What makes Jackson, Mississippi the City with Soul?  It’s simply, the people!  Jacksonians are passionate people, with a triumphant spirit. Their innate sense of warm hospitality will make you feel right at home! Please request our FREE Travel Guide above (click here for our online brochure reader) or contact us directly for more information.

About Jackson CVB

Visit Jackson (Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau) is the official Destination Marketing Organization charged with attracting, promoting and facilitating events to and within our market to generate a positive economic impact to improve the quality of life of our citizens. Download the 2016 Annual Report.

City With Soul

Jackson, MS is known as the “City with Soul” because of her perseverance and triumphant spirit. She’s birthed historical marks from Civil Rights, to Civil War, to music, to award winning chefs, restaurants, museums, exhibits and attractions. 

Contact Us

Visit Jackson offers free visitor information services such as area brochures, maps, and other informative material. Please visit the brochure area of our web site or contact us directly for more information.  Email: info@visitjackson.com for general inquiries. Please click FREE TRAVEL GUIDE on home page or click here for our online brochure reader or contact us directly for more information.

Deals

Visit Jackson engages its tourism partners to secure hotel, restaurant, attraction and museum discounts, deals and packages throughout the year, as well as for specific events and festivals.  Come back often to see what new and exciting discounts are available to make your stay that much more enjoyable.

Events

Jackson boasts of hundreds of fun events, festivals, innumerable visual and performing arts, hot sports action and cool nightlife. Beautiful changing seasons offer fall and holiday events rich with tradition, spring flings and laid back summer celebrations. For additional nightlife listings, visit the Jackson Free Press.

Visit Jackson has partnered with ImGoing to bring an interactive events calendar. If your event is missing, click HERE to download our guide on How to Create Events.

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Jackson boasts of hundreds of fun events, festivals, innumerable visual and performing arts, hot sports action and cool nightlife. Beautiful changing seasons offer fall and holiday events rich with tradition, spring flings and laid back summer celebrations. For additional nightlife listings, visit the Jackson Free Press.

If your event is missing, click HERE to submit our event online form.

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Getting Around

Located at the crossroads of I-20 and I-55, Jackson is easily accessible by all modes of transportation. The Jackson International Airport is only 15 minutes from downtown. Bus/Train Station is conveniently housed downtown.  Ground distances (miles) to other major cities: Atlanta: 441 - Birmingham: 248 - Chicago: 753 - Dallas: 412 - Memphis: 208 - Miami: 979 - New Orleans: 185 - St. Louis: 505

Good Eats

Whether you're in the mood for something creative and upscale or some good down-home Southern soul food, you've come to the right place.  
The "City with Soul" has what you want, and we've got the best of it!

Check out this local eats and eateries blog to read about our award-winning chefs, historic restaurants, and signature dishes in Jackson, Mississippi.

Grants

A grant/funding program is offered through Visit Jackson to enhance visitor and tourism promotion efforts for events held in the city of Jackson through various types of assistance.  Events must demonstrate the ability to generate a major positive economic impact.

Media

Whether you’re a member of the local media, national or international outlet, there is always a great story in Jackson! You can rely on us as your Jackson Tourism experts. If you have questions or need images of Jackson, please call 1-800-354-7695 or email ymoore@visitjackson.com.

Meetings with Soul

An event in Jackson makes you and your bottom line look good!  We offer one of the region’s lowest tourism taxes, and provide one of the best complimentary meeting services packages in the nation. Jackson is  affordable, accessible, and accommodating! Click HERE for venue listing.

Must See and Do

Jackson is a great destination for a relaxed getaway to explore 27 (29 by 2017) unique museums and attractions, over 300 restaurants, hundreds of fun events and festivals, three historic cultural districts, innumerable visual and performing arts, and cool nightlife. You’ve come to the right place to explore all Jackson has to offer. Click below to start planning your trip. 

Signature Events

There are some events that both locals and guests plan their calendars around every year. This is a partial listing of those spanning every season of the year. Keep checking back – we never know what will become the next beloved tradition!

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Stay Here

Whether visiting for business or pleasure, you’ll find yourself right at home in Jackson.  Hospitality is what we do best and our options of where to lay your head offer up the best in Southern Hospitality for every type of traveler. 

Tour Professionals

There’s a funny thing about Jackson, Mississippi. People are always amazed by what they discover here. Treat your travel group to fabulous history, beautiful museums, and world-class cultural exhibits and performances during a Jackson tour. Once you’ve discovered our dynamic city, you’ll want to come back again