Jackson is a vibrant city filled with wonderful things to do. You can spend all day perusing the various museums around town, indulging in a little retail therapy in trendy areas, and even taste delicious food in the numerous top-notch restaurants. But, when evening comes, how about making the fun last longer? In this blog, we’ll share four of our favorite bars in Jackson, MS, all boasting their own atmosphere and cocktail menu. So, read on, take notes, and plan your night out in our gorgeous city.
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Enjoy an Evening Drink at One of These Bars in Jackson, MS
The Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs
One of the most popular and trendy bars in Jackson is the Apothecary. It’s located at the authentic Brent’s Drugs pharmacy and offers a very speakeasy feel that you’ll love. We highly recommend trying their house cocktails, especially the Solanum! The Apothecary is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
If you’re looking for a more laid-back and traditional bar, Ole Tavern is perfect for you. This cozy and warm spot is ideal if you want to enjoy a cold beer with your friends while watching a game, sipping on cocktails, or doing karaoke! They regularly host events, so there’s never a dull moment.
F. Jones Corner
If you want to pair your drink with some live music, then head over to the F. Jones Corner. You can’t come to Jackson and not dive into the history of blues music! In this bar, you can immerse yourself in it. Enjoy their delicious cocktail selection while listening to talented blues artists, and don’t hesitate to nibble on their exquisite snacks.
The Library Lounge
We saved the best for last! The Library Lounge is not only one of the top bars in Jackson, but it’s also in the Historic Fairview Inn, itself. There’s no need to go out and about at night — you can get ready in your room and come directly downstairs to enjoy a delicious craft cocktail. You’ll love the timeless charm of the room and its intimate setting as well as the rich collection of books from Mississippi native authors, like Eudora Welty and Tennessee Williams. So, sit back in your leather chair, order an old-fashioned, and relax in style.
Stay in Jackson’s Premier and Historic Boutique Hotel
After sipping on delicious cocktails in the Library Lounge, it’s time to come up to your cozy room at the Historic Fairview Inn and enjoy a night of relaxation. Our boutique hotel offers a world of elegance and charm with beautifully appointed rooms and suites and luxurious amenities. Unwind in a bubbling hot bath in the whirlpool tub, slip into a comfortable bathrobe, and glide into the high-end sheets for a rejuvenating night of sleep. When you wake up in the morning, you’ll feel as refreshed as ever. Join us downstairs for a delectable, homemade breakfast and get ready to explore Jackson some more!