Summertime in JXN.

We know this Mississippi heat can keep you inside, but we have a list of summer activities around Jackson that you can’t miss!

  • Music lovers are in for a treat this summer, as many musicians/artists are coming to our area. The Disco Stranglers – An Eagles Tribute band will be at Duling Hall on June 17th. For this show admission is $20 and the band will be playing the “Hotel California” album in its entirety. Tickets or more info on this show can be found here: 
  • Blue Man Group will be at Thalia Hall on July 12th – this group is known for their entertaining shows that include music and comedy along with other exciting performances. For more info/tickets click here:  American Aquarium will be playing at Duling Hall on August 2nd. This band is an alt-country band. For more info about them or to find tickets click here: There are many more shows coming to Jackson this season, they can be found here:
  • Pride Month is in full swing in Jackson this month, check out this list of activities that Visit Jackson put together:   From block parties to concert series, there are so many Pride events to celebrate!
  • Trivia Tuesdays are a great kick off to each week and many of our local businesses host trivia nights. Our very own Library Lounge at Fairview Inn hosts trivia every other Tuesday. You can keep up with our social media to find out exact dates and times! Other businesses that host trivia include Cultivation Food Hall at The District, Barrellhouse Trivia occurs every first Monday of the month, Highball Lanes and The Pearl host trivia nights every Monday as well. Fenians Pub hosts Pub quiz Wednesday every week!
  • Highland Village is launching an outdoor fitness series – HV SWEAT! These will be outdoor group workout sessions. For $10 you can enjoy the workout class, libations, and other HV perks!
  • Fondren Live occurs every first Thursday of the month. This event offers live music, JXN mini flea market, and so much more fun! Find more about Fondren Live here:
  • Highland Village is also hosting their first Together Experience. This event celebrates women supporting women by recognizing the female entrepreneurs & business women in HV and around our city. This event will occur on July 31st 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Tickets will go on sale July 1st.
  • The Jubilee Picnic at Jackson State University is set for July 7th. This is a birthday celebration for Margaret Walker, a well known poet who dedicated thirty years of her life to Jackson State University. Celebrate her 107th Birthday this year at Ayer Hall.

Stay tuned to see what other events are coming to Jackson during the late summer!