Explore Mississippi

Pack your bags. From inside The MAX, you can personalize your very own Mississippi arts and entertainment road trip. Come get the big picture at The MAX, then set out for a closer look at the stories that grab you most — from Tupelo’s Elvis, to Indianola’s B.B. King, to Jackson’s Eudora Welty and many, many others.

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Tupelo Elvis Festival
Tupelo, Mississippi

June 6-10, 2018

Tupelo Elvis Festival is a celebration designed to honor Tupelo’s native son, Elvis Presley, and the impact his music continues to have on the world.



Neshoba County Fair
Philadelphia, Mississippi

July 27 - August 3, 2018

The Neshoba County Fair, also known as Mississippi's Giant House Party, is an annual event of agricultural, political, and social entertainment.



Mississippi Book Festival
State Capitol Grounds
Downtown Jackson, Mississippi

August 18, 2018

The Mississippi Book Festival draws thousands of readers, writers, and book lovers to its fourth annual “literary lawn party” in downtown Jackson.



Meridian Museum of Art
628 25th Avenue
Meridian, MS

The mission of the Meridian Museum of Art is to promote the visual arts through exhibitions and collections, art education and support of regional artists, and to enhance community life through the celebration of the diverse cultures of the region.


Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
222 North Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201

The Mississippi Civil Rights museum opened on December 9, 2017 to widespread acclaim. Learn about the Civil Rights Movement and the fight for for racial equality that changed the state and the nation.


Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Walter Anderson Museum of Art
510 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39564

The Walter Anderson Museum of Art is dedicated to the works of Walter Inglis Anderson, considered by many to be the South’s greatest visual artist.


On April 28, 2018, The MAX will open to the public.

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