While many people come to Harmony Farm to enjoy the peace and quiet of nature, there’s loads to do just a few miles down the road in any direction, and summer fast approaching means the event calendar is heating up. Along with dozens of farmer’s markets, fun runs, and loads of other activities, Mississippi is hosting three of its biggest festivals all within driving distance of Harmony Farm.
Rhythm & Blues Festival – Jackson, MS
The 5th annual Rhythm & Blues Festival is a celebration of Jackson’s rich contribution to the fabric of American music. This year 30 performers across 5 stages will be filling the city with music once again, including performances by Ludacris, Fantasia, and Bobby Rush.
Be sure to book an extra night to experience all Jackson has to offer including award-winning restaurants, museums, and for the true Blues music connoisseur, more famous Blues Trail locations than any other city.
Where: Jackson Convention Complex, Jackson, MS
When: August 18 & 19, 2017
Info & Tickets: www.jacksonrhythmandbluesfestival.com/tickets
MS Book Festival – Jackson, MS
The 3rd annual Mississippi Book festival is the perfect festival for bookworms from all over. Featuring dozens of local and international writers, this “literary lawn party” is a celebration of Mississippi’s rich contribution to literature. This year’s panelists include Greg Iles, Richard Grant, Ron Rash and Angie Thomas just to name a few! Panels are open to the public, but seats go fast so be sure to plan your visit early!
Where: MS State Capitol Building, Jackson, MS
When: August 19, 2017
Additional Info: msbookfestival.com
Natchez Food & Wine Festival – July 28-30, Natchez, MS
The Natchez Food & Wine Festival is one of the regions most anticipated events! Experience one magnificent event after another, with culinary enthusiasts from all over the region. You will find yourself constantly surrounded by some of the most prominent Chefs and Restaurant foods in the region; and you will also be able to indulge in the finest of food and wine, while experiencing great entertainment.
Where: Various locations around Natchez, MS
When: July 28 & 29, 2017
Tickets & Info: www.natchezfoodandwinefest.com
Harmony Farm is the perfect place to book your stay if you plan on attending these awesome summer events, so be sure to contact us when you’re ready to plan your trip!