The City of Jackson today recognized Visit Jackson President and CEO Rickey Thigpen for his “leadership excellence” and for recent honors by the Mississippi Tourism Association.
Restaurateur, author and 40 year industry veteran Robert St. John will bring his popular Hattiesburg restaurant, Ed’s Burger Joint, to Fondren, complementing a dynamic entertainment project.
In Jackson this weekend, the Mississippi Trademart is the place to be with not one but two shows – The Bagwell Antiques Show and Sale and Vintage Market Days of Mississippi.
Jackson is known for its delicious food, and that includes fried fish, some of it coming from as close as the Mississippi Delta, the catfish capital of the world.
Thalia Mara Hall in downtown Jackson says they have seen a 35% increase in revenue and their visitor count is up nearly 100,000 from the previous year. Thank show-stopping productions and concerts.
After drawing over 4,500 visitors in 2018, The Mississippi Science Festival (MSF), the LeFleur Museum District’s (LMD) signature event, returns September 19-21, 2019.