Exploring Events

Explore your July 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
The first major exhibition to be curated by the GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi team, MTV Turns Forty will explore the history of the iconic music brand—from the role of native Mississippian, Bob Pittman, in the concept and execution of an idea that revolutionized the music industry and, to why, nearly four decades later, people across the world still scream,“I want my MTV.” MTV Turns Forty is sponsored in part by the Maddox Foundation. For more information visit grammymuseumms.org or call 662-441-0100.


Celebrate Your Independence Fireworks & Festival
July 2
City Park
Olive Branch, MS
Gates open at 4:00pm
Live music, kids zone, food vendors and more. Fireworks start at 9:15pm. For more information call 662-892-9200.

First Friday Back Porch Party
July 2 – MS Youth Symphony
DeSoto Arts Council
Hernando, MS
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Enjoy live music, food and cash bar the first Friday of every month. No admission required. For more information call 662-404-3361 or visit desotoartscouncil.com.


Grand Fireworks Display & Festival
July 3
Latimer Lakes Park
Horn Lake, MS
Gates open at 4:00pm
Food vendors, kids zone, live music from the 41st Army Band 7:00pm – 9:00pm. For more information call 662-342-3468.

Fireworks Extravaganza & Festival
July 4
BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove Park
Southaven, MS
Gates open at 4:00pm
For more information call 800-653-8000.

4th of July Celebration with Hank Williams Jr.
July 4
Natchez Bluff
Natchez, MS
Hank Williams Jr. with special guest Steve Earle & the Dukes. Gates are open at 1:00 PM and music will begin at 3:00 PM. Food and beverages will be served and you may bring your own chairs. Following the music will be a fantastic firework show overlooking the river! For more information visit www.visitnatchez.org.

34th Annual Slugburger Festival
July 8 – 10
Corinth, MS
Slugburger eating contest, carnival, The Voice contest, beauty pageant, car show and more! Live music from Prowler & Band of Jones, Ben Mathis, AC Isbell & the Spunk Monkees. For more information call 662-287-1550.

Live at the Garden presents Little Big Town
July 17
Memphis Botanic Garden
Memphis, TN
For ticket information visit liveatthegarden.com or ticketmaster.com.

Summerland Tour
July 22
Landers Center
Southaven, MS
Featuring Everclear, Hoobastank, Living Colour and Wheatus. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Blues on the Back Porch
July 24 – Duwayne Burnside
Holly Springs, MS
Blues on the Porch is a summer music series that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to Holly Springs, to play on local porches.
For more information visit bluesontheporch.com or call 662-278-0388.

Three Dog Night
July 29
Landers Center
Southaven, MS
For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

The Beach Boys
July 29
Graceland Sound Stage
Memphis, TN
For more information visit gracelandlive.com or call 877-777-0606.

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