Happy New Year!
WOW! What a year 2012 has been for Yazoo County, Mississippi! We brought the family out to historic downtown Yazoo City for the 8th annual Jerry Clower Festival, we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Bentonia Blues Festival in the place where it all began, we brought the best of the best in Memphis style BBQ from all over the US to Yazoo City for the 2nd annual Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival, we were honored by the state tourism office with an award for CVB of the Year in our budget category, and so much more! It’s been a remarkable year for Yazoo County, and we know even more fun and excitement is in store for our visitors in 2013!
Take a look at some media highlights from 2012:
Yazoo City’s Glenwood Cemetery, home of the “witch’s grave,” chosen as the Second Spookiest cemetery in the US in an online survey conducted by The Huffington Post.
Visit the Town Center Historic District, a 2012 Best Old House Neighborhood, As Seen In… This Old House Magazine!
Yazoo City’s Ubon’s Barbeque As Seen in… Southern Living!
Ubon’s Barbeque rated a TOP 5 BBQ Joint As Seen In… Mississippi Business Journal!
Yazoo County CVB
Winners of the Mississippi Tourism Association’s award for CVB of the Year 2012 in our budget category.
A 2012 Constant Contact All Star for our e-newsletter marketing.
We are excited to be starting off the new year in to our new office in the 49 Junction shopping center on Highway 49 in Yazoo City. Whether you are staying to visit the sights, or just passing through, we will be so glad to see all the new faces in our visitor center. It’s going to be a BEAUTIFUL 2013 in Yazoo County!
Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
PO Box 186
110 N. Jerry Clower Blvd., Suite S
Yazoo City, MS 39194