With Memorial Day Weekend quickly approaching, you may find yourself still looking for plans. Look no further! You can find events going on all around Mississippi this weekend that will be great for the whole family!
Gulfport, Mississippi will host the 11th Annual St. Ann’s Catfish Festival and Softball Tournament May 24- 27. Enjoy great food, live entertainment, carnival rides, children’s games, Bingo, silent auction, $1k and $15k drawdown, fishing rodeo and much more. Opening ceremonies kick off on Thursday at 6pm and the softball tournament will also begin at that time. Hours are 5pm- 11pm on Thursday- Friday, Saturday 9am- 11pm, and Sunday 9am- 6pm. The festival will be held at St. Ann Church grounds and admission is free.
The 30th Annual Gulfport Memorial Day Blowout will be taking place May 25-28. This 4 day event offers a wide range of events such as five racing class with a prize purse worth over $17,000, a swap meet and flea market, nine bike show classes, live music, and eight other unique events to enjoy. Most events are free and family friendly, however some events are recommended for adults only. Check out the hour-by-hour schedule here.
Southaven, Mississippi will be the host of the Memorial Day USSSA NIT May 25-27. Fun for the whole family, you can watch young athletes, age 7-14, from around the country and 2,000 baseball teams compete at Snowden Grove Park for tournament play. The complex is composed of 17 fields and has become a Mecca for budding athletes of the diamond. Check out the detailed schedule here.
Party at the Point in Biloxi, Mississippi at the MS Gulf Coast Music, Arts, Crafts and Seafood Festival this weekend, May 25-27. Headline entertainment features the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Buddy Guy, Sawyer Brown, and Lonestar! There will be two stages, 19 top national acts performing live and over 100 vendors. Enjoy some of finest Gulf Coast seafood that Mississippi has to offer as well as arts & crafts vendors, and much more. Tickets day of show are $20, 2 day passes are $36, and 3 day passes available for $54. Admission for children under 12 is free with paid adult. Purchase tickets in advance here for a 10% discount.
The Dennis Day Music Festival will take place on Memorial day in Dennis, Mississippi. A family friendly event, this festival will have food and live entertainment that everyone will enjoy. The festival begins at 8am and will be held at Dennis Community Park.
There will be a Memorial Day Parade of Veterans and Memorial Service on Monday in Downtown Vicksburg at the Vicksburg City Auditorium. The parade will begin at 10am following a route north along Washington Street to Jackson Street. The Memorial Service begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Vicksburg Auditorium. The Wreath Laying Ceremony begins at 12:30pm in the National Cemetery with a motorcade to the cemetery by way of Fort Hill Drive. The Vicksburg Warren County Memorial Day Committee is the proud sponsor of this memorial. The event is free and welcomes everyone.
Have a great and safe Memorial Day Weekend in Mississippi with whatever you choose to do!