Memorial Day in Columbus

Memorial Day falls on May 30th this year. This holiday, which honors those who have died while serving in the United States military, has origins that date back to post-Civil War times. The tradition of visiting cemeteries and decorating the graves of those who have fallen is something that continues today. In 1971, Memorial Day was made an official federal holiday. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Columbus, Mississippi, you can attend the 4th Annual Veterans Memorial Walk/Run at the Columbus Soccer Complex on Saturday, May 28th. If you pre-register by noon on May 20th, it will cost $25 and will include a t-shirt. On-site registration Read More →

Christmas in Columbus

No place around does down South holiday cheer like we do right here in Columbus, Mississippi. Christmas in Columbus is a family-friendly time of year full of all sorts of fun and heartwarming activities and events. It started on November 30th this year with our annual Tree lighting ceremony, but if you missed this beautiful event, have no fear! There are a few more events coming up to celebrate the season.   This Friday, December 4th is the annual Wassail Fest taking place throughout downtown Columbus. Sample all the tasty wassail and do your best to pick your favorite!   If you couldn’t make it to Bethlehem for the First Read More →