Come to Greenville-Washington County Mississippi, for a fabulous lineup of festivals plus museums that tell the fascinating stories of floods, blues, Native Americans, wildlife, literary genius and everyone’s favorite frog.
40th Annual Delta Blues & Heritage Festival September 16 • deltabluesms.org “Takin It Back Home” themed, oldest-running blues festival in the country
7th Annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival Hollandale • September 22 • facebook.com/SamChatmonBlues Bikes, barbecue, and the blues in home of Sam Chatmon
5th Annual Mighty Mississippi Music Festival September 29 – October 1 • mightymsmusic.com Live music festival held on the banks of the Mississippi River in Warfield Point Park featuring the Highway 61 Blues Stage, which is now in its 18th year
6th Annual Delta Hot Tamale Festival October 19-21 • mainstreetgreenville.com/delta-hot-tamale-festival Celebrates the Hot and Soul of the Delta with local and regional artists, musicians, and tamale makers as well as some of the South’s most influential chefs and writers
7th Annual “Jim Henson” Frog Fest & Chili Cookoff Leland • October 28 • lelandchamber.com Features professional story-tellers, magicians, live music, Delta cuisine and live puppet performances.