Places to Go and Things to Do

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When you’re at The Rez, there’s plenty to do – from water recreation to museums and art galleries, cultural exhibits and historical sites, walking trails, National and State parks, live music all the time, and the list goes on. Take a look at just a few of the top things to do while you’re here. We think the best all around event calendar is by the JACKSON FREE PRESS

ART AND MUSEUMS

Experience a well crafted and curated exhibit with art or artifacts, reflections of culture and photography, including items of great importance surrounded by interpretation and explanation with context. Understand the depth of Mississippi culture by exploring it’s past and present state of mind.

REGIONAL LIST OF GALLERIES

FONDREN ART GALLERY

MISSISSIPPI CRAFT CENTER

SOUTHERN BREEZE GALLERY

JACKSON MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY

FISCHER GALLERIES

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE

MISSISSIPPI CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

MISSISSIPPI AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY MUSEUM

MISSISSIPPI GOVERNOR’S MANSION

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART

OLD CAPITOL MUSEUM

NEW -MISSISSIPPI CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM

NEW – MUSEUM OF MISSISSIPPI HISTORY

EUDORA WELTY HOUSE AND GARDENS

SMITH ROBERTSON MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER

LIVE MUSIC

There’s nothing that represents the soul of Mississippi more than its deep roots in music. Discover what Southern Soul is all about by visiting these music venues and soaking up the sound of the south.

REGIONAL MUSIC CALENDAR

LIVENATION MUSIC EVENTS

TICKETMASTER MUSIC EVENTS

GREATER JACKSON LIVE MUSIC VENUES

RESERVOIR AREA CLUBS

KATHRYN’S

PELICAN COVE 

SHUCKER’S OYSTER BAR

MARTIN’S

McB’s BAR and GRILL

SOULSHINE PIZZA FACTORY

SAL and PHIL’S

DRAGO’S

JACKSON AREA VENUES

UNDERGROUND119

JOHNNY T’S BISTRO AND BLUES

HAL AND MAL’S

ONE BLOCK EAST

DULING HALL

IRON HORSE GRILL

F JONES CORNER

 

 

ATTRACTIONS

Looking for things to do with the kids? How about something fun, off-beat, and completely different. Check out the many options from trampoline jumping to escaping an exciting maze, observing creatures of the wild, and relaxing on a boating cruise.

TROPICAL ENVY BOUTIQUE

ANTIQUE MALL OF THE SOUTH

NORTHPARK SHOPPING MALL

RENAISSANCE AT COLONY PARK SHOPPING

SWEET OLIVE BOAT TOUR ON THE REZ

ALTITUDE TRAMPOLINE PARK

RUSSELL DAVIS PLANETARIUM

JACKSON ZOO

PETRIFIED FOREST

JXN ESCAPE ROOM

601 ESCAPE ROOMS

FANNIN BOWLING LANES

HIGH HEAVEN

HISTORICAL SITES

There’s much to be learned about the history of Mississippi starting over 10,000 years ago and continuing into the present. The experience of Mississippians reflects the history of an entire continent, the birth of a nation, it’s growing adolescence and social evolution.

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL

BOYD MOUNDS SITE – ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE 

POCAHONTAS MOUNDS –  ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE

TOUGALOO COLLEGE EST. 1869

DOWNTOWN HISTORIC BRANDON DISTRICT

PEARL STREET DISTRICT IN BRANDON – ANTEBELLUM ERA

OLD BRANDON CEMETERY

THE OAKS HOME: PRE-WAR ERA 

HISTORY OF BRANDON

MAPS OF MISSISSIPPI CIVIL WAR BATTLES

KING EDWARD HOTEL IN JACKSON

MEDGAR EVERS HOUSE