SPORTS

“Only the best is found in Mississippi...”

- Robert St. John, Viking Cooking School

Ideal weather. Varied terrain. A love for the outdoors that is shared by visitors and locals alike. Is it any wonder that Mississippi is a popular destination for golf and sports enthusiasts? If you need more reasons, we definitely have them:   Home to two annual PGA TOUR events: The Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic of the PGA Champions Tour, played at Fallen Oak in March; and the Sanderson Farms Championship of the PGA TOUR, played at the Country Club of Jackson in November.   Among the top 10 gaming destinations in North America, featuring upscale shopping and dining, live entertainment, luxurious spas and internationally acclaimed golf courses.  Birthplace of blues, rock 'n' roll and country music. Mississippi Blues Trail and Country Music Trail markers are placed at key sites around the state to honor musicians and give visitors insight into the state's diverse musical heritage.   World-famous, authentic Southern cuisine offering savory barbecue, fresh seafood and French-Cajun delicacies.

OUTDOOR

“Only the best is found in Mississippi...”

- Robert St. John, Viking Cooking School

Thanks to our temperate climate and wealth of waterways and wilderness, Mississippi is the perfect place to appreciate the great outdoors. With fishing, hunting, camping, canoeing, cycling, kayaking and more, it’s easy to see why Mississippi attracts sports and outdoor enthusiasts from across the country and around the world. During your stay, you can enjoy your favorite activities, from paddling a scenic stream, to touring a working farm, to fishing on the scenic Gulf Coast. There's no limit to the outdoor activities that you can do in Mississippi.

  • 21st Annual Art in the Pass

    April 7 @ 8:00 am - April 8 @ 5:00 pm

    This juried arts festival features more than 100 artists offering unique pieces in a variety of mediums.

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  • Juke Joint Festival

    April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm

    Half blues festival, half small-town festival, and all about the Delta. This festival features 100 blues arts in Clarksdale.

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  • PEPSI POPS: Picnic in the Park

    May 11 @ 7:30 pm - May 11 @ 10:00 pm

    Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Pops Series Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:30pm-10:00pm Old Trace Park, Ridgeland Tickets $12&up ($5 student) at www.msorchestra.com or 601.960.1565 Details:  http://www.msorchestra.com/index.php/concerts-and-tickets/concert-info/PEPSI-POPS-Picnic-in-the-Park/ The Rez, picnics and pop tunes make this concert an annual family magnet to be enjoyed by blanket, lawn chair or boat. Our 37th annual Pepsi Pops promises a unique outdoor …

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  • Dave Matthews Band in Concert

    May 29 @ 6:30 pm - May 29 @ 10:00 pm

    DAVE MATTHEWS BAND Doors: 6:30 PM | Show: 8:00 PM

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  • Elvis Festival

    June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 10 @ 5:00 pm

    A musical celebration to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s native son, and the impact of this music on the world.

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