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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: April 28 - May 12, 2015
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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...
Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015 
Old Towne Main Street - Olive Branch
ARTS in the Alley Jan 1-Dec 31,2015 Open Year Round Old Towne Main Street (Alley between Chamber of Commerce and CLM, Insurance), 9123 Pigeon Roost Rd, Olive Branch Visit this free outdoor Art Gallery, sponsored by Olive Branch Arts Council. For more information, visit www.obarts.com or call 901-619-0261.
Jan 3, 2015 - Dec 19, 2015 
Stars in Motion - Southaven
Stars in Motion Open Dance Classes Jan 7-Dec 2015 Wed-6:30pm, 7:15pm & 8:00pm; Thur-7:00pm & 8:00pm Address: Stars in Motion, 3370 Goodman Rd, Southaven Stars in Motion offers “open” classes for anyone traveling through the area that would like to take a dance class eah Wednesday and Thursday. Open classes on Wednesdays: Tap@6:30pm; Barre Clas...
Jan 5, 2015 - Dec 28, 2015 
Graceland Christian Church - Southaven
Pleasant Hill Promenaders Jan 5-Dec 28, 2015 8:00pm-9:30pm Graceland Christian Church, 2126 E. Stateline Rd, Southaven The Pleasant Hill Promenaders dance every Monday night at the Graceland Christian Church from 8:00pm-9:30pm. The dance is open to all and membership is not required. For those who do not square dance, there is also round dancin...
Feb 16, 2015 - Dec 28, 2015 
Graceland Christian Church - Southaven
Pleasant Hill Promenaders Feb 16-Dec 28, 2015 8:00pm-9:30pm Graceland Christian Church, 2126 E. Stateline Rd, Southaven The Pleasant Hill Promenaders dance every Monday night at the Graceland Christian Church from 8:00pm-9:30pm. The dance is open to all and membership is not required. For those who do not square dance, there is also round danci...
Apr 1, 2015 - Nov 7, 2015 
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 2, 2015 - Jun 25, 2015 
Old Towne Main Street - Olive Branch
Spring Hootenanny Hoedown at Old Towne Apr 2-June 25 2015 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 April 2 through June 25, from 7pm-9pm. Gathering takes place in front of Olive Branch Pickers Music Store. It's Free, relaxing and fun...
Apr 28, 2015 
M.R. Dye Public Library - Hernando
150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Assassination: Fact or Fiction Apr 28, 2015 6:00pm M. R. Dye Public Library, 2885 Goodman Rd, Hernando Join us for a costumed presentation and historical review about Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Is it Fact or is it Fiction? Presented by Jessica Smally, with the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Varina Howe...
Apr 28, 2015 - Apr 29, 2015 
Horseshoe Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
Deep Soull plays Legends Stage Bar from 6-10pm.
Apr 29, 2015 
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.
Apr 29, 2015 
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. Tray Sanders will be the guest comedian. For more information call 601-638-1000 or visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg.
Apr 30, 2015 
Horseshoe Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
The Jerry Braxton Band plays Legends Stage Bar from 6-10pm.
Apr 30, 2015 - May 3, 2015 
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...
May 1, 2015 - May 2, 2015 
Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar
Eddie Cotton 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 the Blues". For more information email shirleywaring@vicksburgheritage.com.
May 1, 2015 - May 2, 2015 
Downtown Greenwood - Greenwood
Memphis Barbecue Network-sanctioned competition. This year's Que on the Yazoo will be the first time teams can compete in the MBN's Challenger division in addition to Patio division. The winner of the Challenger division will receive an invitation to compete in the annual MBN Championship.
May 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015 
Snowden Grove Park - Southaven
Snowden Slam Global WS USSSA Baseball Qualifier May 1-3, 2015 Snowden Grove Park, 6450 Getwell Rd, Southaven Come and watch young athletes ages 8-14 from around the country compete in America’s national pastime sport right here in Southaven. Snowden Grove has become a Mecca for budding athletes of the diamond. Each of the 17 fields features gras...
May 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015 
Tara Wildlife
The Tara Spring Birding Weekend will begin on Friday at 3:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 am at 6791 Eagle Lake Shore Road. Tara’s annual Spring Birding Weekend offers excellent opportunities to view nature’s spring migration of song birds and more in the Mississippi Flyway. The Spring Weekend activities combine both casual birding opportunities...
May 1, 2015 - May 29, 2015 
Downtown - Clarksdale
Live music on the outdoor stage adjacent to the Delta Blues Museum every Friday night during April and May. Bring your blankets, pets, children, etc. and enjoy. Music is provided by local musicians as well as some guest bands from other locations. www.clarksdale-ms.com
May 2, 2015 
Vicksburg Catholic School
The 45th Annual Play-A-Day-In-May-Away features activities and food events on Friday will be from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm and Saturday will be from 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm at 1900 Grove Street. There will be lots of games and activities for the family as well as concessions. For more information, fees, and full schedule call 601-636-4824 or visit www....
May 2, 2015 
Baptist DeSoto Memorial Hospital - Southaven
Baptist DeSoto Memorial Hospital Baby Fair May 2, 2015 10:00am-200pm Baptist DeSoto Memorial Hospital, 7601 Southcrest Pkwy, Southaven This free Baby Fair is designed for expectant mothers or mothers who have given birth within the last year to gain access to information about health and wellness and prenatal care. Join us for our annual Baby F...
May 2, 2015 
DeSoto Arts Council Gallery & Gardens - Hernando
Clay Jewelry Class May 2 & May 9, 2015 10:00am-12:30pm DeSoto Arts Council Gallery & Gardens, 564 Commerce St, Hernando Artisan Carol Stroud is offering a precious metals clay jewelry class May 2 and May 9. This is a FABULOUS opportunity to learn from an accomplished clay artist! Cost of $185 covers all materials. Deadline to register is April ...
May 2, 2015 
Yazoo City - Historic Downtown - Yazoo City
Gates open at 9am - FREE ADMISSION! This family-friendly event will offer Arts & Crafts, Food, an Antique and Classic Car Show, family and children's activities, live entertainment, a 5K Run and Fun Run, the Miss Jerry Clower Festival Pageant, and so much MORE! HUGE Kids' area!! Main Stage Entertainment: TBA For more information plea...
May 2, 2015 
Courthouse Lawn - Greenville
YMCA Cotton Classic run kicks off the Mainstreet Arts and Crafts Festival. Registration begins at 7a.m.
May 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015 
New Discovery Church - Southaven
Auditions for Kudzu Playhouse Production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" May 2-3, 2015 Saturday, 10:00am; Sunday, 2:00pm New Discovery Church, 961 Vinson Rd & Center Stage Dance Studio, 131 West Center St, Hernando Auditions are Saturday, May 2 at 10am at New Discovery Church. Also, Sunday, May 3 at 2pm. Callbacks, if needed, will be Monday May 4 at...
May 6, 2015 
The Arena at Southaven - Southaven
DeSoto County Connects Business EXPO May 6, 2015 9:00am-3:00pm The Arena at Southaven, 7360 Hwy 51, Southaven Local businesses & non-profit organizations from Hernando, Horn Lake and Southaven exhibit their product(s) during this event. Open to the public. For more information, contact Southaven Chamber at 662-342-6114.
May 6, 2015 
DeSoto County Welcome Center - Hernando
DeSoto County Welcome Center Tourism Appreciation Day May 6, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm DeSoto County Welcome Center, I-55 South, Hernando DeSoto County Welcome Center is inviting everyone to help celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with a Tourist Appreciation Day, May 6. There will be live entertainment, free refreshments, as well as arts an...
May 7, 2015 
Greenwood
This event will be held at the Greenwood Country Club. Tee time @ 1:00 p.m. Cost is $400 for a 4-man team.
May 7, 2015 
Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation (SCHF) proudly presents the 7th Annual Chocolate Affair from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm in the SCHF Auditorium, located at the corner of Crawford and Cherry streets. This elegant evening will include irresistible chocolate desserts, drinks, and entertainment. Tickets are available in advance only and are $25 per...
May 7, 2015 
DeSoto Arts Council Gallery & Gardens - Hernando
En plein air is a French expression meaning “in the open air” and refers to the act of painting outdoors with the artist's subject in full view. DeSoto Arts Council presents Plein Air Pastels with Chantel on the beautiful grounds of the DeSoto Art Council. Chantel's teaching style will enrich both beginners and advanced painters. The cost for the o...
May 7, 2015 
Cherokee Valley Golf Club - Olive Branch
DeSoto Council's 23rd Salute to Industry Golf Tournament May 7, 2015 1:00pm Tee Time Cherokee Valley Golf Club, 6635 Crumpler Blvd, Olive Branch DeSoto Economic Development Council is partnering with A & B Distributing Company for their annual golf tournament to raise funds for the Foundation for Excellence in Education. For more information, c...
May 7, 2015 
Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson - Southaven
Fast Cars and Freedom Bike Night May 7, 2015 5:00pm-8:00pm Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson, 4870 Venture Dr, Southaven Bike night, May 7, at Southern Thunder Harley Davidson will include a display of Sprint Cars from Riverside speedway There will be free beer, good food and live music by "Midnight Train to Memphis." For more information, cal...
May 7, 2015 - May 10, 2015 
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...
May 8, 2015 
The Arena at Southaven - Southaven
12th Annual Rotary Crawfish Countdown May 8, 2015 6:00pm-10:30pm The Arena at Southaven, 7360 Hwy 51, Southaven The Rotary Club of Southaven will hold their annual Crawfish Countdown, Friday, May 8. There will be plenty crawfish as well plenty of other food selections, if crawfish is not for you, in addition to live music, drinks and a chance f...
May 8, 2015 
BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove - Southaven
Foreigner May 8 7:00pm BankPlus Amphitheatre, 6285 Snowden Lane, Southaven Classic rock group Foreigner is coming to the Amphitheater in May! Tickets go on sale November 6 at 10am. Password is "URGENT." For more information, visit www.bankplusamphitheater.com. Tickets on sale at the BankPlus Amphitheater box office, online at www.ticketmaster.c...
May 8, 2015 - May 9, 2015 
Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar
Annika Chambers along with Jeff Jenson 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 the Blues". For more information email shirleywaring@vicksbu...
May 8, 2015 - May 10, 2015 
Rock & Blues Museum - Clarksdale
An intimate Roots and Blues street festival.
May 8, 2015 - May 10, 2015 
Snowden Grove Park - Southaven
MidSouth USSSA Super NIT May 8-10, 2015 Snowden Grove Park, 6450 Getwell Rd, Southaven USSSA "Road to Disney" / USSSA Elite World Series May 8-10, 2015. Come and watch young athletes ages 7-14 from around the country compete in America’s national pastime sport right here in Southaven. Snowden Grove has become a Mecca for budding athletes of the...
May 9, 2015 
Latimer Lakes Park - Horn Lake
16th Annual MayFest Festival & 4th Annual 5K Run/Walk May 9, 2015 5K 8:00am & Festival 9:00am-5:00pm Olive Branch Old Towne Main Street, Pigeon Roost Rd, Olive Branch Olive Branch Old Towne Association brings Mayfest to the streets of Old Towne, the second Saturday each May. Everyone is invited for a fun-fill day for the entire family, beginnin...
May 9, 2015 
Landers Center - Southaven
1st Annual Tri-State Mother's Day Festival May 9, 2015 7:00pm LANDERS Center, 4560 Venture Dr, Southaven Temptations Review, featuring Dennis Edwards, Manhattans, Zapp and Jeffrey Osborne. Tickets are $65, $55, $45, $35 & $30. Purchase tickets from LANDERS Center box office at 662-470-2131, www.ticketmaster.com, call Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000...
May 9, 2015 
Downtown Leland - Leland
CITY: Leland, LOCATION: Downtown Leland --Crawfish, entertainment, food vendors, crafts, and much more on the historical streets of Leland. Crawfish posters and T-shirts available to purchase. Visit their website for more information or Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/groups/Hwy61.blues.museum/permalink/10152756679386243/
May 9, 2015 
DeSoto Arts Council Gallery & Gardens - Hernando
Clay Jewelry Class May 2 & May 9, 2015 10:00am-12:30pm DeSoto Arts Council Gallery & Gardens, 564 Commerce St, Hernando Artisan Carol Stroud is offering a precious metals clay jewelry class May 2 and May 9. This is a FABULOUS opportunity to learn from an accomplished clay artist! Cost of $185 covers all materials. Deadline to register is April ...
May 9, 2015 
Horseshoe Casino Tunica - Tunica Resorts
Don't miss Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at Horseshoe Tunica's Bluesville on May 9!
May 10, 2015 
Bonne Terre Inn - Nesbit
Mother's Day Brunch at Bonne Terre May 10, 2015 10:30am-2:00pm Bonne Terre Inn & Cafe; 4715 Church Rd W, Nesbit Book your family table now so Mom does not have to cook for Mother's Day. Enjoy a scrumptious brunch buffet at Ashley Hall Ballroom. Call 662-781-5100 for reservations.