Downtown Tunica

True Southern Hospitality is just down the road.

Times have changed—but not in Downtown Tunica. Only a few miles from the casino resorts, many of its Main Street buildings are just as they were at the turn of the century. There, you'll not only find boutiques, antique shops and a fully restored courthouse, plus a walking tour and Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial at Rivergate Park, you'll also find the kind of southern hospitality you thought only existed in storybooks. Downtown Tunica hosts many fairs and festivals, making it the ideal destination to bring your entire family.

Explore Downtown’s Shops

Town of Tunica, Mississippi

Located at the peak of the Mississippi Delta, the town of Tunica awaits your arrival. Downtown Tunica offers plenty of things to do for visitors looking to dive into some of the local hot spots in the area. It also offers several opportunities to learn about the rich history of the region. Whether you’re looking for a quiet respite away from the hustle and bustle of the gaming floor or a fun day out for the whole family, Tunica, Mississippi, has much to explore. While planning your trip through town, let Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau be your guide.

Explore Local Shops and Restaurants

A true gem in the Magnolia State, the town of Tunica has much to offer. Swing into town to explore some of the local boutiques, vintage shops, and more. Peruse a local bookstore to find a novel to enjoy by the pool at your hotel, try out a trendy new look from a quaint boutique you can wear to dinner, and treat yourself to some glitz from a local jeweler. If you’re in the market for a souvenir that’ll make your trip even more memorable, the gift and antique shops in the area offer some truly unique finds.

While taking in the sights, don’t forget to stop for a bite to eat. In Tunica, you’re never too far away from some delicious Southern fare. Whether you’re in the mood for a warm, buttery pancake breakfast or a lunch platter filled with fried chicken and all the fixings, the sweet and savory menus from our local eateries won’t disappoint. If you just need something quick to eat before getting back to your meeting, Tunica is also home to well-known fast-food restaurants. There’s a little something for every taste in this town.

Take In the Historic Sights

As time has gone by, much of downtown Tunica has stayed the same. Visit the Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial at Rivergate Park, and check out the fully restored courthouse in town. If you’re a fan of the Blues, the historic markers along the Mississippi Blues Trail are located right nearby. These markers spotlight some of the biggest names and places in the history of the genre and can complement any trip centered on local entertainment.

History buffs can also take the historical walking tour through town. Starting at the Tunica Main Street office, you’ll pick up a brochure that guides you through a tour back in time where you can learn about some of the most notable buildings and people of the area.

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Just around the corner from the Tunica resorts, the downtown area offers more than just sweet Southern hospitality. It’s home to many local businesses, festivals, and special events, making it the perfect getaway for individuals, couples, and families alike. For more information on what’s happening during your stay, reach out to Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau.