Laurel and Jones County, Mississippi, offer a fun-filled holiday season for visitors and locals alike. With festive events and activities, there’s always something to enjoy during the Christmas season. From tree lightings and parades to shopping and dining, Laurel and Jones County have it all. Here for the Holidays? Get ready for a winter wonderland of fun and excitement!
Downtown Laurel offers a host of holiday-themed events and activities, such as the Laurel Tree Lighting and Parade, to kick off the Christmas season on December 1st. And you can’t forget about the beloved and oh-so-delicious Kiwanis Club’s Pancake Day on December 2nd. Downtown’s local shops and boutiques are decked out in festive decor to create a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. You can find unique gifts for everyone on your list while supporting small businesses in our sweet hometown.
If you’re looking for family-friendly fun, head to Landrum’s Homestead and Village for their annual Christmas festivities. This charming attraction offers a glimpse into Mississippi’s past, with historic buildings and exhibits that transport visitors back in time. During the holiday season, the village is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights and decorations. You can take a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit Santa, and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies while soaking up the festive atmosphere. Or, if Christmas tunes are more your family’s style, head to the Laurel Little Theatre for a Charlie Brown Jazz Concert on December 8th. And you definitely don’t want to miss out on the downtown Laurel Cookie Stroll on December 16th for some last-minute shopping and a recipe for Christmas joy. However you like to spend your holiday season, there’s fun for the whole family in Laurel & Jones County.
For those who love the outdoors, the Talson Christmas Tree Farm is a must-visit during the holiday season. You can choose and cut your Christmas tree while enjoying the fresh air and scenic surroundings. The farm also offers wreaths, garlands, and other holiday decor to help you deck the halls in style.
And, of course, no holiday season is complete without plenty of delicious food. Laurel and Jones County are home to a variety of restaurants and eateries that offer seasonal specials and treats. From classic Southern comfort food to spectacular seafood, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to try the peppermint hot chocolate at Bennie & Mae’s Ice Cream Shop or the peppermint bark at Shug’s Cookie Dough & Candy Bar.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year in our hometown! With various events and activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. All we want for Christmas is for you to enjoy the holiday season in Laurel and Jones County. We guarantee you won’t be disappointed!