Jackson Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 MS Events

Great Mississippi River Balloon Race - Natchez, MS - Oct 18 to Oct 19, 2024
Held at Rosalie Bicentennial Gardens, it features a carnival section with rides, games, and fun for all ages. Enjoy plenty of food. Local sports bars host college football on Saturday and the Saints football on Sunday. Also the exciting Balloon Race plus live music all weekend.

French Camp Harvest Festival - French Camp, MS - Oct 14 to Oct 14, 2023
Celebrating “The Lord’s Acre” for over 60 years with thanks, life, and small town living.  Highlighted by the Quilt and Craft auction.  Also crafts, food, music, buggy rides, and more.

Mississippi Peanut Festival - Collins, MS - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
Mitchell Farms host this annual event. Includes over 75 vendors of yard art, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, arts, crafts, and a wide variety of food, plus pumpkin patch and a tour of a working farm with turn of the century antiques. There is also a fundraiser 5K raising funds for St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Bricks and Spokes - Vicksburg, MS - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2022
Don’t miss your chance to ride the red brick streets of Vicksburg, cross the Old Mississippi River Bridge and Louisiana backroads all in one ride! Cycle Vicksburg’s great rolling hills and see great fall scenery. There is a variety of rides from 10 to sixty-two miles with a choice of two gravel routes.

Fall Flower and Garden Fest - Crystal Springs, MS - Oct 4 to Oct 8, 2021
Canceled for 2022. Annual event at the Truck Crops Experiment Station. Lots of food, drink, and gardening fun with a 3 acre garden and over 5000 people attending.

Alcorn State University Jazz Festival - Vicksburg, MS - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2021
40th annual. Performances will be from school groups from throughout the SE and the MS Jazz Educators and Cassandra Wilson Group.