Looking Back and Moving Forward
Celebrating 200 years of Mississippi history and the state's bright future.
The Bicentennial will be celebrated all year long, from the three marquee Mississippi Bicentennial Celebrations to events large and small in communities all around the state. As Mississippians come together around a shared history, keep up with celebrations from the Gulf Coast to the River, and through the Pines, Delta and Hills regions here.
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Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival
August 11, 2017 - August 13, 2017
One of America’s most distinctive music festivals, featuring some of the best entertainers who represent our blues and gospel heritage. Free.