2018 Mississippi: June and July 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
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June 2, 2018
Annual Red, White and Blueberry Festival
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Blueberry season is in high gear and the town of Ocean Springs sets out to stain the streets of Downtown Ocean Springs—and the teeth of festival goer’s alike—blue, during the town’s Red, White and Blueberry Festival! Event offers an assortment of antiques, crafts, fresh produce, plenty of blueberry products, open houses for downtown businesses and much more!
June 3, 2018 - Walthall County Dairy Festival - Tylertown, Mississippi
Always held the first Saturday in June, the all day event is staged at Holmes Water Park and attracts thousands each year. Attractions include a pageant, mooing & butter churning contests, arts & crafts, entertainment, and fireworks.
June 9, 2018 Blueberry Jubilee - Poplarville, Mississippi
The Blueberry Jubilee is an arts and crafts fair held the second Saturday in June of each year. Located in downtown Poplarville, Mississippi, the Blueberry Jubilee attracts about 10,000 visitors each year. The Jubilee features arts & crafts, storytelling, live entertainment, lots of food, and down home southern hospitality. Attendance: 10,000.
June 15-16, 2018 Desoto Shrine Club 10th Annual BBQ Cook Off
The event has been proclaimed by the governor of Mississippi, as a State Championship and sanctioned by KCBS. We plan to put on a quality contest again this year in one of the most pristine environments of any BBQ Cookoff in the country.
July 4, 2018 4TH OF JULY - Nationwide
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 12-14, 2018 Annual Slugburger Festival - Corinth, Mississippi
A one of a kind favorite, named in honor of a unique 'burger', a deep-fried beef and soy meal patty. Live entertainment, arts, crafts, carnival rides, and slugburger samplings. The carnival is located on Court Square.
July 14, 2018 Annual Ice Cream Safari - Jackson, Mississippi
Now in its 24th year, Ice Cream Safari is held at the Jackson Zoo. 5,000 visitors sample over a dozen ice cream favors scooped by local television, radio and print media celebrities, and they are asked to vote for their favorite flavor as well as favorite celebrity scooper. Attendance: 5,000.
July 20-21, 2018 40th Annual Mississippi Watermelon Festival
It's a time to eat all the watermelon you can handle, enjoy games such as seed spitting and watermelon eating contests, music, and the warm days of summer in Mize, home of world famous Smith County watermelons.