October Fall Festivals in Mississippi

by Jena Ross, Demand Media

    Mississippi is beautiful in the fall and with a variety of festivals there are sights and sounds, events and fun everywhere -- you just have to look. In the fall, Mississippi hosts blues and jazz festivals, various food festivals, heritage festivals and many more. With so many festivals in Mississippi, there is bound to be a festival to meet everyone's needs.

    Rockin' Railroad Art and Music Festival

    Rockin' Railroad Art and Music Festival is held every year in Hidalgo Park/Historic Downtown Hazlehurst to commemorate the contribution that live music has made to the Hazlehurst area. The festival features live music from many musicians who have made Mississippi a well-known historical center for the arts. So get along to the Rockin' Railroad Art and Music Festival were you can also enjoy arts and crafts, food, contests and the festival's kids zone.

    34th Annual Zonta Club Art & Crafts Festival

    The 34th Annual Zonta Club Art & Crafts Festival is held at the Downtown Plaza in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and is a celebration of community, family and individual arts and crafts. This festival aims to highlight the importance of arts and crafts and encourage communities and families to learn about their local culture. The festival features a wide range of artists who provide opportunities for families and individuals to learn about the different arts and crafts, and the artists themselves.

    The Annual Ocean Springs Crusin the Coast Festival of Vintage Cars

    The Annual Ocean Springs Crusin' the Coast Festival of Vintage Cars is a unique opportunity to experience some of Mississippi's finest spray paint artists, while enjoying the entertainment of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Located just across the Bay from Biloxi, Ocean Springs is a beautiful town with a colorful and creative community. The Annual Ocean Springs Crusin' the Coast Featival of Vintage Cars is normally held on the first Saturday in the first week of October.

    The Loblolly Festival

    The Loblolly Festival is held in October every year in Laurel, Mississippi, and is full of community spirit and fun for the whole family. Get your picnic rug ready and visit the Loblolly Festival, which features a carnival, variety of food events, arts and crafts, entertainment, a 5K run and much more.

    About the Author

    Jena Ross has been a freelance writer for over five years.She has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Miami and has written articles for various websites. Ross particularly enjoys writing on gardening, wildlife and alternative healing subjects.

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