Explore Yazoo County, Mississippi. Colorful. Authentic. Unique. Just like you.
Yazoo Visitor Info : M-F, 8A-5P CDT

Yearly archive for 2018

Christmas Spectacular

Christmas Spectacular Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 6 pm Yazoo County High School Gym 191 Panther Drive, Yazoo City, Mississippi Join the Yazoo County School District’s Performing Arts Department for live performances and art displays by the Yazoo County Band, Yazoo County High School Art Classes, Vocal/Choral Classes, Theatre Classes, and more, on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 6:00 pm in the Yazoo County High School Gym.  


Christmas Mix & Mingle

Annual Christmas Mix & Mingle featuring a Tacky Christmas Sweater Contest Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the No Smoking Smokehouse Wear your “Tacky Christmas Sweater” and enter the contest to win! The winner will receive a prize! Join us at the No Smoking Smokehouse on Main Street in downtown Yazoo City for the Annual Christmas Mix & Mingle, sponsored by the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce and hosted by Paul and JoAnn Adams. There will be lots of good food, music, and door prizes. If you are a new business in the community come prepared to tell about your business. You can do it in a skit or just simply tell about it, but remember the best presentation will also get a prize. Don’t forget to bring your business cards to share with others. We are looking forward to this event and each year we


Yazoo Holiday Artist Showcase

The Yazoo Arts Council presents Yazoo Holiday Artist Showcase Kick off Christmas Open House weekend with an evening of art, shopping, and entertainment! Yazoo Holiday Artist Showcase Friday, November 9, 2018, 6 pm – 8 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center 332 N Main Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Chimneyville Readers performance at 7:00 pm Chimneyville Readers present “A Christmas Memory” Join us Friday, November 9th at 7 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center to hear Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” adapted and narrated by James Anderson, featuring Jo Ann Robinson, John and Diana Howell, Betty Jo Mahaffey, and Eric Eaton. This 30-minute family friendly reading celebrates old-fashioned Southern Christmases and the empowering joy of friendship. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll find the true meaning of Christmas. Peace! The Yazoo Arts Council presents a Yazoo Artist Holiday Showcase, the perfect opportunity to fill your Christmas list with one-of-a-kind pieces from Yazoo County


Thanksgiving Bash

Join Macklyn and Jonathan for their 2nd annual Thanksgiving Bash Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 5:00 pm L.T. Miller Community Center 930 Lamar Avenue Yazoo City, MS 39194 All are welcome at this community event featuring free food, free haircuts for kids, giveaways and much more! Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Yazoo County’s Miss Hospitality Competes in Hattiesburg

Yazoo County’s Miss Hospitality 2018 Represents Yazoo at State Competition Miss D’Avia Henry-Peyton, the first Yazoo County Miss Hospitality who was chosen through an informal pageant this spring presented by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau, represented Yazoo County’s hospitality industry at the Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant July 15th through July 21st in Hattiesburg, Miss. D’Avia is the daughter of David and Patricia Henry-Peyton. Thirty-one young women were chosen at the local level to represent their areas this spring and began their state competition experience on July 15th, staying on campus at the University of Southern Mississippi. Together, they learned more about their state, about public speaking, about the hospitality industry and economic development, and prepared for the public portion of the state competition. The final two days of the competition took place on July 20th and 21st at the Hattiesburg Saenger Theatre in front of spectators from all


Yazoo Music Festival

Yazoo Music Festival 2018 Main Street in Yazoo City will be filled with live music on Saturday, October 6, 2018! Save the date! Mark your calendars now! Be sure to visit our event page on Facebook. Click here to let your friends know you are going to be there! Live music starts at 3pm. No Coolers. No Tents. No Glass. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the show. We will have great food and shopping from our vendors as well as area stores and eateries. Free parking is available in the Public Parking Lots shown on the maps below. Check out this Google map of the Yazoo Music Festival location or check out the map below. We look forward to seeing you on Main Street in Yazoo City! Yazoo Music Festival Stage Schedule October 6, 2018 Main Street Yazoo City, Mississippi 3:00 – Jimmy “Duck” Holmes 3:40 – Truck


Yazoo Day 2018

Yazoo Day 2018 “There’s No Place Like Home” The Yazoo Hometowners Club, Inc. – Chicago Chapter – presents Yazoo Day 2017 in Yazoo City on June 29 and June 30, 2018. Yazoo Day 2018 Schedule of Activities Meet & Greet/Registration Friday, June 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm Mary’s Happy Medium 123 W Broadway Yazoo City Complimentary light refreshments while they last Recognition Banquet Saturday, June 30, 2018 Reception 6:00 pm Recognition Awards Dinner 7:00 pm Ticket Cost: $60 Jevonne McCoy Elementary School Cafetorium 1835 School Drive Yazoo City Semi-Formal Attire For more info contact David Rozell at 312.576.8702 or Eddie B. Hines at PO Box 2311, Chicago, ILL 60690. Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show

Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show Head to downtown Yazoo City on June 9th, 2018, for the Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show at the Triangle Cultural Center 332 North Main St Yazoo City, Mississippi 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $2 and benefits the Friend of the Triangle. $750.00 in prizes will be awarded to competitors. Exhibitor and Vendor booths are available for $20 each. Lunch will be provided to exhibitors at noon. For more information contact Phyllis Haynes at 662-590-5415 or Lois Russell at 662-746-2273.


The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County   When: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 Time: 10:00 am at the Where: Yazoo Community Complex, 516 E Canal Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Admission is FREE!! The Junior Auxiliary of Yazoo City in conjunction with the Yazoo Arts Council will present New Stage Theatre Arts-in-Education Touring Program’s production of The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County from the story by Mark Twain, adapted by Joseph McDonough. About: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County is the original short story that made Mark Twain famous! In this lively leaping stage adaptation this classic story comes to life as we explore the themes of honesty, transparency, and following the golden rule! Jim Smiley has built quite the reputation as a betting man. He will bet on everything from a horse race to a chicken race and anything in between! If you let him, before you know it he


Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?

The Yazoo Arts Council presents John Maxwell in “Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?” When: Friday, May 4, 2018 Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 323 N Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Time: 6 pm reception | 7 pm performance Tickets: Available now in Yazoo City at Good Hope General Merchandise, Bank of Yazoo (Main Street branch), and Webb’s Pharmacy Price: General Admission $15 each Audiences in Yazoo City will have a unique opportunity to meet one of America’s greatest writers on Friday, May 4th, at 6:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church. John Maxwell’s internationally acclaimed one-man play on the life of the Nobel Prize-winning author, William Faulkner, will be presented by the newly revived Yazoo Arts Council, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the arts throughout Yazoo County, Mississippi. Maxwell has been presenting his highly engaging, entertaining, provocative and moving performance of America’s most decorated novelist for twenty-five years. He


Get the latest!

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter
For Email Newsletters you can trust

Yazoo County CVB

Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 186
110 N Jerry Clower Blvd, Suite S
Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194
Toll Free: (800) 381-0662
Phone: (662) 746-1815
Fax: (662) 746-1816

Connect with VisitYazoo!
Visit Yazoo on Twitter

Visit the Delta

Visit Mississippi