BUD & BURGERS

April 6, 2018

Do you have the best burger around? We'll be the judge of that in this cookoff! Several categories are awarded, including professional/restaurant, Best in Show (based on theme) and People's Choice. If you wish to attend, admission is charged upon entry. You'll have the chance to sample each burger and cast your vote for People's Choice! And there's live music!

 

WINE DOWNTOWN

April 20, 2017

Wine Downtown is a progressive wine tasting throughout our participating businesses downtown. What better way to spend a Friday night than with a little shopping and "a little" wine?

 

TUPELO ELVIS FESTIVAL

June 6th - June 10th, 2018

Tupelo Elvis Festival is a celebration designed to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s native son, and the impact that his music has on the world. This year we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Elvis Festival! Each year's festival features regional, national and local artists, along with a Sunday Gospel Concert and a Tribute Artist Contest that serves as a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Fans come from around the world to see who will be chosen to represent Tupelo in Memphis during August. In addition to all of the great music, the festival features a number of local food vendors, a pet parade, 5K run and much more!

For more details on this event, please click here to visit our website or our Tupelo Elvis Festival Facebook Page!

 
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DOWN ON MAIN

Dates to be announced

Down on Main is a free summer concert series that occurs once a month during July, August and September. Down on Main is a great way for us to come together as a community while enjoying a variety of music, from country to blues to rock. 

 

TUPELO ALE TRAIL

September 28, 2018

Ale Trail is a progressive craft beer tasting with stops in our shops throughout Downtown Tupelo. Start your night by picking up your tickets at FNB Bank, then shop around with our participating merchants. End your night at the Farmers' Depot with an after party!

 
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CHILI FESTIVAL

October 12, 2018

Everyone's favorite chili cook-off is back! Teams compete against each other in a number of prize categories, including best recipe, team spirit, best costumes, most creative tent and most original theme. A team can be your family, your friends, your coworkers, anybody! Get creative! 

Attendees have the opporutunity to come at both lunch and dinner. Tickets will be sold at the gate upon entrance. You'll get to eat a bowl of delcioius chili and sample each team's chili, all before casting gyour vote for People's Choice. As if that wasn't all enough, there's beer and live music to make it the perfect Friday night!

 

DOWNTOWN OPEN HOUSE

Spring and Fall Open House dates to be announced

In both Spring and Fall, Downtown Tupelo opens its doors to show you what we have for all your gift, wardrobe and home decor needs, plus more! Come shop with us!

 

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY

November 24, 2018

Each year, the Saturday after Thanksgiving (and the day after Black Friday), local businesses like to celebrate Shop Small Satruday, whihc is a national movement. On this day we encourgae everyone to shop small. Shopping locally is a great way to support your communiyt!

 

70th ANNUAL REED'S TUPELO CHRISTMAS PARADE

November 30, 2018

The Reed's Christmas Parade has long been a Tupelo favorite. We look forward to celebrating a successful 70 years!

Reed's, a 113-year-old department store located in the heart of downtown, is the title sponsor and a long-time supporter of the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association. 

 
 
 

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