Jackson music festival plans move indoors

March 17, 2016 in Entertainment

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer When the Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival returns for its fourth annual run Aug. 19-20, the main difference will be the location of the […]

It’s time for authentic festivals and fairs in ‘The True South’

July 9, 2013 in Entertainment, Events, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

One of the great traditions of summer in the True South is to attend an outdoor festival or fair for a taste of the diverse cultural heritage displayed across Mississippi.

Many of these are annual events that draw locals and visitors alike to enjoy long-standing traditions.

“Throughout the summer, there are so many unique festivals and fairs taking place in communities across Mississippi that showcase the authentic sights and sounds of our state’s Southern culture.” said Malcolm White, director of the Mississippi Development Authority’s Tourism Division.“ Now is a great time to plan a trip and experience the True South’s most interesting events of the summer.”