10 Best Places to Propose in Mississippi (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Mississippi is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beaches, parks, forests, squares, highways, gardens, lakes, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Mississippi to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Mississippi
  • Grand Opera House of Mississippi - Meridian
  • Oxford Square
  • Tishomingo State Park
  • Elvis Presley Birthplace
  • Mississippi Petrified Forest
  • Beautiful Lakes and Beaches
  • Rose Barnett Resevoir - Jackson
  • Sardis Lake - Oxford
  • Biloxi Beach
  • Outdoor Gardens and Parkways to Propose in Mississippi
  • Garden at Monmouth Historic Inn
  • Natchez Trace Parkway
  • Best Places to Propose in Mississippi


Romantic Locations in Mississippi

1. Grand Opera House of Mississippi - Meridian

A proposal at this historic and elegant venue can be incredibly memorable, especially for theater lovers. The Grand Opera House, also known as the Riley Center, is a beautifully restored historic theatre dating back to the 19th century. Its architecture and ambiance provide an elegant and timeless setting.


2. Oxford Square

The historic Oxford Square, with its charming shops, restaurants, and the iconic courthouse, offers a picturesque and romantic setting for a proposal. The vibrant atmosphere and beautiful architecture will make it an ideal spot for a memorable proposal.



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3. Tishomingo State Park 

Known for its stunning natural beauty, Tishomingo State Park offers numerous scenic spots for a proposal, including hiking trails, waterfalls, and rock formations.


4. Elvis Presley Birthplace 

Elvis Presley’s Birthplace is a historic site where the iconic musician was born and spent his early years. It is a small, humble two-room house that has been preserved and turned into a museum. The location is steeped in history and offers a glimpse into Elvis's early life, making it a significant and nostalgic place for a proposal.


5. Mississippi Petrified Forest

The Mississippi Petrified Forest is a rare and fascinating natural wonder, featuring ancient petrified wood that dates back millions of years. The forest offers a serene and mystical environment for a proposal.


Beautiful Lakes, Reservoirs and Beaches

6. Ross Barnett Reservoir - Jackson

This large reservoir offers picturesque views, scenic spots, and a variety of recreational activities. The reservoir has several parks and picnic areas, perfect for a romantic proposal.


7. Sardis Lake - Oxford

Known for its clear waters and scenic beauty, Sardis Lake offers numerous spots for a romantic proposal, including beaches, hiking trails, and secluded areas.The lake’s beautiful surroundings, including the John W. Kyle State Park, provide stunning backdrops for photos and a serene environment for a proposal.


8. Biloxi Beach

Biloxi Beach is known for its stunning white sandy shores and beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. The beach provides a picturesque and romantic setting for a proposal. The sunsets at Biloxi Beach are spectacular, casting a warm, golden glow over the water and sand. Proposing during sunset can make the moment even more magical.



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Outdoor Gardens and Parkways to Propose in Mississippi

Mississippi is full of romantic gardens, and parkways. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing gardens or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

9. The Garden at Monmouth Historic Inn 

Monmouth Historic Inn features beautifully landscaped gardens with magnolias, live oaks, and azaleas, providing a picturesque and romantic setting. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.


10. Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile scenic drive that stretches from Natchez, Mississippi, to Nashville, Tennessee. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, with lush forests, rolling hills, and picturesque views.


Best Places to Propose in Mississippi

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Mississippi has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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