November 04: Nov. 4-5: Grand Illumination & Holiday Open House in Corinth: Downtown Corinth

Friday, November 04: Downtown Christmas Open House: November 4, 5, & 6, Columbus MS

Saturday, November 05: FALL STREET FESTIVAL: November 5-6 Picayune, MS

Saturday, November 05: Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival: November 5-6 from 9-5 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs

Monday, November 07: Nov. 7: Holly Springs Holiday Open House: Promotes businesses in the downtown district for the Christmas season.

Saturday, November 12: Nov. 12: Senatobia Christmas Open House & Bazaar: Shop locally by kicking-off your holiday buying in downtown Senatobia at the Senatobia Christmas Open House and Bazaar.


Thursday, November 17: Nov. 17: Celebrate Corinth: Downtown Corinth

Friday, November 18: Nov. 18-Dec. 23: Polar Express Train Ride departing Batesville: Train departs from downtown Batesville.

Saturday, November 19: Holiday Farmers’ Market: Columbus, MS. 9:00 a.m.-Noon

Sunday, November 20: Nov. 20: Holiday Open House in Batesville: 1-5 p.m., downtown Batesville

Saturday, November 26: Nov. 26: Small Business Saturday: A day to support and celebrate small businesses across the country. Shop local!

Monday, November 28: Columbus City Christmas Tree Lighting: 5:30 P.M. - 7 P.M.

December 2016

Thursday, December 01: Annual Tree Lighting with Santa: from 6-8 pm in Marshall Park (Ocean Springs)

Friday, December 02: Holiday Open House in Ocean Springs: December 2-3 downtown, uptown Ocean Springs from 10-5 p.m

Friday, December 02: Columbus Wassail Fest: 5-8 P.M.

Saturday, December 03: Dec. 3: Cookies with Santa in Holly Springs: Cookies with Santa in the morning and Christmas Parade in the evening.

Saturday, December 03: Dec. 3: Corinth-Alcorn Christmas Parade: Downtown Corinth

Monday, December 05: Dec. 5: Columbus Christmas Parade: 7 P.M., downtown Columbus

Monday, December 05: Dec. 5: Senatobia Christmas Parade: Parade theme: "The Wonder of Christmas Morning"

Thursday, December 08: Dec. 8: MMSA Board Meeting: 10:30 a.m., Jackson

Friday, December 09: Dec. 9-10: Deck the Halls: An Oxford Tour of Homes and Night of Lights: Night of Lights on Friday, December 9th and Deck the Halls: An Oxford Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 10th.


Saturday, December 31: Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Holly Springs: Holly Springs

January 2017

Thursday, January 26: January 26-27: Back Stage Pass in Vicksburg: Kick off Mississippi's celebration of our Bicentennial anniversary in historic downtown Vicksburg with friends from Mississippi Main Street, Visit Mississippi, Mississippi Arts Commission and more! Hear from dynamic presenters on fresh topics pertaining to festivals and events. Learn how to plan Quality Events with a Purpose! For new and seasoned event planners.

May 2017

Monday, May 01: May 1-3: National Main Street NOW Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa.: In Pittsburgh, Pa.

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