Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Click the links below for festivals and events near that city:

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Slugburger Festival Tupelo & Hills Corinth 1986 $ Jul
Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Pascagoula 1991 $$$ Sep
Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1908 Free Mar
Hibernia St. Patrick's Day Parade Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1985 Free Mar
Beauvoir Fall Muster Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1986 $ Oct
Spring Arts Festival: Herb, Garden & Art Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Ocean Springs 1994 Free Mar
Art in the Pass Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Pass Christian 1993 Free Apr
Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Gulfport 1948 $ Jun-Jul
Hubfest Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Hattiesburg 1985 Free Mar
Southern Miss Jazz & Blues Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Long Beach 2008 Free Apr
Our Lady of the Gulf - Crab Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Bay St. Louis 1983 Free Jul
Cruisin' The Coast Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1996 $$$ Oct
Long Beach Kite Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Long Beach 2000 $ Apr
Carnival on the Coast Mardi Gras - Mississippi Gulf Coast Style Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Mississippi Gulf Coast 1908 Free Jan-Feb
Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Pilgrimage Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1952 Free Mar
Gautier Mullet Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Gautier 1991 Free Oct
Great Biloxi Schooner Race Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1929 Free Jun
Natchez Fall Pilgrimage Jackson & Capital/River Natchez 1932 $$$ Sep-Oct
Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Race Jackson & Capital/River Canton 1986 Free Jun
The Trail of Honor Jackson & Capital/River Jackson 2003 Free May
Christmas on the Water Boat Parade Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1985 Free Dec
Dixie National Livestock Show & Rodeo Jackson & Capital/River Jackson 1966 $$ Jan-Feb
Mississippi State Fair Jackson & Capital/River Jackson 1861 $-$$$ Oct
Picayune Fall Street Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Picayune 1996 Free Nov
Natchez Balloon Festival Jackson & Capital/River Natchez 1986 $$ Oct
Celtic Music Festival & Highland Games Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Gulfport 1989 Free-$$ Nov
CelticFest Mississippi Jackson & Capital/River Jackson 1992 $$ Sep
Vicksburgfest Jackson & Capital/River Vicksburg 1987 Varies May
USA International Ballet Competition Jackson & Capital/River Jackson 1979 $$$ Jun
Natchez Festival of Music Jackson & Capital/River Natchez 1990 $-$$$ May
Gold in the Hills Jackson & Capital/River Vicksburg 1937 $ Mar
Vettes by the Shore Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1995 Free Nov
Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration Jackson & Capital/River Natchez 1990 $$$ Feb
Iron Horse Music & Heritage Festival Jackson & Capital/River McComb 1993 Free Jun
Natchez Spring Pilgrimage Jackson & Capital/River Natchez 1932 $$$ Mar-Apr
Canton Flea Market Arts & Crafts Show Jackson & Capital/River Canton 1965 Free Oct
Vicksburg Fall Festival Jackson & Capital/River Vicksburg 1994 $ Oct
Red, White & Blues Fourth of July Weekend Jackson & Capital/River Vicksburg $$$ Jul
Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival Jackson & Capital/River Ridgeland 2009 Free Apr
Over the River Run Jackson & Capital/River Vicksburg 1988 $ Oct
Natchez PowWow Jackson & Capital/River Natchez 1989 $ Mar
Mistletoe Marketplace Jackson & Capital/River Jackson 1981 $$ Nov
Victorian Candlelit Christmas Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Hattiesburg 1977 $$ Dec
World Catfish Festival Tunica & Delta Belzoni 1976 $ Apr
Crosstie Arts & Jazz Festival Tunica & Delta Cleveland 1969 Free Apr
Market Street Festival Meridian & Pines Columbus 1996 Free May
Neshoba County Fair Meridian & Pines Philadelphia 1889 $$ Jul-Aug
Art 'n Antiques Show & Sale Meridian & Pines Columbus 1972 $ Nov
Tupelo Elvis Festival Tupelo & Hills Tupelo 1999 $$ Jun IFEA
Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival Meridian & Pines Meridian 1952 Varies Apr
Rivergate Festival Tunica & Delta Tunica 1993 Free Apr
State Games of Mississippi Meridian & Pines Meridian 1992 Varies May-Jun
Holly Springs Pilgrimage Tupelo & Hills Holly Springs 1999 $$$ Apr
B. B. King Homecoming Tunica & Delta Indianola 1981 $$ Jul
African-American Heritage Tour Meridian & Pines Columbus $ Feb
Double Decker Arts Festival Tupelo & Hills Oxford 1994 Free Apr
Columbus Spring Pilgrimage Meridian & Pines Columbus 1940 $$$ Mar-Apr
Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival Tunica & Delta Clarksdale 1988 Free Aug
Highway 61 Blues Festival Tunica & Delta Leland 1991 $$ Oct
Crossroads Chili Cook-Off Tupelo & Hills Corinth 2008 Free Apr
Thunder on Water Safe Boating Festival Tupelo & Hills Grenada 1993 Varies Jun
Prairie Arts Festival Meridian & Pines West Point 1978 Free Sep
Black Prairie Blues Festival Meridian & Pines West Point 1995 $$ Sep
Merrehopes Trees of Christmas Meridian & Pines Meridian 1968 $ Nov-Dec
Gumtree Festival Tupelo & Hills Tupelo 1972 $ May
Blue Suede Cruise Tupelo & Hills Tupelo 2003 Free May
Tupelo Film Festival Tupelo & Hills Tupelo 2004 $ Apr
Juke Joint Festival Tunica & Delta Clarksdale 2004 Free-$$ Apr
Okeelala Festival & Car Show Tupelo & Hills Baldwyn 1979 Free Oct
Choctaw Indian Fair Meridian & Pines Philadelphia 1949 $-$$ Jul
Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Ocean Springs 1978 Free Nov
Canton Christmas Festival Jackson & Capital/River Canton 1990 $ Nov-Dec
Miss Mississippi Pageant Jackson & Capital/River Vicksburg 1934 $$$ Jun-Jul
Aberdeen Spring Pilgrimage Meridian & Pines Aberdeen 1975 $$$ Apr
South Mississippi Summer Fair Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1985 Free-$ Jun
MS Coast Coliseum Crawfish Music Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1993 $$ Apr
Hambone Art & Music Festival Tunica & Delta Clarksdale 2007 $$ Oct-Nov
Biloxi Seafood Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Biloxi 1981 $-$$ Sep
Mississippi Songwriters Festival Gulfport/Biloxi & Coastal Ocean Springs 2010 Free Sep
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