Mississippi Christmas wonderland to be featured on national TV Saturday

Published 10:03 pm Friday, December 15, 2023

A Mississippi community is set to shine on national TV in the “Small Town Christmas” show on Fox Business Network. The episode, airing at 1 p.m.  on Dec. 16, will display Oxford’s unique holiday celebrations.

“Small Town Christmas,” now in its third season, is a series that visits different small towns to showcase how they celebrate Christmas. The show will feature Oxford during Saturday’s episode.

Each 30-minute episode highlights local traditions, food, music, and events. The Oxford episode will feature the city’s festive spirit.

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The filming took place in Oxford from Nov. 17 to 20, during the city’s holiday events.

Key moments captured include the Holly Jolly Holidays opening at the Old Armory Pavilion on Nov. 18 and the Lighting of the Square on Nov. 19. The Holly Jolly Holidays event had activities like live ice carving, Santa visits, and children’s games.

In addition to these events, the crew filmed around Oxford to capture the holiday mood and local decorations.

Residents and visitors who want to see Oxford’s holiday spirit and community on TV can watch the episode on Fox Business Network. The broadcast aims to share how Oxford celebrates the holidays, highlighting the town’s charm and community spirit.