Natchez, Mississippi, is your winter getaway full of fun, safe, and socially distant activities to get you out of the house and into something new this holiday season. We invite you to come #VisitNatchezResponsibly and discover the very best of our pandemic-sensitive places, events, and spaces.
High on the banks of the majestic Mississippi River, Natchez offers visitors an unforgettable experience with fascinating history, architectural wonders, magical holiday events, shopping, delicious cuisine, brilliant sunsets, and a vibrant live music scene, all coming together in a unique blend of old and new.
Tucked in the Southwestern corner of Mississippi, you will not have to fight bitter winter weather to enjoy your perfect holiday escape. Experience our quaint historic downtown draped in holiday decorations, cozy up on an evening horse-drawn carriage tour, and visit historic homes decked out in lights and garland. You’re sure to find the holiday spirit around every corner.
Celebrate the joy and magic of the holidays with Christmas in Natchez from Thanksgiving to the New Year. Join Sunnyside B&B for their annual “Do You See What I See” home tour and be mesmerized by the incredible Christmas decor with up to thirty Christmas Trees! The Towers will be dripping with jewels for their “Fanciful Christmas Tour,” which is one of the most unusual Christmas displays in the United States. These private homes will enchant visitors and are a must-see during the Christmas Season!
Natchez might have that small-town feel, but as soon as you hit the streets walking, you will find trying to canvas such a large area is quite an undertaking. It’s not so much that you will lose your way here, but time slows down in a way that will lose you in the day. A short walk will morph into hours spent admiring our architecture and perusing local shops.
Shopping in Natchez is exceptional with handcrafted items, boutique shops, and antique treasures. From local artists and bakers, discover one-of-kind gifts for everyone on your list this year. Darby’s Fudge is a delicious treat and a staple for any home during the holidays. You can even ship their world-famous fudge right to your loved one’s door. Stop into ArtsNatchez to pick up an irreplaceable piece of Mississippi art, and visit Conde Contemporary Art Gallery, which features contemporary artists from all over the country.
All that shopping will leave you hungry but not to worry because Natchez has restaurants on just about every block. From rooftop to riverbank, you can take in the best view of our area from various locations. Some favorites include the Natchez Manor Rooftop Bar in the heart of downtown, with its comfortably modern, charmingly tranquil atmosphere and Southern bistro offerings. To The Camp Restaurant located in the ‘Under-The-Hill’ district right on the riverbank for a mouth full of flavor. To The Natchez Brewing Company for a handcrafted brew and a brick oven pizza. You can also experience the splendor of relaxed, elegant dining at historic estates. The dining possibilities are endless making it a foodies paradise.
Natchez is dedicated to following CDC guidelines and statewide mandates to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We care about our community and all of our visitors. Please help us make sure we’re all doing our part to #VisitNatchezResponsibly. So, come to enjoy the holidays with us. We have good things waiting for you.
Find your corner of the world in Natchez. Start planning your trip today at www.visitnatchez.org/responsibly.