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Mississippi Delta Activities, Events and Festivals

Blues festivals. Literary festivals. BBQ festivals. Holiday festivals. Arts festivals. River festivals. You name it, the Delta has it. I guess you could say we’re just a festival-havin' kinda place.

No matter when you’re visiting -- fall, winter, spring or summer -- Mississippi Delta activities and festivals occur pretty much year-round.

Use the calendar and event search to discover Mississippi festivals and events happening in the Delta.


Events for: October 22 - November 5, 2014
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Jan 2, 2014 - Dec 4, 2014 
B.B. King Museum - Indianola
Come enjoy live Jazz with Dr. Alphonso Sanders and other talented musicians on the first Thursday of each month from 7-9 p.m. in the Cotton Gin. Starting in May, there will be a $5 admission fee for non-Museum members. B.B. King Museum members can attend for free. There will be a bar and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Jan 25, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014 
Arena At Southaven - Southaven
The 4th Saturday and Sunday of each month, December dates are 12/20-12/21/2014, vendors offer new and used merchandise including trading cards, collectibles, antiques, jewelry, electronics, clothing, furniture, gardening supplies and more! For more information, contact Pat Gibson at 901-831-9519 or Rowle Cardosi at 901-412-6195. Free admission.
Apr 4, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Raceway Road - Greenville
The Greenville Speedway begins its new racing season at the most exciting track in the Delta. Come and check out the fast action, heart pounding, wheel to wheel racing at the Greenville Speedway which includes race cars of all makes and models, with exciting competitions, weekly racing, and cash prizes. Check out the website for schedules and the m...
Apr 26, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Hernando Courthouse Square - Hernando
Hernando Farmer's Market Apr 26-Oct 25, 2014 8:00am-1:00pm Hernando Courthouse Square, 2535 Highway 51 S, Hernando The 6th annual Hernando Farmers Market is open each Saturday from April 26 through October 25. The market provides a neighborly spot to visit while you enjoy shopping for seasonal produce, farm-fresh dairy, baked goods and more. Al...
May 23, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014 
Olive Branch Farmer's Market - Olive Branch
Olive Branch Farmer's Market May 23-Oct 24 2:00pm-6:00pm Olive Branch Municipal Court Building, 6900 Highland St, Olive Branch Each Friday May 3 through Oct 24, Olive Branch's Certified Mississippi Farmers Market brings fresh local grown fruits, veggies, sauces, jams, jellies, honey, and more to the citizens of Olive Branch and surrounding area...
Aug 21, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014 
DeSoto County Museum - Hernando
Thursday Night Bluegrass at DeSoto County Museum Aug 21-Oct 30 7:00pm DeSoto County Museum - Log Cabin, 360 W. Commerce St, Hernando Bring a lawn chair and enjoy bluegrass music each Thursday night, beginning around 7:00pm, when local musicians gather at the "Crumpler House" (the log cabin) on the museum ground. Free. For more information, call...
Sep 4, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014 
Old Towne Main Street - Olive Branch
Fall Hootenanny Hoedown at Old Towne Sep 4-Oct 30, 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm Old Towne Main Street, Pigeon Roost Rd, Olive Branch Bring your lawn chair and listen to some good "down home" music, each Thursday evening Sept through Oct, from 7pm-9pm. Free. For more information, visit www.olivebrancholdtowne.org or call 662-893-0888
Sep 4, 2014 - Dec 18, 2014 
New Discovery Christian Church - Hernando
Kudzu Playhouse S.T.A.R.S Fall Acting Class Thursday, Sep 4, 2014, 5:00pm-6:30pm Address: New Discovery Christian Church, 961 Vinson Rd Location: Hernando For children ages 6 and up, Kudzu Playhouse's Southern Theatrical Arts Repertory School (S.T.A.R.S.) presents an acting class and production of SCHOOLHOUSE ROCKS, JR. LIVE! Under the d...
Sep 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014 
Various Sites
Bridging the Blues Sep 26-Oct 12 Various locations September-October 12, 2014, Bridging the Blues (BTB) connects multiple music events across Arkansas, Memphis and Mississippi. Visitors will have an opportunity to discover the richness of the blues tradition in the Mississippi Delta region, with a series of non-stop blues festivals taking place ...
Sep 27, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Cedar Hill Farm's Annual Pumpkin Patch
Cedar Hill Farm’s Annual Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maize Sep 27-Nov 1, 2014 Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm; Sat 10:00am–5:00pm; Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm Cedar Hill Farm, 008 Love Rd, Hernando September 27-November 1 come visit The Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maize and see the fall colors at the farm. Take a tractor drawn hayride out to the pumpkin patch and let the k...
Oct 3, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014 
Arkabutla Lake Field Office - Hernando
14th Annual Archery Hunt Oct 3-20, 2014, Arkabutla Lake Field Office 3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd, Hernando Arkabutla Lake will hold its special management archery deer hunt October 2014. There will be four (4) hunts, each lasting two (2) days: Oct 3-4, Oct 5-6, Oct 17-18 and Oct 19-20. Applicants must be at least sixteen years old and legal residents ...
Oct 3, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Cedar Hills Farms - Hernando
Cedar Hill's Haunted Farm Oct 3-Nov 1, 2014 6:00pm-10:00pm Cedar Hill Farm, 008 Love Rd, Hernando Let Cedar Hill Farm entertain and scare you each Friday and Saturday night, Oct 3 through Nov 1, from 6:00pm-10:00pm. Here are this year's attractions: Flashlight Corn Maize & Hayride (This attraction is NOT Haunted) Ages (3 & up must have a t...
Oct 4, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Hernado Civic Center - Hernando
Fall Flicks on the Fields Oct 4-25 7:00pm Hernando Civic Center, 3800 Robertson Gin Rd, Hernando Join us each Saturday night in October at the Hernando Baseball Park for some classic family movies. The park opens at 6pm and the movie begins at 7pm. The concession stand will be open with your favorite treats such as popcorn, cotton candy, glow s...
Oct 15, 2014 - May 15, 2015 
M.R. Dye Public Library - Horn Lake
2015 Teen Tech Camp Oct 15-May 15, 2015 M. R. Dye Public Library, 2885 Goodman Rd, Horn Lake The M.R. Dye Public Library in Horn Lake and the Society for Information Management (SIM) are pleased to announce their partnership in the 2015 DeSoto County Teen Tech Camp. All 13-15 year olds in DeSoto County are eligible to participate. Applications...
Oct 22, 2014 
ROCA Restaurant
Ben Shaw will play live in the restaurant starting at 6:30 pm at ROCA Restaurant and Bar, 127 Country Club Drive. For more information call 601-638-0800 or visit www.rocarestaurant.com.
Oct 22, 2014 
Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar
The show will be from 8:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, 4116 South Washington Street. Hurricane Andres and Booger Brown will be the guest comedians. For more information call 601-638-1000 or visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg.
Oct 23, 2014 
Lorelei Books
The book signing will begin at 4:00 pm at Lorelei Books, 1103 Washington Street. Ed King and Trent Watts will be available to sign his books Ed King’s Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer. For more information call 601-634-8624 or visit www.loreleibooks.com.
Oct 23, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014 
Downtown Clarksdale - Clarksdale
Festival held every year in conjunction with birthday of musician and artist Stan Street. Lots of live music, great fellowship, fun for all.
Oct 23, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014 
GoldStrike Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
At Stage2 at Gold Strike, you can party all night. The always fun Stage2 Bar at Gold Strike is right in the heart of the Gold Strike Tunica action. There you'll find plenty of seating, live music on stage, and all of your favorite concoctions. Stage Bar is also a prime place to catch all the football action and don’t forget to ask about drink speci...
Oct 24, 2014 
Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation proudly welcomes back “Classics in the Courtyard”. This event is in its sixth year and will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5:00 pm on the Thursday before the event. The event will be from 12:00 pm until 1:00...
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Strand Theatre
The Westside Theatre Foundation presents "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday at the Strand Theatre, 717 Clay Street. Tickets are $15. For more information call 601-301-3158 or visit www.westsidetheatrefoundation.com.
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Ameristar Casino Cabaret Lounge
The concert will begin at 8:00 pm at the Ameristar Cabaret Lounge, 4116 South Washington Street. For more information call 601-638-1000 or visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg.
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
DiamondJacks Casino
The DJ Burks show will begin at 8:00 pm at DiamondJacks Casino Stage, 3990 South Washington Street. For more information on this event call 601-636-5700.
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Walnut Hills
Live entertainment will begin at 6:00 pm at Walnut Hills, 1214 Adams Street. For more information please call 601-638-4910 or visit www.walnuthillsms.com.
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Resorts Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
Kenny Kidd takes the stage at Resorts casino stage bar starting at 8pm.
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Landers Center - Southaven
MS RiverKings Opening Home Games Oct 24-25, 2014 7:05pm LANDERS Center, 4560 Venture Dr, Southaven The Mississippi RiverKings, member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), will host a yet-to-be-determined opponent for the 2014-2015 season. The team is offering a special ticket package for the first two games of the season. For a li...
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 
Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar
Victor Wainwright will be on stage from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am at the Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, 4116 South Washington Street. Celebrating the Mississippi Blues Trail, Ameristar Casino and the Vicksburg Blues Society present the Heritage Music Series "Vicksburg's Got Blues". For more information email shirleywaring@vicksburgheritage.com.
The community of Leland, MS host a festival of the arts to celebrate the Henson Exhibit in the Mississippi Delta. This event will feature hand on arts venue, professional story-teller, magicians, live music, Delta cuisine and live puppet performances.
Oct 25, 2014 
Triangle Cultural Center & Grounds - Yazoo City
Antique Days will be held on Oct. 25th, 2014 at the Triangle Cultural Center, 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Ms. and will have cane syrup making, the old hit and miss engines and other equipment first used since they phased out the mule. Some of the old engines will be grinding corn meal and others pumping water. There will be an exhibition o...
Oct 25, 2014 
Lorelei Books
The book signing will begin at 1:00 pm at Lorelei Books, 1103 Washington Street. Ben Wynne will be available to sign his books In Tune: Charley Patton, Jimmie Rodgers and the Origins of American Music. For more information call 601-634-8624 or visit www.loreleibooks.com.
Oct 25, 2014 
DeSoto County Museum - Hernando
Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe Oct 25 10:00am-2:00pm DeSoto County Museum, 360 W. Commerce St, Hernando The Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe will be at the DeSoto County Museum, Saturday, October 25 from 10am-2pm. They will also perform at several local schools October 23 and 24. For additional information, call 662-429-8852 or email outreach@desot...
Oct 25, 2014 
Olive Branch Old Towne - Olive Branch
Fall Fest on the Roost Oct 25, 2014 9:00am-4:00pm Olive Branch Old Towne Main St, Pigeon Roost Rd, Olive Branch Browse through a wide assortment of arts and crafts vendors, or participate in a chili cook-off while the children enjoy Trick-or-Treating the streets of Old Towne. There will numerous children activities, including a costume contest ...
Oct 25, 2014 
Landers Center - Southaven
Household Hazardous Waste Day Oct 25 8:00am - 2:00pm LANDERS Center, 4560 Venture Dr, Southaven Environmental Services will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Day & Tire Recycle on Saturday, October 25 from 8am– 2pm at the Landers Center, Southwest corner parking lot. This is the fifteenth year DeSoto County has offered a safe way for re...
Oct 25, 2014 
Horseshoe Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
Lynyrd Skynyrd brings their Southern Rock to Bluesville at Horseshoe Tunica on October 25, 2014.
Oct 25, 2014 
Clifton Farms - Hernando
Mid-South Dressage Academy 4th Annual Spooktacular Oct 25 3:00pm-6:00pm Clifton Farms, 6303 Robertson Gin Rd, Hernando Enjoy plenty of free activities including face painting, pony rides, trick-or-treating, hayrides, a cakewalk, carnival games and much, much more. Open to the public. For more information, call 662-449-0968 or visit www.midsout...
Oct 25, 2014 
Beechwood Restaurant & Lounge
Miles Flatt show will begin at 9:15 pm at the Beechwood Restaurant and Lounge, 4451 East Clay Street. For more information on the show please call 601-636-3761.
Oct 25, 2014 
Outlets at Vicksburg
Dress up your pet and enter them into the Spooky Pooch Contest at the Outlets at Vicksburg. Categories are Most Creative, Best Owner/Pet Duo, Spookiest and Silliest. All proceeds go to benefit Paws Rescue. For more information call 601-636-7434 or visit www.outletsatvicksburg.com.
Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014 
St. Alban's Founders Day Festival
The 157th Annual St. Alban's Fall Founders Festival will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday and 12:00 pm on Sunday at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 7 miles east of Vicksburg, exit 11 at 5930 Warrior’s Trail. Saturday includes a book dedication, family bible and art display and a reception featuring the Champion Hill Missionary Church Choir. Sunday will ...
Oct 26, 2014 
Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center - Olive Branch
2014 Fall Mid-South Wedding Show Oct 26 1:00pm - 5:00pm Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center, 7300 Hacks Cross Rd, Olive Branch Meet the Mid-South's leading wedding experts and learn everything a bride and groom need to know to plan the PERFECT wedding! Enjoy a fashion show, bridal seminars, games and prizes, in addition to free wedding ...
Oct 26, 2014 
Horseshoe Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
Spend an unpredictable evening with Todd Rundgren at Horseshoe Casino on October 26, 2014.
Oct 28, 2014 
Chick-Fil-A - Southaven
Chick-fil-A Southaven Family Fun Fall Fest Oct 28 5:30pm-7:30pm Chick-Fil-A, 235 Goodman Rd, Southaven Join us for our Free October family event. Pumpkins for all the kids, costumes contest, candy and 20 booths with games and entertainment. For more information, call 901-626-3415.
Oct 28, 2014 
LD's Kitchen
The live blues show will begin at 8:30 pm at LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry Street. For more information please call 601-636-9838.
Oct 29, 2014 
ROCA Restaurant
Ben Shaw will play live in the restaurant starting at 6:30 pm at ROCA Restaurant and Bar, 127 Country Club Drive. For more information call 601-638-0800 or visit www.rocarestaurant.com.
Oct 29, 2014 
Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar
The show will be from 8:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, 4116 South Washington Street. Mark Evans and Gabe Newton will be the guest comedians. For more information call 601-638-1000 or visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg.
Oct 29, 2014 
Landers Center - Southaven
16th Annual DeSoto County Community Prayer Breakfast Oct 29 7:00 am-8:30 am LANDERS Center, 4560 Venture Dr, Southaven Join us for the 16th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast, for a wonderful morning of fellowship and good food. Tickets are only $5.00 each. This year’s speaker is Rev. Neddie Winters, President of Mission Mississippi. Purchase ti...
Oct 29, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Winterville Mounds State Park - Greenville
Native American Days 2013 will features Native American arts and crafts, storytelling, games, food, dancing, singing, primitive weapons, and children’s activities. At the festival meet Native American members of the Choctaw, Seminole, Cherokee, and Houma Nations. Project S.O.A.R. (Save Our American Raptors), and representatives from the USDA Wildli...
Oct 30, 2014 
YMCA - Olive Branch
YMCA Olive Branch Trunk or Treat! Oct 30 6:00pm-8:00pm YMCA, 8555 Goodman Rd, Olive Branch Free to members and non-members. We will have music, games and a costume contest, as well as local business vendor booths and prizes. We are accepting candy donations and reserving parking spaces for people wanting to decorate their trunks. For more infor...
Oct 30, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 
Strand Theatre
The Westside Theatre Foundation presents the 3rd annual "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at 7:30 pm on Thursday and 12:00 midnight on Friday at the Strand Theatre, 717 Clay Street. “ Rocky Horror Show” is a musical with music, lyrics and a book by Richard O'Brien. A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through to...
Oct 30, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Vicksburg Mall
Frightmare Asylum will begin Thursday 6:00 until 10:00 pm and Friday and Saturday 6:00 pm until midnight at The Vicksburg Mall, 3505 Pemberton Square Boulevard. Meet some of the actors and from the upcoming movie the documentary of OZBO and get your photo taken with him. For more information visit www.twistedcarnival.com.
Oct 30, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014 
GoldStrike Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
A stellar performer and world sex symbol takes sexy back and modernizes R&B, Funk, Hip-Hop & Rock. He works with talented musicians and formed a Band on New Orleans "world-famous" Canal Street and toured as lead singer for a number of years across the United States and overseas. The band’s popularity skyrocketed to awe-inspiring heights building a ...
The Westside Theatre Foundation presents a silent movie "Fall of the House of Usher" at 8:00 pm at the Strand Theatre, 717 Clay Street. Tickets are $7. For more information call 601-301-3158 or visit www.westsidetheatrefoundation.com.
Oct 31, 2014 
Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation proudly welcomes back “Classics in the Courtyard”. This event is in its sixth year and will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5:00 pm on the Thursday before the event. The event will be from 12:00 pm until 1:00...
Oct 31, 2014 
Greenville, MS Welcome Center - Greenville
Come and enjoy a Halloween event at the Greenville/Washington County Welcome Center.
Oct 31, 2014 
DeSoto Central High School - Southaven
Healing Hearts Trunk or Treat Oct 31 6:00pm-8:00pm DeSoto Central High School, 2911 Central Pkwy, Southaven Participate in Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center Trunk or Treat, Oct 31 6pm-8pm at DeSoto Central High School front parking lot. Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center is a non-profit agency that provides a safe and child-friendly atmosp...
Oct 31, 2014 
Southaven Police Department - Southaven
Southaven Police Explorer Haunted House Oct 31 5:30pm-8:00pm Southaven Police Dept HQ, 8691 Norwest Dr, Southaven Come experience Southaven Police Explorer Post #2623 annual Haunted House, which is free, fun and safe, in addition to candy for the children. For more information, visit Southaven Police Explorer Post #2623 Facebook page.
The Westside Theatre Foundation presents a silent movie "Fall of the House of Usher" at 8:00 pm at the Strand Theatre, 717 Clay Street. This spooky film is an example of film surrealism, using early special effects often involving multiple images. Moving Machine Band will accompany the Jean Epstein’s 1928 silent horror classic. Tickets are $10 and ...
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Walnut Hills
Live entertainment will begin at 6:00 pm at Walnut Hills, 1214 Adams Street. For more information please call 601-638-4910 or visit www.walnuthillsms.com.
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Ameristar Casino Cabaret Lounge
The concert will begin at 8:00 pm at the Ameristar Cabaret Lounge, 4116 South Washington Street. For more information call 601-638-1000 or visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg.
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar
Mr. Sipp will be on stage from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am at the Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, 4116 South Washington Street. Celebrating the Mississippi Blues Trail, Ameristar Casino and the Vicksburg Blues Society present the Heritage Music Series "Vicksburg's Got Blues". For more information email shirleywaring@vicksburgheritage.com.
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Lady Luck Casino Lone Wolf
Radio Inc. will play live beginning at 9:00 pm at Lady Luck Casino Lone Wolf, 1380 Warrenton Road. For more information call 601-636-7575 or visit www.ladyluckvicksburg.com.
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Resorts Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
Ricky Lynn Gregg takes the stage at Resorts casino stage bar starting at 8pm.
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
DiamondJacks Casino
The Shawnuff show will begin at 8:00 pm at DiamondJacks Casino Stage, 3990 South Washington Street. For more information on this event call 601-636-5700.
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 
Beechwood Restaurant & Lounge
Snazz show will begin at 9:15 pm at the Beechwood Restaurant and Lounge, 4451 East Clay Street. For more information on the show please call 601-636-3761.
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 9, 2014 
Hernando Performing Arts - Hernando
Kudzu Playhouse presents "The Addams Family" Oct 31-Nov 9 Fri & Sat 7:00pm; Sat & Sun 2:00pm Hernando Performing Arts Center, 805 Dilworth Lane, Hernando Kudzu Playhouse presents "The Addams Family," a new musical comedy, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct 31-Nov 9 at 7:00pm. Individual Tickets $12, Students and seniors $7. For more information, ...
Nov 1, 2014 
The Expo - Clarksdale
Nov 1, 2014 
Lorelei Books
Storytime will begin at 10:00 am at Lorelei Books, 1103 South Washington Street. For more information call 601-634-8624 or visit www.loreleibooks.com.
Nov 1, 2014 
Vicksburg National Military Park
The Vicksburg National Military Park presents Shadows of the Past tours at 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, and 8:00 pm. As the autumn sun sets, those once here will return briefly to tell their stories. Step back in time for an evening candlelight walk in the Vicksburg National Military Park to meet the historical personalities that shaped the story ...
Nov 1, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014 
Tunica Arena & Expo Center - Tunica
For more information please contact Tim Laws 870-897-3026.
Nov 5, 2014 
Vicksburg Convention Center
The Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce, Vicksburg Main Street, Advance Digital and the Alabama Media Group are hosting a free summit from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Vicksburg Convention Center, 1600 Mulberry Street. Speakers will present on various topics on digital mark...