Jackson Mississippi Events

Thirsty crawfish

Crawfish Music Festival

Sample Mississippi's favourite delicacy, a small version of the lobster, cooked and served up in a variety of hot and spicy ways at the annual festival honouring crawfish. Activities on offer include live musical entertainment, carnival rides and of course vendors supplying plenty of...  see full details

The banks of Sunflower River

Juke Joint Festival

Without Clarksdale, Mississippi, there'd be no such thing as the Delta Blues. The Juke Joint Festival, held annually in this charming little town on the banks of the Sunflower River, is all about celebrating the wonderful musical heritage passed down by greats such...  see full details

Capitol Street, Mississippi where the Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival takes place

Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival

Back in the 1970s Malcolm White, an Irish Jackson resident and publican, decided the city could do with a St Patrick's Day celebration. So was born a parade tradition that has grown in popularity, size and status to become one of the city's...  see full details