Our national, state and local parks enable guests to pursue their favorite outdoor activities. There's always an organized event on the horizon. Discover the abundance of festivals, historic sites and outdoor recreation events that make our system of state and national parks a welcoming, family-oriented vacation destination. Mississippi parks are more than just wonderful surrounds; they are award-winning treasures. Reserve America recently released its list of "Top 100 Campgrounds Awards" and Mississippi State Parks were well represented, having seven parks in the Top 100.
Natchez Spring Pilgrimage
March 16 - April 16
Natchez, established in 1716, high on a magnificent bluff overlooking the Mighty Mississippi, has more than 600 examples of Antebellum Architecture. During our Pilgrimage seasons more privately owned historic homes open their doors than any other time of the year. Natchez is treasured worldwide as a living museum of southern history and a hallmark of …
Juke Joint Festival
April 11 - April 14
Plan now for the 16th annual Juke Joint Festival in historic Clarksdale, Mississippi — one of the friendliest festivals in the world. Hotel rooms book up fast, so don’t wait. The main event is Saturday, April 13, 2019, with related events that Thurs.-Sun., April 11-14.