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2016 Mississippi: January to May 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

(see also:  2014 - 2009)


 

February 14, 2016
VALENTINE'S DAY - Nationwide
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

March 7-11, 2016  National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.  'Make the Grade with School Breakfast.'

March 15, 2016  'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.

April 2, 2016  41st Annual World Catfish Festival - Belzoni, Mississippi
The Catfish Capital of the World. Crowning of Miss Catfish, Catfish Eating Contest, Catfish on Parade, music, arts, crafts. (also: worldcatfishfestival.org )

April 2, 2016  11th Annual Sante South Wine Festival
Jackson, Mississippi
Santé South has grown into the largest wine and culinary extravaganza in the state of Mississippi. A signature for the capital city of Jackson, it has generated more than $390,000 in proceeds for the Alzheimer’s Association | Mississippi Chapter. Truly Mississippi’s top luxury wine and food experience! Epicureans and connoisseurs in the greater Southeast revel in the fresh and flavorful cuisine. Only small production and boutique wineries are invited to Santé South.

April 15-17 & 22-24, 2016  Annual Crawfish Music Festival
Biloxi, Mississippi
Cookin' up over 20,000 lbs. of cajun mudbugs! Ay-Yee! Plus the Crawfish Cookoff the second Saturday. Locals competed for cash, the coveted Budweiser Trophies, and bragging rights! Folks purchase a Tasting Ticket, try them all, then cast their vote for the People's Choice Winner. Then a select group of MudBug Experts taste all the entries and through a points-system determine the Judge's Championship. Concerts, Midway Rides, etc.

April 22, 2016  Earth Day - Worldwide
Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

April 24, 2016  Annual Taste of DeSoto - Southhaven, Mississippi
This annual food tasting event showcases awesome cuisine of over 40 area restaurants, complete with a silent auction and live entertainment. The Taste of DeSoto benefits the American Liver Foundation and local charities.  Last year we had over 1500 attendees for this popular event.

May 7, 2016  7th Annual BBQ Challenge - Lucedale, Mississippi
The George County Fire Fighter Association will be hosting its annual BBQ Challenge. There will be a car/ bike show, arts & crafts, live entertainment, space jumps, dunkin’ booth and food vendors.

May 8, 2016  MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
 

 

2014 Mississippi: January to May 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events still waiting for new dates

 

April 5, 2014  7th Annual Crossroads Chili Cook-Off
Corinth, Mississippi
Official Mississippi International Chili Society Cook-Off, held in conjunction the with the Green Market at the Corinth Depot, which offers produce, arts and crafts.
 

 

2009 Mississippi: January to May 2009
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events still waiting for new dates

March 6-8, 2009  Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival
Biloxi, Mississippi
The Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival visits cities throughout the Gulf Coast states to share the love of fine wine, gourmet cuisine and Gulf Coast culture.

 

 

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