Calendar of Events

June 2019

Social Media 101

06/19/19  11:30am - 1:00pm
Cost: Free
Location Information:
Greenwood-Leflore Chamber of Commerce

Social Media got you overwhelmed? Need just a basics course on how to use social media for your business? This workshop is for you! Best of all, it's FREE. Join us for this workshop and put all your social media fears to rest! Bring your own lunch - we will provide drinks. Facilitated by Brittany Davis-Green, Communications and Marketing Director for Mississippi Valley State University.

Stars & Stripes Festival

06/27/19  6:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: Free to the public.
Phone Number: 662-453-4152.
Location Information:
Between the bridges in the Greenwood Arboretum.
Stars & Stripes Festival

The annual Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce Stars and Stripes Festival and Community Picnic will be on Thursday, June 27, 2019.   It will be held at the arboretum area between the two downtown bridges on the Yazoo River.  The festival features food vendors, live entertainment, a veterans tribute, splash pad and activities for kids, a boat parade on the Yazoo River and a giant fireworks show at dark from the Veterans Bridge.  The park opens at 6pm and is free to the public.  For more information, please call the Chamber office at 662-453-4152.

September 2019

300 Oaks Road Race

09/21/19  8:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: Visit for registration fees.
300 Oaks Road Race

One of the largest road races in Mississippi, 300 Oaks is held on the third Saturday of September. The event features a 10K Run, 5K Walk, 5K Run, and One-Mile Fun Run. Participants will enjoy a flat, fast course with scenic routes through the tree-lined historic streets of Greenwood. Corporate Team entries are available for the 5K Walk and 10K Run with pre-registration. All events are chip-timed by Start2Finish. The post-race awards party includes grilled burgers and hot dogs and drinks and live entertainment on the banks of the Yazoo River in downtown Greenwood. Visit our 300 Oaks Road Races website for more information or to register for the race.

December 2019

Delta Band Festival / Christmas Parade

12/06/19  5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: Free to the public
Phone Number: 662-453-4152

Celebrated for 84 years and begun by legendary Greenwood High School band director Roy Martin, the Delta Band Festival/Christmas Parade in Greenwood boasts numerous high school and university bands from four states, an array of themed floats, decorative vehicles, mascots, beauties, and walking and performing groups.  The parade route stretches for more than two miles beginning in historic downtown Greenwood and makes its way across the Yazoo River and passes down Grand Boulevard.  The evening ends with a spectacular fireworks show over the Yazoo River.