Tuesday, March 11: March 11-12: MS Gulf Coast hosts International Council of Shopping Centers: The Mississippi Development Authority invites all Chamber, Economic Development, Main Street and city leaders to attend the ICSC event on the MS Gulf Coast.
Friday, March 14: March 14: Purple Martin Day: Tunica, MS
Saturday, March 15: St. Paddy’s Day Celebration in Ocean Springs: Downtown, Uptown, All Around Town 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, March 15: March 15: St. Paddy’s Day “Green” Dessert Crawl in Ocean Springs: Experience a Taste of Ocean Springs 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 15: March 15: 8th Annual Grillin On the Green in Biloxi: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, March 17: March 17-23: Starkville Restaurant Week: The 2nd Annual Starkville Restaurant Week Aims to Showcase the Very Best Culinary Specialties Mississippi’s College Town has to Offer!
Tuesday, March 18: March 18: The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook Release: Water Valley's B.T.C. Cookbooks for sale!
Tuesday, March 18: March 18: Bike Biloxi: 6-8 p.m. Ride Begins at 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Thursday, March 20: March 20: Third Thursdays in Clinton: T’ost and Found Interiors: Repurposing Demonstration by Kristy Fuller at T'st and Found Interiors Following 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 303 Jefferson
Friday, March 21: March 21: Family Movie Night in Carthage: 7:00pm at the Old Carthage Elementary School Featuring the Movie The Lone Ranger.
Saturday, March 22: March 22: Tupelo Craft Beer Festival: 12-5pm at Fairpark in Downtown Tupelo
Saturday, March 22: March 22-23: Herb, Garden & Art Festival in Ocean Springs: Huge event displaying the finest plants and herbs for gardening, landscape design, garden art and more, along with good food, fun lectures, and music.
Saturday, March 22: March 22: ArtsAlive in Bay St. Louis: Artist Showcase, Taking Place in Old Town Bay St. Louis, MS.
Monday, March 24: March 24: Design for Public Officials Conference in Oxford: 10:00AM – 4:00PM. The Inn @ Ole Miss / Oxford, MS. Hosted by the Carl Small Town Center at MSU.
Tuesday, March 25: March 25: Taste of Holly Springs: Showcasing Delightful Tastings from Local Restaurants, Caters, and Vendors from 5pm-7pm.
Tuesday, March 25: March 25-26: MEDC Chamber of Commerce Workshop “Trends in Leadership Programs” in West Point: “Trends in Leadership Programs” in West Point
Tuesday, March 25: March 25: Hot Trends in Social Media Seminar in Clinton: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Quisenberry Library
Tuesday, March 25: March 25-27: Manager Training in Organization in Laurel: Main Street Manager Training in Organization. Will be held at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center in Laurel, Miss.
Wednesday, March 26: March 26-28: Mississippi Organization for Associate Nursing Convention: Vicksburg Convention Center
Thursday, March 27: March 27: Arty Party: Tunica, MS
Thursday, March 27: March 27: Nurses Night Out in Vicksburg: 5:30-7:30p.m. Downtown
Thursday, March 27: Mach 27: New Media Conference at Ole Miss in Oxford: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., University of Mississippi, Farley Hall, University of Mississippi, MS
Thursday, March 27: March 27: Hit the Bricks & Adjoining Streets in Vicksburg: Customer Appreciation Open House - Downtown Merchants Special Evening of Shopping - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 28: March 28: Taste of Hernando: 5th Annual Taste of Hernando from 5:30pm - 8:30pm at the National Guard Armory
Saturday, March 29: March 29: Battle on the Bayou in Ocean Springs: On Fort Bayou
Saturday, March 29: March 29: Loft Tours in Vicksburg: Downtown residents open their doors to give an exclusive look at their private living space and showcase the residential side of Vicksburg's Historic District from 2:00-7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 29: March 29: New Albany Fashion Show: Cooper Park in Historic Downtown New Albany at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 01: April 1: Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival: Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, April 03: April 3-5: Downtown Spring Open House in Columbus: Thursday - 5 to 7 PM, Friday & Saturday - 10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday, April 05: April 5: Ocean Springs 1st Saturday: L&N Depot Plaza: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 05: April 5: MBN BBQ Judges Training in Greenwood: BBQ Judging Seminar hosted by the Memphis Barbecue Network
Saturday, April 05: April 5: Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market Open for Spring in Columbus: Each Saturday in April from 7:00-10:00 a.m.
Saturday, April 05: April 5: Delta Duathlon in Cleveland: Race Begins at 8:00 a.m.
Saturday, April 05: April 5: Miss Springfest Pageant in Batesville: The Miss SpringFest 2014 Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Batesville Intermediate School Auditorium.
Thursday, April 10: April 10: MMSA Board Meeting in Jackson: 10:30 a.m. in Jackson.
Friday, April 11: April 11-12: The Old School Arts Festival in Carthage: Held at the Old Carthage Elementary School
Friday, April 11: April 11: Dinner and a Movie in Clinton: Monsters University & Tito's Tacos
Saturday, April 12: April 12: Crosstie Arts Festival in Cleveland: Downtown on the Lawn of the Bolivar County Courthouse from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 12: April 12: The 2nd Annual Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival: The Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association, along with sponsors Keg and Barrel and Southern Prohibition Brewing, announced today that the 2nd Annual Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival will take place on Saturday, April 12, 2014, 1-4PM at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Hattiesburg.
Saturday, April 12: April 12: Spring Into Green Market & 6th Annual Caterpillar Parade: Olde Towne Clinton
Saturday, April 19: April 19: Easter Egg Hunt in Ocean Springs: Little Children’s Park: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday, April 19: April 19: Easter Egg Hunt in Cleveland: Downtown 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 24: April 24: Wine Downtown in Tupelo: Tupelo, MS
Friday, April 25: April 25-26: Rivergate Festival: Tunica, MS
Friday, April 25: April 25-26: 1699 Historical Society’s Weekend of Discovery: Ocean Springs, MS
Friday, April 25: April 25-26: Riverfest in Vicksburg: Music and Arts Festival
Friday, April 25: April 25: Dinner and a Movie in Clinton: Catching Fire & 303 Jefferson
Saturday, April 26: April 26: Bike Ride: Tunia, MS
Saturday, April 26: April 26: WAMA GALA in Ocean Springs: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m
Monday, April 28: April 28: Holiday: MMSA office closed.
Friday, May 02: May 2-3: Mayfest in Ocean Springs: Downtown: 6-8 p.m.
Friday, May 02: May 2-3: Que on the Yazoo in Greenwood: Barbecue Cook-Off
Friday, May 02: May 2-3: 19th Annual Market Street Festival: Columbus, MS
Friday, May 02: May 2: Films on Fillmore in Corinth: CARE Garden on Fillmore Street
Saturday, May 03: May 3: Downtown Rummage Sale: Tunica, MS
Saturday, May 03: May 3: Jane’s Walk in Carthage: 10:00 a.m. Courthouse Square
Saturday, May 03: May 3: Farmers’ Market in Vicksburg: Corner of Jackson and Washington Street Saturday Mornings from 8:00-11:00 a.m. and Wednesdays' 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 03: May 3: Hometown Heritage in Booneville: Vendors will be Selling Food, Arts & Crafts, Jewelry, and Much More! There Will Also be Contests, Including a Talent Contest, a Fried Pie Contest, and Jams/Jellies/Preserves Contest!
Saturday, May 10: May 10: 2014 Live Oak Arts Festival in Pascagaoula: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., downtown Pascagoula
Saturday, May 10: May 10: Pioneer Day: French Camp, MS
Saturday, May 10: May 10 - Make Mine Vintage Market & Brick Street Vintage and Classic Car Cruise-In: Olde Towne Clinton
Saturday, May 10: May 10: Grand Opening of Summer Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market Season in Columbus: Mondays: 4 to 6 PM; Thursdays: 7 to 10 AM; Saturday: 7 to 10 AM
Thursday, May 15: May 15: Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival: 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Downtown Ocean Springs
Friday, May 16: May 16th-17th: SpringFest in Batesville: Annual Two Day Music Festival on the Batesville Square
Friday, May 16: May 16: Feast for the Farmers’ in Tupelo: A Fundraiser Dinner for the Farmer’ Market
Saturday, May 17: May 17: Opening Day at the Farmers’ Market in Tupelo: With Special Guest "Garden Mama"
Saturday, May 17: May 17: Square Affair in Carthage: Courthouse Square
Sunday, May 18: May 18-21: National Main Streets Conference in Detroit, MI: "Works in Progress" in downtown Detroit, MI.
Monday, May 26: May 26: Memorial Day Parade: Vicksburg, MS
Monday, May 26: May 26: Holiday: MMSA office closed.
Thursday, May 29: May 29-31: Miss MS Outstanding Teen Pageant: Vicksburg, MS
Friday, May 30: May 30: Alive After Five: Tunica, MS
Thursday, June 05: June 5-8: Tupelo Elvis Festival: Musical Celebration to Honor Elvis Presley
Thursday, June 05: June 5-8: Tupelo Elvis Festival: he Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association is excited to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Tupelo Elvis Festival, which will be held June 5 – 8, 2014 at the BancorpSouth Arena.
Thursday, June 05: June 5-6: Mississippi Market Wholesale Show in Jackson: At the Trademark Building in downtown Jackson.
Saturday, June 07: June 7: Red, White & Blueberry Festival in Ocean Springs: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Downtown
Thursday, June 12: June 12: MMSA Board Meeting in Jackson: 10:30 a.m., Jackson.
Saturday, June 14: June 14-29: International Ballet Competition in Jackson: The 2014 USA International Ballet Competition at Thalia Mara Hall in downtown Jackson.
Saturday, June 14: June 14: Firefly Market: Olde Towne Clinton
Thursday, June 19: June 19: 25th Annual Awards Meeting in Jackson: 25th Annual Awards Meeting at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.
Tuesday, July 01: July 1: Main Street 101 Training in Jackson: Main Street 101 Training in Jackson. For new managers and board members.
Friday, July 04: July 4: 4th of July Extravaganza: Vicksburg, MS
Friday, July 04: July 4: Independence Day: MMSA office closed.
Monday, July 07: July 7: Miss MS Parade in Vicksburg: 7:00 p.m. Downtown Washington St.
Tuesday, July 08: July 8-9: MEDC Annual Meeting in Biloxi: MEDC Annual Meeting (Summer Conference) in Biloxi.
Wednesday, July 09: July 9-12: Miss Mississippi Pageant in Vicksburg: Convention Center. Ticket Info 601-638-6746.
Thursday, July 10: July 10-12: 27th Annual Slugburger Festival in Corinth: CARE Garden on Fillmore Street. Gates open nightly at 6, Carnival will be open nightly until 11
Friday, July 25: July 25-26: July Sidewalk Sale: Ocean Springs, MS from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 09: August 9: Ramcat Rhythm & Brews: Greenwood
Thursday, August 14: Aug. 14: MMSA Board Meeting in Jackson: 10:30 a.m., Jackson.
Saturday, August 16: Aug. 16: Family Movie Night in Carthage: Details TBA
Tuesday, August 19: Aug. 19-20: MEDC Chamber of Commerce Workshop “Day to Day Chamber Management” in Meridian: “Day to Day Chamber Management” in Meridian
Saturday, August 30: Aug. 30: Artwalk in Ocean Springs: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Downtown
Monday, September 01: Sept. 1: Labor Day: MMSA office closed.
Monday, September 08: Sept. 8-13: Downtown Tupelo Restaurant Week: Tupelo, MS
Monday, September 15: September 15-17: Destination Downtown in Ocean Springs: Destination Downtown will be held in Ocean Springs, MS.
Saturday, September 20: Sept. 20 Feast of Flavors in Ocean Springs: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in L&N Depot Plaza
Saturday, September 20: Sept. 20: Main Street Live: Carthage, MS
Thursday, October 02: Oct. 2-4: Hog Wild BBQ Festival in Downtown Corinth: Gates open nightly at 6, Carnival will be open nightly until 11
Friday, October 03: Oct. 3-4: Oktoberfest in Carthage: Details TBA