Craft Beer

Pictured: Crooked Letter Brewing Company in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Mississippi’s flagship craft brewery, Lazy Magnolia, has set the standard for excellence in the state’s rapidly growing craft beer scene. Now that Mississippi is home to nine great breweries, visitors can find local beer on tap in most any locale, and better yet, can tour the facilities of this “hopping” industry. A majority of Mississippi’s breweries have repurposed architectural gems from the Southern landscape as their headquarters, making it easy to explore Main Street while you sip a fine local ale, porter or IPA. Explore the Mississippi Brewery Trail to learn more about the unique craft beers and personalities that make up this delicious industry.

  • Dixie National Rodeo

    February 6 - February 12

    Champion cowboys from all over the world compete for big jackpots at the annual Dixie National Rodeo at the Mississippi Coliseum. The best of the best of bull fighters, ropers, rodeo clowns, barrel racers and bull-doggers come out in droves and keep crowds entertained with fast-paced action and antics. Rodeo Events include: Bareback Bronc Riding, …

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  • Downtown Laurel Chili Cook-Off

    February 8 @ 10:00 am - February 8 @ 8:00 pm

    Laurel Main Street kicks off each new year with the annual Magnolia State Bank Chili Cook Off! The event takes place the second Saturday in February and is held on the 500 block of Central Avenue, downtown with music, beverages (coke products & beer), and teams competing to be the winner. All entries are cooked …

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  • Mississippi Blues Marathon

    February 29 @ 7:00 am - February 29 @ 7:00 pm

    The 13th Annual Mississippi Blues Marathon will take place on February 29, 2020, in downtown Jackson, Mississippi’s capital city. With live music before, after, and throughout the course, the Mississippi Blues Marathon proves to be one-of-a-kind. Challenge yourself with the marathon or half-marathon, or take things a little easier with our 10, or 5k. You …

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