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December 01, 2015 - December 18, 2015

December 1–18 at the Governor’s Mansion. The historic section of the Governor’s Mansion features traditional holiday decorations using seasonal greenery.  Free guided tours are offered Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 to 11 a.m. on the half-hour (closed weekends and Mondays).  Reservations must be made in advance for groups of ten or more.  The Governor’s Mansion will be closed for tours from Tuesday, December 22, through Monday, January 4, 2016.  The Mansion may be closed at other times during the month for official state functions.  To confirm the availability of the Mansion for tours or for information, call 601-359-6421.

December 04, 2015

Friday, December 4, 4:30–8:30 p.m. Popular annual event features seasonal decorations, live holiday music, and refreshments at the Governor’s Mansion, the Eudora Welty House and Garden, Manship House, and the Old Capitol Museum. The beloved model trains and family movies of past winter holidays will run at the William Winter Archives Building. Free transportation will take visitors from site to site, with parking available at the Old Capitol and the Mississippi Fairgrounds at the Jefferson Street entrance.  For more information, call 601-576-6800 or email