National Travel & Tourism Week in Oxford, MS

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National Tourism Week is May 7th – 13th.

On Monday, May 8th, Visit Oxford will deliver cookies to various city departments to thank them for keeping Oxford a safe and beautiful town for visitors.  We will be posting shout outs to these departments on Twitter and Facebook.  Please follow @VisitOxfordMS and the hashtag #ThankYouOxford and, nationally, #nttw17.

Tuesday, May 9th is our “Shop Local Day”.  We encourage everyone, visitors and locals, to post pictures of their favorite local shop in Oxford for a chance to win Downtown Square Dollars.  The winner will be randomly selected around 4pm this day.  The Oxford Community Market will take place at the Old Armory Pavilion, located at the corner of University Avenue and Bramlett Blvd. from 3:00pm to 6:30pm.  Please support our local vendors by shopping at the local famers market.  #ShopLocalOxford and #nttw17

The City of Oxford and Lafayette County tourism facts and numbers will be presented via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts on Wednesday, May 10th, our “Did You Know?! Day”.  Find out the latest research on travelers’ spending in Oxford and Lafayette County.  #OxfordFacts and #nttw17

“Culinary Day” is Thursday, May 11th, and the public is enticed to post pictures of their favorite food in Oxford.  Each post will enter them for a chance to win a gift card to McEwen’s on The Square.  The winner will be randomly selected around 4pm this day.  #OxfordIsYummy and #nttw17

Friday, May 12th is “Tourism Celebration Day”.  There will be two Historic Double Decker Bus Tours on this Friday, one tour from 2pm to 3pm and a second tour from 3pm to 4pm.  Each bus tour ticket will enter the buyer into a raffle for Double Decker Arts Festival merchandise.  In additional, Double Decker Arts Festival merchandise will be on SALE this day only at our Visit Oxford Visitors Center, located at 1013 Jackson Avenue East.  #OxfordTravel and #nttw17


For Questions, please call coordinator Katie Kaiser at 662-232-2477, or email her at