Celebrating Mississippi's Bicentennial | 200 years | 1817 - 2017

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.


August 11, 2017
August 13, 2017
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