Celebrate Christmas in Historic Natchez on the Mississippi
Celebrate Christmas Natchez-style on the banks of the Mississippi, exploring festively decorated mansions, antebellum architecture and taking in holiday music and a Christmas concert!
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Program No. 6812RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

Delight in a lavish holiday during historic Natchez’s Christmas season. Awaiting you are educational programs about charming long-ago Christmas customs in the city and on nearby plantations. Add Christmas concerts and explorations of mansions decorated with period displays, and Natchez will transport you to a season filled with history, beauty and love.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile per day, except for one day that totals 1 1/2 miles, split into short segments. Terrain is city sidewalks with occasional slight rise. Seating is available along the way while walking.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Revel in a Natchez Christmas evening filled with gorgeous music, decorations, food and fun.
  • Enjoy field trips to lavishly bedecked 19th-century mansions.
  • Attend “Chopin and Champagne,” a classical piano concert with complimentary champagne in the historic Joseph Stone House, and the uplifting annual Christmas concert in majestic St. Mary Basilica by the award-winning Alcorn State University Concert Choir
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Sandra Burkes
Sandra is a native of Natchez, where she spends her retirement working as a registered group leader and a church historian for First Presbyterian Church. She also serves on the church’s elected leadership group. She holds a degree in the humanities and has been an award-winning instructor in high schools in Natchez and Oxford, Mississippi. She also a former owner of two restaurants in Natchez and Oxford and is a longtime leader in the hospitality industry in Mississippi.
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James Wiggins
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