Oxford Can Entertain Parents Too!

Taking a spring trip to Oxford to visit your student? Look no further, we have all the information you need for your next trip.


If you are looking for a place to stay, we highly recommend looking at Graduate in Oxford. Truly immerse yourself in the community by staying in the middle of town, just steps away from Oxford’s finest dining, shops and nightlife. For more information on Graduate, visit their website or call 662-234-3031 to book a room today.

There is a never-ending list of things to do in the town of Oxford, but finding information on those things can be difficult if you have never traveled to the area. We are here to tell you everything you need to know about Oxford and some activities to make your trip memorable.

Let’s Talk Food

The town of Oxford is centered around the square, which is home to many amazing restaurants and shops. This is truly the place to be in Oxford any night of the week.

There are many incredible options for places to eat in town both on and off the square. From southern comfort food to fine dining, Oxford has the best of all food options. For more information on what restaurants to visit on your trip, visit https://www.parentsofcollegestudents.com/local-dining.

Lets’ Talk Shopping One of the best parts of Oxford are the unique and locally owned shops. You can purchase one-of-a-kind pieces that are unique to Oxford. There are amazing shops both on and off the square, allowing for options depending on your needs. Here is a list of some of our favorite shops in Oxford:

● Katherine Beck Katherine Beck is your go-to for all things gifting and home décor. They have many beautiful pieces that could serve as a reminder of your trip once you arrive back home. Katherine Beck also offers many Greek gifts and items your student would love to receive. For more information or to place an order from Katherine Beck, visit their website or call 662-234-9361.

● Olive Juice Gifts

Olive Juice is the perfect place to find gifts unique to Oxford. Located right in the heart of Oxford on the square, you have to pop-in and look over their many items they have to offer. There are beautiful pieces perfect for gifting to your student or taking home to friends or family. If you are decorating a home or apartment in Oxford, or know someone who is, this is the perfect place to visit.

For more information on Olive Juice Gifts, or to place and order visit them on Facebook or Instagram, or call 662-259-2696.


● After Five Designs

If you are looking to shop off the square and explore the town more, After Five Design’s booth at the Mustard Seed Antique Mall, is the perfect place to visit. After Five Design has a multitude of great quality and beautiful pieces for your home. These could be great gifting pieces as well. They also offer personal decorating for homes, dorms and apartments. For pricing or questions visit their website or call 601-624-5946.

● Inside Discount

Another fun place to visit is Inside Discount in Oxford. Inside Discount carries a multitude of items including furniture, lamps, rugs, light fixtures, planters and more. If there is a store that carries everything, this is it. Inside Discount is a fun place to shop and get lost in. The beautiful décor and welcoming atmosphere makes it the perfect place to find whatever you need. For more information about Inside Discount, visit their website or call 662-236-5615.

Let’s Talk Entertainment

Whether you are coming to Oxford in the Fall or Spring, there are many events held in town to ensure the best trip for you and your family or friends. In the Spring of 2022, you can expect lots of baseball games, Double Decker weekend and the Grove Bowl. You can read more about some fun Oxford activities by checking out Visit Oxford, our local tourism council.


Whether you have been to Oxford before, or this is your first time, these are some great recommendations of places to visit. Most importantly, enjoy your trip whether long or short, and enjoy time with your student. Comment below when you are coming to Oxford and which one of these places you’ll visit first, we will see you then!


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