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Tupelo Elvis Festival voted one of top 3 Best Southern events

Congrats to the Tupelo Elvis Festival , which placed in the top 3 of the Best Southern Event category in 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA Today. Memphis in May was the top vote-getter, followed by the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. The Tupelo Elvis Festival is an annual event held in Downtown Tupelo, and this […]

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Mugshots marking grand opening with fundraiser this weekend

What many of you have been waiting for: Mugshots Grill & Bar in Tupelo is having a three-day opening celebration this weekend, and they’re doing it with style. The restaurant in Fairpark is hosting a fundraiser for the Tupelo Lee Humane Society. The restaurant officially opens next Tuesday, June 2, at 11 a.m. Here are […]

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Construction workers with Prairie Construction work on the sidewalk expansion along East Main Street leading to the Elvis Presley birthplace last October. The next phase of work begins Tuesday.

Elvis Presley trail roadwork will shift traffic in downtown Tupelo

The second phase of a multi-million project connecting downtown Tupelo to the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum kicks in next Tuesday. Construction will begin on Main Street between Green Street and Broadway Street on Tuesday, with traffic shifting to one side of the street. Street parking will not be accessible, but the public parking lot on the […]

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Early-bird special for Tupelo Elvis Fest extended through Friday

Now through Friday, fans can take advantage of an  Early Bird Special for the Tupelo Elvis Festival. The weekend pass to Fairpark, where concerts will be held on Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, are only $25. That’s a savings of $10. The special ends at 11:59 p.m on Friday. After Friday tickets for June […]

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The view into Mugshots from the main entrance.

Opening dates set for Bim Bam Burgers, Mugshots in Tupelo

We’ve got the latest news on a couple of restaurants folks are keenly interested in in the All-America City. • First, there’s Bim Bam Burgers, which had hoped to open by Saturday. Alas, that won’t be the case, but manager Barry Carroll tells us that it will have a soft opening on May 11. The […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Drive-by Photos, Fairpark District, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo1 Comment

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Tickets still available for Tupelo’s Wine Downtown

The sixth Wine Downtown in Tupelo is Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and a limited number of tickets still are available. Twelve businesses are participating in the event, which is sponsored by Trustmark Bank  – About the South, The Caron Gallery, Farmhouse, Kirksey Brothers Furniture, MLM Clothiers, Reed’s Gumtree Gift shop, Reed’s Ladies Department, Rumor […]

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Officials held a dedication ceremony this morning in Fairpark near the Elvis statue, planting a Yoshino cherry tree.

Tupelo, Japanese team up for Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry blossoms (sakura in Japanese) have long been a symbol of joy  and hope of rebirth, used by the Japanese as a token of friendship. With that in mind, Tupelo next year will host its first North Mississippi Cherry Blossom Festival – in fact, it will be the first in the state. Today, city and county […]

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