Exploring Events

Explore your October events

Hernando Farmers Market
Saturdays through October
Courthouse Square
Hernando, MS
8:00am – 1:00pm
Voted Mississippi’s Favorite Farmers Market and 13th favorite in the nation by American Farmland Trust. This Mississippi Certified Market encourages & promotes access to fresh local foods. For more information call 662-429-9092 or visit cityofhernando.org/farmersmarket.


Unknown Child Exhibit
Through December 31
DeSoto County Museum
Hernando, MS
The Unknown Child Exhibit honors the memory of 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust. Stunning black-and-white photographs, interactive images and holograms of the faces of the lost children are part of the display. For more information visit desotomuseum.org or call 662-429-8852.

Grammy Museum Mississippi presents MTV Turns 40
Through June 2022
Grammy Museum Mississippi
Cleveland, MS
For more information visit grammymuseumms.org or call 662-441-0100.

3D & Fiber Art
October 1 – November 6
DeSoto Arts Council
Hernando, MS
Free Admission! For more information visit desotoarts.com or call 662-404-3341.

Charity Golf Tournament benefitting House of Grace
October 7
Hernando Golf & Racquet Club
Hernando, MS
11:00am – 5:00pm
Play golf for a cause! All proceeds go to help The House of Grace Domestic Violence Shelter. For more information call 662-429-0315 or visit houseofgrace.org.

37th Annual Octoberfest
October 8 – 9
Downtown Cleveland, MS
Don’t miss this MBN sanctioned Barbecue competition, featuring a Friday night street dance, live music, arts and crafts, kids areas and more all day Saturday. For more information visit octoberfestms.com.

Water Tower 10K 
October 9
Hernando Town Square
8:00am – 2:00pm
The 10-kilometer race, which will start in the heart of the city at Hernando’s Town Square, features a course that will wind through the city’s scenic, tree-lined streets. For more information call 662-429-9088 or visit  Facebook.com/hernandowatertower10k.


Buddy Guy & Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
October 9
Horseshoe Casino
Robinsonville, MS
For information visit tickestmaster.com.

Martina McBride
October 14
Bologna Performing Arts Center
Cleveland, MS
For more information visit bolognapac.com or call 662-846-4625.

29th Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival
October 14 – 16
Clarksdale, MS
A hybrid in-person/online event will be presented with in-person presentations outdoors on the grounds of the Cutrer Mansion broadcast over the festival’s streaming platforms available for all programming. For more information call Jen Waller at 662-645-3555 or email jwaller@coahomacc.edu. 

Delta Hot Tamale Festival
October 14 – 16
Greenville, MS
The Delta Hot Tamale Festival is a fun-filled three-day event that celebrates local and regional artists, musicians, and tamale makers as well as some of the South’s most influential chefs and writers. For more information visit mainstreetgreenville.com or call 662-378-3121.

Deep Blues Festival
October 14 – 17
Clarksdale, MS
For tickets and schedule of events visit deepbluesfest.com or email deepbluesfest@gmail.com.

36th Annual Natchez Balloon Festival
October 14 – 17
Natchez, MS
The Natchez Balloon Festival, established in 1986, is a weekend of hot-air balloons and outstanding live music. The festival site is located in historic downtown Natchez in the parklike grounds of the columned historic home Rosalie. For more information visit Natchezballoonfestival.com or call 601 442-2500.

Sawyer Brown & Little Texas
October 15
Crossroads Arena
Corinth, MS
For ticket information visit crossroadsarena.com or ticketmaster.com.

Young Frankenstein The Musical
October 15 – 31
Panola Playhouse
Sardis, MS
For more information visit
panolaplayhouse.com/on-stage or call 662-487-3975.

Summer Jam:Benefitting John 3:16 Ministries
October 16
Landers Center Theater
Southaven, MS
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Featuring Crowder, Rend Collective and Andrew Ripp. For more information visit landerscenter.com or call 662-470-2131.

The Marvelous Wonderettes
October 21 – 24
Landers Center
Southaven, MS
For more information visit dftonline.org or call 662-470-2131.

Southaven Springfest
October 26 – 30
Snowden Grove Park
Southaven, MS
Great entertainment, extraordinary carnival midway including a variety of kiddie, major and spectacular rides, games, great concessions, live entertainment and more. In addition, Springfest will once again host the State of Mississippi Barbecue Championship sanctioned by Memphis Barbecue Network and KCBS. For more information call 662-280-2489 or visit southaven.org.

The Greatest Hits of Foreigner

November 6

Landers Center

Southaven, MS


For more information visit landerscenter.com or call 662-280-9120.

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